Here we list events in the halls which are open to the public, free or by ticket sales.  To be listed here please email events@harwellvillagehall.co.uk

For details of all other bookings please see our bookings calendar, and our list of regular users.

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September 2018

Harwell Parish History Group – Seeing Suffragists and Suffragettes: propaganda and women’s suffrage 1860 – 1928

Wednesday, 19 September, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Jane M. Card on 19th September 2018 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Both the (law-abiding) Suffragists and the (militant) Suffragettes used expert visual propaganda.  At a time when postcards, posters and banners were very popular, they used all these - together with photographs and parades - not only to put over arguments for votes for women, but also to fight the negative images used by their opponents. Each group had its own artists’ workshop to produce…

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October 2018

Harwell Parish History Group – Putting Harwell on the Map, from Gough to Google

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by John Leighfield on Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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November 2018

Harwell Parish History Group – Deconstructing Christmas Dinner

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Malcom Thick about the origins of popular foods eaten on Christmas Day. In the Cherry Hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday 21st November 2018. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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January 2019

Harwell Parish History Group – The Geering Almshouses of Harwell

Wednesday, 16 January @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Jane Card on Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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March 2019

Harwell Parish History Group – Frost Fairs, the Little Ice Age & Climate Change

Wednesday, 20 March @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Prof. Mike Lockwood about the history and art of cold winters in southern England, on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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April 2019

Harwell Parish History Group – ‘RAF Harwell to Harwell Campus via “The Atomic”: 1937 to the present day.’

Wednesday, 17 April @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Dr. Mike Jewess on Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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September 2019

Harwell Parish History Group – Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Recipe Books: writing for and by women

Wednesday, 18 September @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Recipe Books: writing for and by women. A talk by Malcolm Thick, F.R.Hist.S. on Wednesday 18th September 2019 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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October 2019

Sustainable Harwell – Change now, protect our future

Wednesday, 2 October @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
Free

This is the second meeting of the Sustainable Harwell group. Come along and join in the discussion and planning about actions we can take as a community in Harwell to help tackle climate change, reduce waste and pollution and improve our environment.

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November 2019

Harwell Parish History Group – The Art of the Agricultural Smock

Wednesday, 20 November @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
£3

A talk by Mrs. Patricia Cooke on Wednesday 20th November 2019 at 7.30pm in the Cherry Hall. Tickets are £3 and available on the door.

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December 2019

Sustainable Harwell – All Welcome!

Wednesday, 4 December @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cherry Hall
Free

Regular meeting for all who wish to live more sustainably and contribute practically to reducing climate change and improving their local environment. We will be taking action on the projects the group voted to take forward in the summer including: Building new cycle routes and footpaths; Planting more trees within public spaces. i.e. The Rec; Setting up a recycling scheme to recycle items that can’t go into green bins; Lobbying for new-build houses to be more sustainable.  The government is…

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