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As well as monthly evening lectures we hold a wide variety of field visits, exhibitions and displays. Details can be found on this website.

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Our Next Monthly Guest Speaker

March 25th 2019
‘Thirty Five Shillings’ by Andy Binks.
Andy Binks is back to talk on his time at the GWR works. He starts with joining the apprentice school. Andy has a vast collection of railway photos and always gives a lively talk.

April 29th 2019
‘The GWR house and village’ by Michael Stubbs.
The small house has now been taken over by The Mechanics' Institution Trust. It is being refurbished and is once again open on certain dates. This talk includes the story of the first family to live there.

Prices for Lectures:
Members: Free of charge
Visitors: £3.00.

Upcoming Events

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Your Help Wanted

If you have any information, documents or photographs regarding the history of Highworth and surrounding villages and are willing for us to include them on this website we would love to hear from you.

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