Changes in Agriculture since the Great War

Parish Room, St. John’s Church St. John’s Road, Newbury, Berkshire

This talk will cover agriculture over the period from after the end of World War 1 up to the present day, with some references to local agriculture; and will therefore cover the period that most people are able to relate to. It will include references to the foundation of the industry, and a review of […]

The Newbury Society AGM

Parish Room, St. John’s Church St. John’s Road, Newbury, Berkshire

Annual General Meeting of the Newbury Society Newbury Society chairman David Peacock reviews the past year, talking about Newbury today, some of its attractions, and the range of challenges it faces. David Peacock researches, writes and talks on the history of the Newbury area from the Stone Age to the present day. He has written […]

Newbury Breweries

Parish Room, St. John’s Church St. John’s Road, Newbury, Berkshire

A History of Newbury’s Breweries, from the earliest records to the final demise of the industry in the town. A lavishly illustrated talk piecing together the fascinating and often complicated history of the descent of these businesses large and small. Phil Wood, an enthusiastic local historian, is President of the Newbury District Field Club. For […]