Local Heritage

What’s On -

Heritage Walk: Churches & Chapels: Past & Present | 14 April 14:30

A guided walk on level ground to some of Newbury’s town-centre places of worship, both past and present. As well as a brief history of the denominations and their association...

Heritage Walk: Around the Kennet & Avon Canal | 17 April 14:30

A circular walk led by Phil Wood, taking in the Market Place, Newbury Wharf, Victoria Park, Newbury Lock, West Mills and St Nicolas Church during which we cover Newbury’s history...

Local Heritage Roadshow | 22 April 10:00

Saturday 22nd April, 10am - 4pm West Berkshire Museum Pop in to the museum and find out more about the many local clubs, groups and societies in the area dedicated...

Heritage Walk: Local History of Wash Common | 01 May 14:30

A 2 hour ramble through 4500 years of human occupation of Wash Common, from Neolithic through enclosure, local industry & turnpike roads to housing estates.  Mostly pavements & footpaths.  NB...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 17 May 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 17th May 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...

Talk: Thatcham in old photographs | 17 May 19:00

Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - 8pm West Berkshire Museum A talk by Dr Nick Young to tie-in with one of our current exhibitions, Thatcham Remembered. The talk will include a...

Heritage Walk: Central Newbury | 29 May 14:30

WALK DETAILS: A walk taking in the Market Place, Newbury Wharf, Victoria Park, Newbury Lock, Northcroft Lane and the south of Northbrook Street with its alleyways, showing Newbury’s history from...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 21 June 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 21st June 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 19 July 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 19th July 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 16 August 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 16th August 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 20 September 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 20th September 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...

Archaeological Finds Surgery | 15 November 14:00

  West Berkshire Museum 15th November 2017, 2pm - 4pm, FREE Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded...