Upcoming Events

Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Organiser: Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery

To tie in with the Museum's 'Crime and Punishment' exhibition, Ros Clow, leader of the History Group osf the Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery, will talk about the local crimes discovered thorugh the History Group's research. The talk will cover crimes uncovered from the second half of the 19th century.

Tickets £5 from West Berkshire Museum or online. All seating is unreserved.

Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Bring in any objects you have discovered in your garden or out metal detecting to be identified and recorded by Anni Byard, the Finds Liaison Officer for West Berkshire and Oxfordshire.  Free event.

No need to book, but please contact Anni beforehand if you are making a special journey

Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


In 1647 a pamphlet of ‘True Newes from Neubery’ was printed in London. This pamphlet describes the antics of the ‘Newbury Anabaptists’, and represents just one of the many sensationalist tales of radical religion published during the English Civil War years.

Date: Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Organiser: The Newbury Society

Newbury Sociey AGM, followed by a talk by Derek Carnegie, of West Berkshire Council's Planning Service, on some of the issues currently exercising the Planning Service.

There is a small charge to cover costs, which includes coffee and biscuits. members £1, Non-members £1.50