Evening Class: 2,000 Years Around Newbury

15 January 12:00

An introduction to the history of the Newbury area over 2,000 years, covering a different period each week which will include major events, people and architecture from the Romans to the Victorians, with examples
from local towns and villages. 

The course also provides details of the wide range of sources available to those studying the history of the area.

Dr. David Peacock has researched, written about and taught the history of West Berkshire and the Newbury area for many years.  He is the author of the 2011 edition of The Story of Newbury; his Ph.D. investigated Jack of Newbury and the Tudor cloth industry.

This course is suitable for a wide range of students: those seeking an introduction to the history of the area, as well as those with specialist knowledge of particular periods or places.  There will be an opportunity to request specific topics.

Tutor: Dr. David Peacock
To book please call the Museum 01635 519562 or email museum@westberks.gov.uk

West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury RG14 5AS.  Tel: 01635 519562
8 week course from 15th January – 12th March 2019 (not including 19th February, half-term)
7pm – 9pm | £80