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PROGRAMME 2024

Thursday 13th June 2024

Visit to Chawton House and Library of Early Women's Writing
This is a self drive visit
 and is limited to 30 members only. Commencing at 2:00pm for a guided tour of the house and library and followed by a cream tea at 3:30pm. CLICK HERE for details of the history of the house and this visit.

24/4/24 This event is now fully booked. If you complete the booking form you can join a waiting list for any cancellations. 

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Tuesday 9th July 2024

Visit to Ham House and Gardens
Ham House on the banks of the River Thames  was originally built in 1610 and was leased from King Charles I. After coffee on arrival, you will be free to visit the House (no conducted tours, but there is an excellent Guidebook). A bookable tour of the gardens is also available. Lunch can be purchased in the Orangery cafeteria.
This visit will be by coach leaving Basingstoke at 10:00am with pick up points also at Hook and Hartley Wintney.

CLICK HERE for details of the house and this visit.

8/6/2024 There are now only a few places remaining for this event. When fully booked you can complete the form to go onto a waiting list for any possible cancellations.

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Thursday 15th August 2024

Cream Tea and Talk
The Tootler

Presented by Colin Pawson, ‘The Tootler’, will be dressed in the uniform of a 19th Century Road Coach Guard when he joins us for our annual cream tea.
Commencing at 2:30pm - doors open 2:00pm

His talk, including a coach-horn demonstration, starts with the early Royal....

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Thursday 29th August 2024

MIDSOMER MURDERS MYSTERY TOUR
Join us for a Midsomer Murders Mystery tour through the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, which make up the area known as 'Midsomer' where, to date, there have been over 200 murders!

CLICK HERE for further details of this visit. 

Thursday 17th October 2024

Details of this talk to follow

Thursday 21st November 2024

Details of this talk to follow

Friday 13th December 2024

Christmas Lunch at Highfield Park Hotel 
Further details and booking form will be added later in the year.

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