Building Spitfires Without a Factory – 13 November 2023

A TADS talk by Alan Matlock Monday 13 November 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

The Windsor Chair – 9 October 2023

A TADS talk by Stewart Linford Monday 9 October 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

The Complete History of Thatcham – 11 September 2023

A TADS talk by Dr Nick Young Monday 11 September 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

The Livery Companies of London -10 July 2023

A TADS talk by Lance Whitehouse Monday 10 July 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

Duke of Wellington his Life and Service – 12 June 2023

A TADS talk by Brigadier Michael Aris Monday 12 June 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

A Walk through Tadley – 13 March 2023

A TADS Project Group talk Monday 13 March 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Share this page

All Things British – Eccentrics Heroes and Tea – 13 February 2023

A TADS talk by Susan Howe Monday 13 February 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Hear about the 19th century Dean of Westminster Abbey who barbecued bumblebees and cooked moles in batter to serve to his guests; unlikely heroes, such […]

Last Man Standing – the Local Defence Volunteers – 9 January 2023

A TADS talk by Dale Johnson Monday 9 January 2023; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Dale will talk about talk about the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) before it become known as the Home Guard. The Home Guard was set up […]

Commonwealth War Graves Commission – 16 November 2022

A TADS talk by Andy Day   Wednesday 16 November 2022; 8.00 pm at St Paul’s Church, The Green, Tadley   An illustrated talk on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Share this page

Whiteknights – from family estate to university campus – 19 October 2022

Join us for a TADS talk by Ian Burn. Wednesday 19 October 2022; 8.00 pm at St Paul’s Church, The Green, Tadley An illustrated talk on the history of Whiteknights Park in Reading, from the late 1700s through to the present day. The talk will start with the […]

The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst – 21 September 2022

A TADS talk by Richard Anderson Wednesday 21 September 2022; 8.00 pm at St Paul’s Church, The Green, Tadley   Richard will talk about the history of The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS),  where all officers in the British Army are trained to take on the responsibility of […]

Flying the Vulcan Bomber – a personal perspective 8pm Wed 21st April 2022

“Flying the Vulcan bomber.” Wed April 21, 2022, 8 PM St. Paul’s Church, The Green, Tadley Join us for a fascinating  online talk on the Vulcan bomber by Squadron Leader Joe Marsden, Joe’s talk will concentrate on the Vulcan – illustrated by photos and film clips to show […]

Memsahibs and their Servants – 8pm 18th May 2022

A TADS talk by Jenny Malin Join us to discover the very first memsahibs to set foot into India in 1617 and how a fair amount of hoodwinking by these ladies enabled them to travel out to the East Indies at a time when the East India Company […]

From Belgium to Basingstoke – World War I Medical Services – 8pm 15th June 2022

In 2014 TADS presented an exhibition on the men whose names were inscribed on Tadley War Memorial. From the research for that exhibition TADS Project Group has produced a presentation on the background of medical procedures at the front and the long and often tortuous route back to […]

Animals in the Lives of Famous People -TADS Wed 16 March 2022

Susan Howe – “Animals in the lives of their famous owners.” While in Athens in 1850, Florence Nightingale saw some boys playing with a ball of fluff, which turned out to be a baby owl. She rescued the owlet, named Athena, and hand-reared her, carrying her around in […]