Jan 2020 talk : Beer, Sausages and Marmalade;

Food, Drink, Politics and Tourism in 19th Century Oxford; FOOD fans and history buffs are invited to a talk  on the history of Oxford’s food industry. City historian Liz Woolley gave a very interesting lecture,  at St Paul’s Church Hall, Tadley  on 15th Jan 2020. Ms Woolley – […]

November 2019 Talk – A Celebratory History of Christmas

We were lucky to have an  interesting and informative talk about a Celebratory History of Christmas given by Andy Thomas on 20 November 2019  in St. Paul’s Tadley Church Hall, on Tadley Green.

The History and Restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal

Talk by Graham Horn  –   TADS Meeting 16th October 2019 Graham has been an active member of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust for 30 years, including serving as a trustee, so was well qualified to tell us about the canal. The canal goes from Bath in the […]

Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November

Subject: Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November   If you would like to join a group walk for BAHS members along one of the routes from Annabel’s book “Roman Roving”, please keep the following date free: Tuesday 12th November Depending on numbers, it will probably be […]

My Antiques Roadshow – 7pm 18th Sept 2019

Have you ever wondered about  the antique  vase that your Grandmother said was very old and valuable.  Why not climb up in the loft and bring it along to the  TADS  Antiques Roadshow and  ask Simon Jones if she was right? Join us at 7pm at St Paul’s Church […]

Hampshire Field Club & Archaeological Society

Upcoming meetings of Hampshire Field Club 15th October TUESDAY Historic Buildings Section, at 8.00 pm Dr Andew Budge will give a lecture on ‘The Collegiate Churches founded by the Bishop of Winchester’; the lecture will be preceded by the Section’s AGM. 7.30 pm, Peter Symonds College 2nd November SATURDAY […]

A Guided Walk round Hampstead Norreys, 3rd August 2019

Saturday afternoon of 3rd August, assembling at 1.15 pm for a 1.30 pm start from the gate by the church. Post code RG18 0TD. (There is ample car parking in the area and a toilet at hand). It is a circular walk of about 2 miles, mostly flat, […]

The History of Blood Letting – Talk by Dr. Tim Smith

TADS Meeting 19th June 2019 Talk by Dr. Tim Smith, Retired Consultant Anaesthetist; Curator, Royal Berkshire Medical Museum   Leeches. Some shudder at the thought of them. The Amazonian ones grow to3 feet (92 cms) in length. The smaller European medicinal leech – Hirudo medicinalis – has been […]