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Our Next Meeting

... is our annual Study Trip, this year to Wantage, on Wednesday 16th August, meeting at the Vale and Downland Museum in Wantage at 2.00pm.

The cost is £5 per person (members and partners/significant others only), payable in advance to Alan Morton, and includes a guided walk - "In the Steps of Alfred and Betjeman" - and a cream tea.

For a street plan of Wantage, click here.  For a landmark Betjeman Plan, click here.

Meetings are free to members, but there is a £3.00 charge for visitors.  Why not join us?  Membership is still only £10 a year.  For details of the 2017 programme of talks and events, click here.

Summer Soirée
... on  Saturday, July 22nd raised £230 for an information board telling the history of the village centre.  It will be sited near Oakleys Spar, where the old station used to be.

Talk & Tour of Chiseldon Camp
Chiseldon Camp was built in 1914 and closed in 1961.  It trained thousands of British, American and Commonwealth troops in both World Wars.  David Bailey, author of two books on the camp, gives an occasional talk and tour of the site.  If you would like to be put on the waiting list for the next one, click here.

Chiseldon Museum
The Museum in The Old Chapel, Butts Road is open, with new displays to supplement the permanent exhibition: The Ridgeway Theatre Company 1998-2012; and details of Chiseldon men who died in The Great War in 1917 – Frederick Bailey, William Gullis and V J (Jack) Horton.

The Museum is open every Saturday until October, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.  Admission is free.

We can offer talks to interested groups on the village and its history, on the Cauldrons and on Chiseldon Camp. Please get in touch via the website, email or phone for more details.

Supported by Chiseldon Parish Council
Copyright CLHG 2017
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