If Dickens had a camera – 8pm Wed 15th July 2020

The total number of Dickens’s works that have been translated into films or television adaptations now comes to no less than about 80 productions. Such an extraordinary figure can lead one to ask why it is that Dickens’s novels have lent themselves so readily to the 20th‐century medium […]

The Versailles Treaty: Failure or Folly – 8pm 16th September 2020

Come along  to a fascinating talk by Colin Oakes at 8.00 pm, 16th September 2020 in St Paul’s Church Hall, Tadley RG26 3PB One hundred years ago, the representatives of the triumphant imperialist powers gathered in Paris to determine the fate of the entire world. The Treaty of […]

History of Laws in England 8pm Wednesday 21st October 2020

TADS will be having a talk by Graham Loxton-Best entitled “History of Laws in England”. Come along  at 8.00 pm, 21st October 20,  in St Paul’s Church Hall, Tadley RG26 3PB

King, Boxes and Dots: the history of the Royal Mail and Post Office – 8pm Wed 18th Nov 2020

The Royal Mail can trace its history back to 1516, when Henry VIII established a “Master of the Posts”, a position that was renamed “Postmaster General” in 1710. Upon his accession to the throne of England at the Union of the Crowns in 1603, James VI moved his court to London. TADS […]