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2023 meeting reports

2023 Annual General Meeting

14 March 2023

The Society's AGM and review of the year, followed by a “Bring and Tell”


14 February 2023

Dr Margaret Simons

Having told us about Reading in World War 1, this time Margaret will tell us about the campaigns over half a century to enfranchise women in Britain, culminating in The Representation of the People Act just over 100 years ago, in 1918

Jane Austen's Schooldays in Reading

10 January 2023

Joy Pibworth

Jane Austen's family had several connections to the parish of Wargrave, whilst she and her sister Cassandra were educated at a school in Reading's Abbey Gateway.
Joy returned to tell of this period and how it influenceed Jane's novels

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