The pubs of Thatcham & associated trades

Local historians Sue Broughton, Graeme Stewart, Bill Butler, Alf Wheeler and Dr Nick Young will present a history of the pubs of Thatcham. Associated coaching industry will be looked at as well as some of the trades such as white and black smiths. A connection between a member of the church with a...

The pubs of Thatcham & associated trades

Archaeology of the District

Archaeology of the District Dr Nick Young will present the archaeology of the area starting from the stone age going to the present. Malcolm Langford will be present with a selection of artefacts from his collection. Maps and photographs will show where the items were found, what they looked like...

Archaeology of the District

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An event is being organised to coincide with National Local History Month and also in memory of the late Peter Allen who passed away in May 2009. Hence the series of lectures is to be called “The Peter Allen Memorial Lectures.” The event is organised by Thatcham Historical Society and...

Peter Allen Memorial Lectures
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Archaeology of the District

Archaeology of the District
Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Archaeology of the District

Dr Nick Young will present the archaeology of the area starting from the stone age going to the present. Malcolm Langford will be present with a selection of artefacts from his collection. Maps and photographs will show where the items were found, what they looked like and their importance.

Newbury & Thatcham, a comparison

Tony Higgott and Dr Nick Young will compare the history of Newbury and Thatcham. This will include famous locals, events, buildings and more. You can decide for yourself then which has the more interesting history!

Venue: Thatcham Memorial Hall, Brownsfield Road

The pubs of Thatcham & associated trades

The pubs of Thatcham & associated trades
Date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Local historians Sue Broughton, Graeme Stewart, Bill Butler, Alf Wheeler and Dr Nick Young will present a history of the pubs of Thatcham. Associated coaching industry will be looked at as well as some of the trades such as white and black smiths. A connection between a member of the church with a local pub will be discussed and the talk will finish with a quick quiz, “Guess the pub!”

Venue: Thatcham Memorial Hall, Brownsfield Road