Aldbourne Heritage Centre
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Jun 19

More Church Graffiti

On Sunday we had a visit from Tony Hack and his colleagues who are working on identifying medieval church graffiti across the county. In the course of their visit more items were located, including this one:

As with other graffiti images I have traced over it to make it easier to read.

Let the …

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May 16

Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail

 

Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May

May 16

May Meeting – Snap

We’re back to our usual venue of Lottage Road Methodist Chapel for our May meeting which will be held on Monday 22nd May at 7:30pm

SNAP

The Rise and Fall of a Downland Village

John Dymond will bring to life the story of our abandoned hamlet and …

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Apr 26

Graffiti Talk Online

I’ve just put the images and text from the graffiti talk onto the website – they can be found here

As mentioned the talk we’re also interested in hearing from anyone who has found names/dates/symbols carved into build materials in their home (Warwick and Valerie are now aware of a name and a date …

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Apr 24

April Meeting

Our April meeting will be held on Monday 24th April at 7:30pm in St Michael’s Church jointly with the Friends of St Michael’s

Graffiti in the Church

Chris Rust will report on the survey of Graffiti in the church which he and a small team carried out …

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Jun 26

June Meeting

Yew Tree Cottage, Albert Stacey & his Shop

by the current occupant, Warwick Hood

and  . . .

The Fustian and other Industries in Aldbourne

 by Alan Heasman

Everybody welcome! Please spread the word among your friends and neighbours.

The meeting will …

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Jun 13

Cream Tea and Valuation Day

We would like to thank everyone who came along to the valuation day.

We hope that you had a good time and enjoyed it.  We would also like to thank the Kidson Trigg valuers for their hard work and expertise.

And of course last but not least thanks to everyone who helped set up …

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Jun 02

Valuation & Cream Tea Event

Did you miss your chance at getting your items valued by Antiques Roadshow or Flog It? All is not lost, why not come along to…

Valuation

and

Cream Tea Event!

Sunday June 12th 2.30-4.30

  Valuations by our …

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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 11

ACHG Committee Meeting on 11th May

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

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