HeritageEvents

15
DEC
Nottinghams Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Fair
Nottingham Sports and Rugby club

If youre a retro fan a collector of mid‐century modern or youre looking for something vintage beautiful & quirky for yourself or your home. Come visit us at our Winter fair.Always 1000s of goods to browse. Art furniture homeware kitchenalia…

15
DEC
Silent Disco Walking Tours - Guru Dudu's Christmas
Outside Pizza Express

The Guru Dudu team presents Silent Disco Walking Tours fresh from a sellout season at Edinburgh Fringe. Come on a hilarious dance‐walk adventure through Londons streets ‐ headphones provided. Listen to the hilarious commentary from your tour guide and enjoy…

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England.Some of our engines are now unique ‐…


05
JAN
Winter Weekends
Waddesdon Manor

The cold weather bring frosty mornings scenic snowdrops and winter aconites to the Waddesdon grounds. Enjoy a bracing walk on one of our five mapped routes and take in the superb wintery landscapes across the Aylesbury Vale. Take the family…

08
JAN
The Psychology of Love
Beach Blanket Babylon

Weve been taught that as long as two people really love each other things will work out ‐ the important part is finding love the rest will fall into place. Over and over again movies songs and stories remind us…

10
JAN
Talk - The Early Years of Reading's Railways
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Paul Joyce is Chairman of Reading Transport Group. Reading was linked to London by railway in 1840 and to Bristol the following year bringing important economic growth to the town. This talk focuses on the early years of the railway.…

10
JAN
Are Psychedelic's the Future of Mental Health?
Trapeze Bar

How do psychedelics produce their effects in the brain How might people benefit from consuming these remarkable compounds Will psychedelics be prescribed on the NHS for mental health conditions and if so whenLead by this entertaining and engaging speaker we…

12
JAN
Vicious Vikings
BourneHallMuseum Children's Club

He will demonstrate the fact behind the fiction. Revealing why the Beserkers were so revered within Viking culture he will show off his terrifying array of weapons. Would you be brave enough to defend your home against a Viking…

13
JAN
Thinking on Sunday: Civil Partnerships for All
Conway Hall

Should Civil Partnerships be open to both mixed‐sex as well as same‐sex couples What are the implicationsSince the introduction of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 same sex couples have been able to enter into civil partnerships. The Marriage Same Sex…

15
JAN
Winchester Ghost Tour
Royal Oak, Royal Oak Passage,

Our guides will take you on a journey around the citys historic streets sharing its many secrets with you. Youll hear about the bloody plots of treason horrific deaths and tales of dark deeds that all took place.Along the way…

15
JAN
The Science of Consciousness
Beach Blanket Babylon

Consciousness as the platform for our experiences is responsible for the most intimate and meaningful aspects of our existence. Philosophy has for centuries grappled with questions of consciousness such as whether our minds are separate from our bodies if our…

15
JAN
Stephen Hawking: His Life, Work & Legacy
Cafe 1001

How did Stephen Hawking discover the so called Theory of Everything In which ways did his lifes work have such a profound affect on Modern Science What made his findings so ground‐breaking Join award‐winning author & science journalist Dr Stuart…

15
JAN
Getting a LITTER bit tired of poor Resource Manage
The Create Centre

NEW DATEThe Future Economy Network are really excited to be welcoming representatives from the University of the West of England UWE CollectEco Vegware GENeco and Resource Futures to discuss what businesses can do to effectively manage their commercial waste.They will…

17
JAN
Mindfulness for Better Living
Beach Blanket Babylon

What does it take to change our habits or form new ones Have you ever tried to let go of an unhelpful habit that no longer serves you and have felt stuck and overwhelmed not knowing where to start making…

19
JAN
Understanding Old Handwriting Course
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

This course is held over three sessions January 19th February 2nd & 16th 2019. All three sessions for the price of £30 Berkshire Family History Society members £24. Booking required. Discoverthe structure of documents from the 17th‐19th centuries…

21
JAN
Hypnotism for Beginners
62 Rivington St

This Funzing Experience:What is it like to be hypnotised What is the difference between hypnotherapy and stage hypnosis Join Andrew Newton world‐renowned hypnotist for a mesmerising talk on the many faces of the practise exploring the benefits and its darker‐side.…

24
JAN
Talk: Getting around in the 1960s - Mike Hurst
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

An entertaining illustrated talk about how we were on the move in the Swinging Sixties.Covering cars often second hand motorbikes scooters buses air travel a railway system in apparently terminal decline the first motorways the rise of lorries…

26
JAN
Workshop: Merchant Navy Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

With tutor: Tony Wright. What is available Where do you find them Understand Seamans Certificates of Continuous Discharge Crew Lists Ships Logs Lloyds Register of Shipping Ships Movement Cards plus the many online resources available to further your research. This…

28
JAN
Quit Your Job & Follow Your Dreams
Trapeze Bar

What happens when you quit your job to follow your dreamsWeve all thought about it. Throwing in the towel. Giving your boss the finger. Quitting to start a business go traveling work for a non‐profit or just laze on a…

30
JAN
Southampton Ghost Tour
Outside Tudor House

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John…

07
FEB
Talk: Heroes of Woodley Airfield - Joy Pibworth
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

A whole host of important individuals in the history of aviation have associations with Woodley Airfield ‐ many such as Sir Douglas Bader Amy Johnson Geoffrey de Havilland and Charles Lindbergh household names.Others such as ladies world speed…

09
FEB
Census Records of England and Wales
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Two hour workshop exploring how to get the best from census records to aid your family history research. Explore the evolution of the census and examine documents from 1841 onwards to the 1939 Register. This workshop is organised by Berkshire…

10
FEB
Thinking on Sunday: Depression in a Digital Age
Conway Hall

Fiona Thomas grew up without an iPhone used actual landlines to make calls and didnt have Facebook during her adolescent years. But though her childhood took place in an analogue world she found herself suffering from the same problems many…

21
FEB
Talk: The Wilts and Berks Canal - Paul Joyce
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

The Wilts & Berks Canal opened in 1810 and links the Kennet and Avon Canal at Semington near Melksham to the River Thames at Abingdon. It was abandoned in 1914 hastened by the collapse of Stanley aqueduct in 1901 but…

09
MAR
Talk - Smiths Coaches of Reading - Paul Lacey
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Smiths Coaches of Reading were an integral part of the local scene for six decades as well as being seen all over the county on excursions tours and seasonal coastal expresses. This is the story of how the enterprise developed…

12
MAR
Guided Walk - Historic Reading with Terry Dixon
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Terry has been running Reading Walkabouts for almost three years with great feedback from those who have attended. He offers a fact packed but easy going walk exploring Readings history. This is a 2 mile walk around Reading which will…

16
MAR
Workshop - Where there's a will there's a relative
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

With tutors: Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens.This workshop will look at wills pre and post 1858 plus other probate documents such as inventories administrations and death duties. Find out their benefits for family historians and where to locate them. The…

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