Talks

What’s On -

Sir John Tomlinson talks to Barry Millington | 15 May 15:00

Acclaimed as one of the world’s leading bass baritones, Sir John Tomlinson has dominated the international opera scene for several decades, appearing at the Bayreuth Festival every year from 1988...

Bats at the museum | 01 June 20:30

A talk and walk by local bat expert James Shipman about the life of these amazing creatures. Did you know bats can live for up to 30 years? James explains...

Talk: The Armourer’s Dilemma: Armour and Firearms in the British Civil Wars | 22 June 19:00

By the Civil Wars of the mid-17th century gunpowder weaponry had come to radically affect the nature of warfare. Increasing numbers of infantry and cavalry were equipped with firearms and...

Talk: The Archaeology of Lambourn and its Downs | 18 July 13:00

This talk by Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG) member, Bob Brewer, will give an overview to the archaeology of the six millennia of settlement on Lambourn Downs (4000BC-400AD) and in...

Talk: The Berkshire Downs | 25 July 13:00

The contribution of voluntary archaeology to our understanding of the past. Janet Firth from the Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG) will talk about the 1964 excavation of the Neolithic Lambourn...

Talk: From Villa to Village | 19 September 19:00

The role of voluntary archaeology in uncovering Roman, Saxon and Medieval Berkshire Some Timed to accompany an exhibition on 60 years of work by the Berkshire Archaeology Research Group, this...