Aldbourne Heritage Centre
Exploring the Village Story

Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 28

Grand Opening Video now added to the Website

The video of the Grand Opening of the Heritage Centre is now available on the website.It can be found under the menu item “Heritage Centre > Grand Opening” or directly from this link.

May 27

Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail 2016

Aldbourne Heritage Centre are taking part this year in the Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail over the Late May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Come and see our entry – a representation of probably the most courageous Dabchick that ever lived. The Trail’s theme this year is “Awards” and no awards have been more deserved than those you see …

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May 27

The Village Wedding is now on Display

The typescript copy of The Village Wedding has now been scanned, its creases straightened and flattened, and the pages have been bound in acid-free archival pockets and filed in an archival binder. As from Saturday 28th May it will be available in the Heritage Centre on open shelves for all …

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May 27

Digging At Ogbourne St Andrew

Has a wonderful day on Thursday digging with Ogbourne St Andrew History Group, who with the help of a team from Cranfield University led by Karl Harrison are investigating a medieval site. They welcome volunteers even if they have never dug before.


We were very lucky with the weather , and the …

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May 27

Furze on Poors Gorse

Just a quick follow-on to Terrys talk the other night.


Furze/Gorse still survives on the field edges of Poors Gorse:

May 16

May Meeting

May Meeting

7:30pm Monday 23rd 2016

History of Aldbourne Charities

How have our ancient charities grown and changed, and are they relevant today?

A talk by Marianne Adey,  Anthony Evans and Terry Gilligan

May 13

Domain Now References New Website

The domain transfer has completed, the now directs to this website – we’re live! The official launch will come soon

May 11

ACHG Committee Meeting on 11th May

We held an exciting meeting on the evening of the 11th May