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Afternoon talk with tea and cake – “Greenham Common over the years” with Penny Stokes
Wednesday March 14th 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Centre for Heritage & Family History
Abbey Square, Reading

Afternoon talk by Penny Stokes on “Greenham Common over the years” (including book signing)

To many people the name ‘Greenham Common’ conjures up an image of women-only peace camps, protests against cruise missiles and conflict with the police, but behind this lies a much longer and more varied history.

Eminent local author and historian, Penny Stokes, will describe the many dramas which have taken place on the common: from Redcoat musters to refugee housing, golf to glider warfare, furze-gathering to filming, and bare-knuckle prize-fighting to bomb storage. Copies of Penny’s latest book The Common Good: The Story of Greenham Common will be available to purchase, which she will be pleased to sign for you.

Tickets: £5 non-members (or £4 to members of Berkshire Family History Society) includes tea or coffee and cake.

The Centre for Heritage & Family History
Abbey Square


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