VE Day 75th Anniversary

VE Day – 8 May 1945 Life in Tadley during World War II Wartime memories of Tadley The Americans in Tadley during World War II   Tadley War Memorial – World War II 32 Leading Steward W P Barlow 33 Ordinary Seaman S Bowman 34 Aircraftman 2nd Class […]

Past Talk: “William Gill, a Victorian Explorer and Spy.”

TADS Online Talk held at 8pm on Wed 6th May 2020.   By Tony Hadland   May 2020 Newsletter – Review of the Talk   Tony’s book about William Gill is now out of print, but it may be downloaded as a pdf from Tony’s website https://hadland.wordpress.com/category/william-gill/ . […]

Past Talk: The Zulu Wars : End of an Era

Talk about a 19th century prince who had a lively life, so also has our Speaker Richard, the ‘galloping major’ from the song of yesteryear. He, with a sergeant major’s voice, didn’t need our microphone. Having spent some time at Sandhurst Military Academy in 1973, he had an […]

Past talk : Beer, Sausages and Marmalade;

Food, Drink, Politics and Tourism in 19th Century Oxford; City historian Liz Woolley gave a very interesting lecture,  at St Paul’s Church Hall, Tadley  on 15th Jan 2020. Liz is a full time Local Historian and specialist on Oxford. Her talk considered the provision of food and drink […]

AGM and Social Evening – 16th December 8pm in St. Paul’s Hall

Come along and join us for  the AGM and Christmas Social Evening

Past :Talk – A Celebratory History of Christmas

Beer, Sausages and Marmalade; Food, Drink, Politics and Tourism in 19th Century Oxforda, a talk by Liz Woolley Liz is a full time Local Historian and specialist on Oxford. Her talk considered the provision of food and drink in Oxford. Oxford is a great University town and there has […]

The History and Restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal

Talk by Graham Horn  –   TADS Meeting 16th October 2019 Graham has been an active member of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust for 30 years, including serving as a trustee, so was well qualified to tell us about the canal. The canal goes from Bath in the […]

Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November

Subject: Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November   If you would like to join a group walk for BAHS members along one of the routes from Annabel’s book “Roman Roving”, please keep the following date free: Tuesday 12th November Depending on numbers, it will probably be […]

My Antiques Roadshow – 7pm 18th Sept 2019

Have you ever wondered about  the antique  vase that your Grandmother said was very old and valuable.  Why not climb up in the loft and bring it along to the  TADS  Antiques Roadshow and  ask Simon Jones if she was right? Join us at 7pm at St Paul’s Church […]

Hampshire Field Club & Archaeological Society

Upcoming meetings of Hampshire Field Club 15th October TUESDAY Historic Buildings Section, at 8.00 pm Dr Andew Budge will give a lecture on ‘The Collegiate Churches founded by the Bishop of Winchester’; the lecture will be preceded by the Section’s AGM. 7.30 pm, Peter Symonds College 2nd November SATURDAY […]