... is now open in The Old Chapel, Butts Road, Chiseldon, every Saturday until 31st October from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Admission Free.
New for 2015
• The Paper Shop - from handcart to Oakley's Spar
• Gas and Trenches - Chiseldon Camp in 1915
• 100 Years of the Women's Institute
• Our Great War Heroes from 1915
• Chiseldon Cauldron in its Iron Age landscape
Chiseldon Remembers WWI
Chiseldon Camp opened in August 1914 and many thousands of men and women were trained, hospitalised or demobilised there. As well as the home nations, ANZACs, South Africans and Canadians were all at the camp.
Stop Press! David Bailey is repeating his very popular walk round the site of the camp on Wednesday, August 5th at 6.30 pm. Numbers are strictly limited. Booking is essential. Please use: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLHG would like to collect any stories or pictures relating to the camp or the men listed on the village's War Memorials, either for display in our museum or to be retained in our archives. All original material will be returned to you after digitising.
We're now on Facebook and Twitter
You can now get updates on the work of CLHG on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/chiseldonlocalhistorygroup
or on Twitter @ChiseldonLHG
Our Next Meeting
Wednesday, July 15th, at 7.30 pm in The Church Hall, Butts Road, Chiseldon.