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Charities Talk Video Now Available

I’ve just recorded the Charities talk that Terry gave a while ago, you can watch on Facebook & YouTube

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Fire!

We’ve published a new video: Fire! by Cassie Rust: Facebook & YouTube

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New Video: Prehistoric Aldbourne

We’ve posted a new video – it’s on “Prehistopric Aldbourne” – a talk that would have been given by Cassie in June, but it’s now available at Facebook & YouTube

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New Graffiti Tlka Video Available

A newly updated version of Cassies talk on the graffiti in St Michaels is now available on Facebook or YouTube

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New Online Talk – The Duchy of Lancaster & the Manor of Aldbourne

A talk by John Dymond, given to the Aldbourne Community Heritage Group on 28th September 2015 A review of what is known about the history of the Royal Manor of Aldbourne since Anglo-Saxon times through until it ceased to be part of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1626. It also touches on how the manor […]

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Finishing My Bronze Age Dagger

A few weeks before the lockdowns started I was lucky enough to attend a Bronze Age dagger workshop day at Berrycroft Hub, taught by James Dilley. We each cast our own dagger, but we’re left to put a handle on them at home, so now I’ve got a got a bit of free time, and […]

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Corona Virus – AGM and Centre Opening

We have taken the decision to postpone both the AGM and the opening of the centre. We will publicise new dates when it would be safe to hold the AGM and open the centre. In the mean time we hope that everyone will remain safe. We can still be contacted via email and facebook.

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Members’ visit to Wiltshire Museum in Devizes

Tuesday 12th November a small group had an enjoyable visit to the County museum in Devizes, where we viewed finds from the archaeological dig at Barnes Yard prior to its development in 2011, and a selection of maps relating to Aldbourne’s history and the surrounding area.

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Band of Brothers Finds Arrive

On Friday 8th November we were very happy to welcome Richard Osgood and Harvey Mills to Aldbourne, with them they brought the finds from the dig in May. These have now been cleaned and logged at Devizes. John our curator now has the pleasant job of working out which to put on display next year. […]

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Liddiard Family Gathering 12-14th April 2019

Do you have any Liddiard, Lidiard or Lydiard (or any other spelling) amongst your ancestors? The flyer for the event is below, but more details can also be found here

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