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Heritage Walk: Central Newbury | 29 May 14:30

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 the Domesday...

Heritage Walk: Northbrook Street & Speenhamland | 18 June 14:30

A walk along Northbrook Street to the Clock Tower, to talk about Newbury during the coaching era, and the Speenhamland System.  Along the way it takes in a range of...

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...

Heritage Walk: Wartime Newbury | 08 July 11:30

A guided walk within the largely pedestrian town centre to see the sites which played a part in the two World Wars. We shall see where the film ‘The Battle...

Heritage Walk: Around the Kennet & Avon Canal | 16 July 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...

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...

Heritage Walk: Lambourn Seven Barrows | 23 July 14:00

Through this short guided walk (half a mile), West Berkshire Heritage (West Berkshire Council) with West Berkshire Countryside Society will demonstrate how important archaeology and chalkland wildlife are, and how...

Heritage Walk: Central Newbury | 04 August 11:30

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 the Domesday...

Heritage Walk: Market Place and Cheap Street | 06 August 14:30

Starting in the Market Place, the site of the Guildhall, the stocks and Queen Victoria’s statue, and then following a path towards the railway station, including the site of the...

Heritage Walk: In the Footsteps of Newbury Artists | 13 August 14:30

A guided walk within the mainly pedestrian town centre to see how artists have interpreted Newbury’s buildings and street scenes between the 1780s and the mid-20th century.  In the days...

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...

Heritage Walk: Bartholomew Street and The City | 20 August 14:30

A walk through Newbury’s past led by Phil Wood, taking in Bartholomew Street on the way to The City. Almshouses and breweries, churches and pubs, bombs and burial grounds: tales...

Heritage Walk: Central Newbury | 28 August 14:30

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 the Domesday...

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...