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Our Next Meeting

... is on Wednesday, March 21st at 7.30 pm in The Church Hall, Butts Road, Chiseldon SN4 0NJ.

The Lost Downland Village of Snap
A talk by John Dymond

John will trace the history of this prosperous medieval village not five miles from Chiseldon: its ‘boom’, its sudden decline, and its final abandonment at the turn of the 20th century.  Not forgetting a curious postscript in the County Court!

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 2017-18 programme of talks and events, click here.

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.

Photo Archive
The username and password for the photo archive have changed.  Members can download a Terms of Use form here. When we receive your completed form, we will give you the new login details.

Talk & Tour - 'The People in the Church'
The stories behind some of the family monuments in Holy Cross Church.  This tour will be available at the Church Fête on Saturday, June 23rd.  If you would like to pre-book for a tour on that day, click here.

Talk & Tour - 'Chiseldon Camp'
Chiseldon Camp 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 join the waiting list for the next tour, click here.

Chiseldon Museum
The Museum in The Old Chapel, Butts Road will re-open on Saturday, April 14th with new exhibitions, including details of Chiseldon men who died in The Great War in 1918.  (Picture of Chiseldon School Class 6 visit.)
Supported by Chiseldon Parish Council
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