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Virtual Talk Sept 23rd

Zoom Meeting

This virtual talk is to try out using the Zoom Meetings platform for talks and interactive sessions, particularly during the lockdown restrictions due to the Coronvirus pandemic. Topics Searching the Online Historyan introduction to the new Group website pagesAldermaston early historyQ&A The talk will be lead by Chris Boott Zoom Meeting Details No need to … Continue reading "Virtual Talk Sept 23rd"

Talk on SHAW HOUSE by Sarah Somerville

Topic: Shaw House TalkTime: May 12, 2021 07:30 PM London Join Zoom Meetinghttps://westberks-gov-uk.zoom.us/j/82114676698?pwd=REhSUnF4c1R6QW05TTNpYlZjUVQxZz09 Meeting ID: 821 1467 6698Passcode: 773723

2021 A.G.M. & Talk

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Annual General Meeting of the Aldermaston History Group followed by a talk (t.b.d.)

Talk Jan 19th, 2022

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

A talk by Professor Mike Fulford on "Roman Silchester" The Officers Mess, The Hinds Head, Aldermaston The venue may change depending on the number of people that want to attend This talk is free to Members of the Aldermaston History GroupNon-members £5 Find out more about membership

Meeting & Film “Aldermaston Pottery : The Last Glaze Firing”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

This is a film made by Tony Booth in 2006 of the last firing of the wood burning kiln at Aldermaston Pottery. We will be fortunate to have with us two of the potters featured in the film, Andrew Hazelden and Ursula Waechter, who will be able to answer questions and add further insights about the … Continue reading "Meeting & Film “Aldermaston Pottery : The Last Glaze Firing”"

Meeting & Talk “Motoring in the Kennet Valley”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

The format is that of a usual Aldermaston History Group Meeting with the main section being an interesting talk. The talk at this meeting will be entitled "Motoring in the Kennet Valley" by Roger Day & Tim Green who authored the book Motoring History of the Kennet Valley Provisional date & venue for Aldermaston History … Continue reading "Meeting & Talk “Motoring in the Kennet Valley”"

Meeting & Talk “Not all Beer and Skittles”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

At this meeting there will be updates about the History Group followed by a talk "Not all Beer and Skittles" A Short History of Pubs, Beer and Breweries by Sue Ellis Sue Ellis is an amateur historian who moved to Thatcham in 1983, and has since become immersed in the history of West Berkshire. She … Continue reading "Meeting & Talk “Not all Beer and Skittles”"

A.G.M. & Talk “Royal Berkshire Archives”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of Aldermaston History Group that will be followed by a talk by archivist Rosie Everritt on the Royal Berkshire Archives. Open to members and non-members

Meeting & Talk “The Mount Family and Wasing Estate”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Josh Dugdale, owner of Wasing Estate, will talk about the history of the Mount family and the Wasing Estate.

Meeting & Talk “Reminiscences of A.E.I. 1956-1963”

Officers Mess, Hinds Head Hinds Head,Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, Berkshire, United Kingdom

A.E.I. bought Aldermaston Court after WWII and there developed the first private nuclear reactor. This meeting is free for AHG members and a meeting fee of £5 for non-members.