DIARY OF EVENTS - 2021-2022 Season

Meetings are normally held at 7.30pm in The Corn Exchange, Hungerford. RG17 0NJ.

2021

Sep 22: “Lady Craven and Benham Park” by Helen Lockhart

Oct 27: “Yanks in the Kennet Valley – the Friendly Invasion of the Marlborough Area by the US Army in WWII” by Neil Stevens

Nov 24: “London 1851 and the Great Exhibition” by Mick Gilbert

2022

Jan 26: “Fuelling the Town – A History of Hungerford’s Petrol Filling Stations” by Roger Day

Feb 23: ‘’The Ship, the Lady and the Lake - The Extraordinary story and rescue of a Victorian Steamship in the Andes” by Meriel Larken

Mar 23: “A Nice Quiet Life - The story of a Merchant Seaman 1908-1946” by Rob Chicken

Apr 27: "Salt from the Hellath-du: A History of the Mines and Brines of Cheshire" by Dr Chris Carlon, BSc, PhD, FSEG, FGS.

May 13: Annual Outing: Great Chalfield Manor near Melksham in the morning; The Courts Garden (NT), Holt, Bradford-on-Avon in the afternoon. Depart 09.30. Return approx. 17.00.

May 25: ‘’Historic Clockmakers of Hungerford’’ by Dr Hugh Pihlens

Jun 22: AGM and Social

Past Talks and events:

All past talks and events (including reports, summaries and other information) are now listed on the Past Events page.