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2019-20 Events

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29-JanHanney History GroupA History of the Wilts and Berks Canal [*NB on Wednesday]Martin Buckland
11-FebWargrave Local History SocietyGeorgian CookingCatherine Sampson
12-FebBerkshire Family History Society (Newbury Branch)Heraldry: more than just logos for noblesChristopher Singleton
17-FebBIAGThe Reading Bell Tower Area's Heritage: David Neale, of the Bell Tower Community Association, will tell us about the many industrial sites and companies that have been present in this small area of Reading between the railway and Caversham BridgeDavid Neale
19-FebHistory of Reading SocietyA trip along the IDRGraham Turner
25-FebHanney History GroupA History of Witney BlanketsKeith Crawford
10-MarWargrave Local History SocietyAnnual General Meeting
11-MarBerkshire Family History Society (Newbury Branch)Newbury in old photographsDr Nick Young
18-MarHistory of Reading SocietyAGM followed by 'Gas: Its history and Technologies'Jo Alexander-Jones
15-MarHistory of Reading SocietyThe Lost Empire of Earley: Oliver Dixon'sCaroline Piller
24-MarHanney History GroupHanney Characters through the AgesAndy Robertson
20-AprBIAGThe Fascination of the Filament Light BulbJohn Holden
28-AprHanney History GroupSteam and Steel in the Vale - tramway & industryTony Hadland
18-MayBIAGOur Secret History: Industries in KatesgroveEvelyn Williams
20-MayHistory of Reading SocietyThe Suffragette Movement in BerkshireDr Margaret Simons
26-MayHanney History GroupOxfordshire and the Spanish Civil War 1936-39Liz Woolley
17-JunHistory of Reading SocietyGuided Tour (members only) Abbey School Museum
14-JulHistory of Reading SocietyGuided Tour (members only) Wycliffe Baptist Church
16-SepHistory of Reading SocietyThe Story of WhitleyDennis Wood
21-OctHistory of Reading SocietySailmaking in ReadingEvelyn Williams and Richard Stainthorpe
18-NovHistory of Reading SocietyA road of distinction – A Noble road in Reading: Southcote RoadAnne Jessel Green
09-DecHistory of Reading SocietyPresidential Address: Reading 1660-C1720: Politics, Progress And PersecutionJoan Dils