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PROGRAMME 2016 - 2017

ALL THESE EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN THE CROSS BARN
TALKS START AT 7.45 PM.    VISITORS WELCOME - £3

 


Fri. Sep. 9 THE ROLE OF THE LORD LIEUTENANT OF HAMPSHIRE
Speaker: Brigadier David Harrison JP DL, a Deputy Lieutenant
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Fri. Oct.14 THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS, WHICH TOOK PLACE THIS DAY 950 YEARS AGO.
Speaker: Dr. Mathew Bennett who is a widely published military historian with particular expertise in the medieval period. He taught at Sandhurst Military Academy for over 30 years and is a trustee of the Battlefield Trust.
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Fri .Nov.11 PORTSMOUTH – HARLOTS, DUNG AND GLORY, 1100 – 1805
Speaker: Andrew Negus, Historian and Blue Badge Guide for Central Southern England.
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Fri. Dec.2 THE SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS DINNER WITH A SHAKESPEAREAN THEME
(to mark 400 years since his death)                  (By pre-booked ticket only)
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Fri. Jan.13 AGM followed by “HOW THE PARISH HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE PAST 1000 YEARS AND THE REASON FOR PRIDE IN WHERE WE LIVE”
Speaker: Our Chairman, John Champion
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Fri. Feb.10 THE ALMSHOUSES OF HAMPSHIRE.
Speaker: Our President, Derek Spruce, Historian
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Fri..Mar.10 A DIP INTO THE ARCHIVES OF THE WILLIS MUSEUM, BASINGSTOKE - From the press gang snatch of the Napoleonic War to the missing old master paintings of l987.
Speaker: John Hollands, Friends of Willis Museum Publicity Officer.
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Fri. Apr.7 THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF READING
Speaker: Joan Dils, Local historian and President of the History of Reading Society
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