Hannington

Knight Templar Ghost Story

If you find yourself in Hannington make sure you take the time to visit the church of St. John the Baptist. When you get there take a look at the right hand side of the chancel arch and there you will find an effigy of a knight templar

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The Ghost at The Jolly Tar Public House

According to the landlord, the ghost of a 'scruffy' man has been spotted loitering in a corner at the end of the lounge bar of The Jolly Tar in Hannington. Reportedly middle aged and nearly 6 feet tall he has also been seen in the public bar by the landlady, chef and locals.

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Our Next Monthly Guest Speakers

January 27th 2020
Ticket to ride by Chris and Judy Rouse.
The perils and pleasures of early Victorian rail travel.

February 24th 2020
Wilts and Berks Canal by John Farrow.
An interesting and informative talk on how the Wilts and Berks Canal shaped the countryside around us.

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

Upcoming Events

NEW MUSEUM NOW OPEN
Don't forget to go and see our new Museum in the Visit Highworth Shop, Old Lloyds Bank, High Street.

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