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Oral History – Information Sheet

Information sheet on Oral History produced by Karen Dignan after the training on 25 June 2020

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Oral History – Training Slides

Slides used in the training members of AHG in Oral History on 25 June 2020

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D-Day Lantern Workshops

Sat, June 1 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Participate in fun workshops to create a lantern for D-Day, at 10am and 2pm, in Aldermaston Parish Hall

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Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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Meeting & Talk – t.b.d.

Wed, January 15, 2025 @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

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Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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This meeting is free for AHG members and a meeting fee of £5 for non-members.

Aldermaston History Group

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Meeting & Talk – “The Sieges of Basing House”

Wed, April 16, 2025 @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Alan Turton will be our speaker on “The Sieges of Basing House”

Alan is a military historian, who specialises in the English Civil War and the period up to the mid-18th century.  From 1987-2011 he was the curator of the English Civil War site of Basing House (once the largest private house in Tudor England), which underwent the longest siege of the English Civil War.

By Baigent, Francis Joseph & Millard, James Elwin (1889). – Source A history of the ancient town and manor of Basingstoke in the county of Southampton; with a brief account of the siege of Basing House, A. D. 1643-1645, pages 428/429, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9921567

https://aldermastonparishhall.co.uk

Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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A.G.M. & talk

Wed, November 6 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

Talk t.b.d.

Aldermaston History Group

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https://aldermastonparishhall.co.uk

Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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2024 Heritage Open Day

Sun, September 8 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

This year’s theme is “Routes – Networks -Connections”

Aldermaston History Group

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https://aldermastonparishhall.co.uk

Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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80th Anniversary of D-Day

Thu, June 6 @ 10:00 am 5:00 pm

Aldermaston’s marking of the 80th Anniversary is being discussed by the History Group Committee, any suggestions will be welcome

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Meeting & Talk “The Swing Riots”

Wed, July 17 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

A talk about the Swing Riots by Dr David Peacock, who has promised us a connection to The Hinds Head in Aldermaston

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Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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The Swing Riots were a widespread uprising in 1830 by agricultural workers in southern and eastern England in protest of agricultural mechanisation and harsh working conditions. 

Previously Dr David Peacock gave the History group a talk on Padworth House and then subsequently lead a party of members in a tour of the house.

Aldermaston History Group

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

Wed, April 17 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

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.

https://aldermastonparishhall.co.uk

Parish Hall, The Street, Aldermaston
Reading, RG7 4LW United Kingdom
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Aldermaston History Group

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Latest BLHA Newsletter

The latest and back catalogue of the newsletters from the Berkshire Local History Association

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