The Zulu Wars : End of an Era – 8pm Wed 19 Feb 2020

Join us at St Paul’s on the Green at Tadley for a fascinating talk on the Zulu Wars. People who have previously heard this talk seem very enthusiastic, particularly about the unexpected twist at the end of the talk! The pretext for the war had its origins in […]

Smelly Alley – 8pm Wed 18th Mar 2020

Join us at St Paul’s Church, On the Green in Tadley for a great talk by Kevin Little on the History of Smelly Alley in Reading; a tale of fish and the decline of fishmongers! Union Street, also known locally as Smelly Alley, is a pedestrian alley in […]

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 – […]

AGM and Social Evening – 18th December 8pm in St. Paul’s Hall

Come along and join us for  the AGM and Christmas Social Evening

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 […]

Author’s walking book inspired by Roman Roads adventure

A NEW Year’s resolution to walk a Roman road has turned into a much-researched and loved book for one Abbots Ann resident. In 2013, Annabel Stow made a plan to ramble along a historic path in a bid to help her poor health and discover how much an […]

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 […]