What's on at the
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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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From publications about the history of Highworth and surrounding villages to Town Trails books... they are all here in our new online store!

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Welcome to our website

Here you can find a wealth of historical information, documents and photographs all relating to Highworth and its neighbourhood throughout the ages. From local characters to the buildings and the ever-changing face of our town and its surrounding area, it is all here. Please browse the various sections and photographic galleries to discover for yourself the amazing stories of the people and events which have made our town what it is today.. 

churchThis site has been designed as just one of the resources available to anyone interested in the history of this area. We have endeavoured to make finding the information you want as easy as possible and we are constantly updating and adding relevant information.

We are always on the lookout for items or documents relating to Highworth and its surrounding villages to add to our archive. If you have anything which might be of interest to us, and you have no objection to the society copying or photographing it, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We hope you enjoy our site and happy hunting...

 

 

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Our Next Monthly Guest Speaker

24th April 2017
The Mat Factory in Highworth
by Dr Bryan Lawton
Situated in Brewery Street, this was once the only factory in Highworth providing employment for both men and women.

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

Upcoming Events

Check here for details on all upcoming events.

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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Highworth Historical Society.

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