The Versailles Treaty: failure or folly – 11th March 2024

A TADS talk by Colin Oakes Monday 11th March 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU The Versailes treaty of 1919 ended the war against Germany, but it is also seen as a great folly. It is more than 100 years […]

500 Years of the Vyne, Basingstoke – 8th April 2024

A TADS talk by Claire Tilson Monday 8th April 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU The Vyne has been home to lords and ladies for over five centuries. Through the years it’s hosted Tudor kings and queens, been the home […]

General Brock and the Maiwand Lion – 13th May 2024

A TADS talk by Mike Cooper Monday 13th May 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU The Maiwand Lion in Forbury Gardens, Reading commemorates a battle fought in Afghanistan in 1880. The lion is posed in snarling defiance to the north […]

The Great Train Robbery – 10th June 2024

A TADS talk by Tony Keep Monday 10th June 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU Tony Keep is a volunteer guide at the Thames Valley Police museum, Sulhampstead. He retired from Thames Valley Police as a Chief Constable in 1995 […]

Stratfield Saye House – a virtual tour – 8th July 2024

A TADS talk by Michael Aris/Richard Bennett Monday 8th July 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU This will be a return visit to TADS by Michael Aris and Richard Bennett who have previously given talks on the life and campaigns […]

The Complete History of Thatcham – 9th September 2024

A TADS talk by Dr Nick Young Monday 9th September 2024; 8.00 pm at Heath End Village Hall, Heath End Road, Baughurst, RG26 5LU From the earliest finds of the Stone Age to the Romans, Saxons and the present day. The second of a two – part talk […]