The society exists to promote an interest, not only in the local history of Thatcham and district, but also in historical matters in general.

Cold Ash Heritage Open Days

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September
2 – 5 pm

THE SECOND BATTLE OF NEWBURY 1644: FUNDRAISING WALKS

Sunday 13 October 2013

10:30am at the entrance to Speen Recreation ground on Station Road, Speen (RG14 1UD)

2:30pm outside Shaw House, Church Road, Shaw, (RG14 2DR)

Telstar: The whole story

Speaker(s): 
Rob Bradford
Date: 
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 7:30pm

On Monday 24th June 2013, Rob Bradford gave a very different talk which he dedicated to the late Peter Allen.

Shaw House Summer Fair

Shaw House Summer Fair

Shaw House Summer Fair, 21st July 2013, 11am to 4pm - Free Entry

Archaeology of the District

Speaker(s): 
Dr Nick Young
Speaker(s): 
Tony Higgott
Speaker(s): 
Malcolm Langford
Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 10:30am

Archaeology of the District

Dr Nick Young will present the archaeology of the area starting from the stone age going to the present. Malcolm Langford will be present with a selection of artefacts from his collection. Maps and photographs will show where the items were found, what they looked like and their importance.

Newbury & Thatcham, a comparison