The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

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 […]

Whiteknights – from family estate to university campus

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 time when […]

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 […]

The Wren Churches of London – Lance Whitehouse 8pm 16th Feb 2022

Join us for a fascinating talk: a tour of the Wren Churches in the City given by Lance Whitehouse, Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Bakers. After the Great Fire of London in 1666, Christopher Wren was instructed to design and rebuild 51 churches in the city. He […]

Twyford Waterworks – 8pm 20th July 2022

Join us for a TADS talk by Matthew Feldwick Twyford Waterworks is an Edwardian pumping station containing a unique selection of buildings and machinery within a rural downland setting in the heart of Hampshire. The site was given the status of a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 1973 and […]