Posts

HAHG Lecture: The Swing Riots

Two volunteers from the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading, Jenny Knight and Kaye Gough, introduced the Museum to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group at their monthly meeting […]

Henley Army Cadet Force Remembers Fallen WW1 Soldier Alfred Barnes

Henley Army Cadet Force remember fallen WW1 soldier Alfred Barnes by rejuvenating his grave on the 101st anniversary of his death. Henley Detachment adopted the grave in 2014, as Alfred […]

HAHG Lecture: Goring and Streatley Through the Ages

Janet Hurst of the Goring Gap Local History Society spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 5 March about the evolution of Goring and Streatley over the last couple […]

HAHG Lecture: The General Election of 1906

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed another talk by Michael Redley about Victorian and Edwardian Henley on 5th February, this time about the General Election of 1906 […]

HAHG Lecture: The Wilts & Berks Canal

A talk on the Wilts & Berks Canal, by Martin Buckland of the Canal Trust, was enjoyed by members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 8 January. The Canal […]

Henley Archaeological and Historical Group Lecture: Culham Court

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk on 6 November by Phillada Ballard on Culham Court, near Aston, currently occupied by Urs Schwartzenbach. There was a last-minute […]

HAHG Lecture: Boudicca – Warrior Queen or Rebel?

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group welcomed again Dr Jill Eyers on 2 October, to give them a talk on Boudicca, probably better known to most of us as […]

HAHG Lecture: Invincible No Longer – Diamonds in the Medieval World

Renowned gemmologist Dr Jack Ogden gave members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group the last talk of the summer on the history of diamonds on 5th June, illustrated with […]

HAHG Lecture: Treasures Beneath our Feet – The Watlington Hoard

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group were lucky enough to hear a talk on 1st May by James Mather, the finder of the nationally-important Watlington Hoard. James has […]

HAHG Lecture: Anne Damer – Sculpting Society

Sophie Ridley, Assistant Curator at the River and Rowing Museum, presented a fascinating and beautifully illustrated talk to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on 3 April on the life and […]