BerkshireHeritage

23
JAN
Talk: The Friends Ambulance Unit in WW 1 & 2
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

The Friends Ambulance Unit FAU was a volunteer ambulance service founded by individual Quakers in line with their Peace Testimony.It operated during both World Wars and beyond and in many countries. Speaker Sue Smith will talk about the FAU in…

Location: Reading
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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06
FEB
Talk: Caversham Court and its history
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

There have been houses on the land known as Caversham Court Gardens since the 12th Century. Dr John Evans will talks about the families who lived there their homes and their influence on the gardens.This event is organised by Berkshire Family History…

Location: Reading
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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20
FEB
The Nabobs of Berkshire Talk by Clive Williams
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Nabobs were employees of the East India Company during the 18th and 19th centuries who made their fortunes in India and returned home to England as wealthy men. So many made their home in Berkshire in the 18th century that the county…

Location: Reading
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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07
MAR
Pop Pirates of the 1960s Talk by Tony Hadland
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Discover or perhaps rediscover the story of the offshore pirate radio stations of the 1960s including Big L and Radio Caroline. Tony explains how restrictions on broadcasting light entertainment existed in the UK from the earliest days of public broadcasting led to…

Location: Reading
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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