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History Society: The Strange Death of Marlborough Union Workhouse

St Peter's Marlborough High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

The Strange Death of Marlborough Union Workhouse SPEAKER: Nick Baxter Nick Baxter is a local historian, author, lecturer and tour guide TOPIC: Opened in 1837, the Marlborough Union Workhouse’s early years were fraught with difficulties. In January 1849 inmates wrecked the kitchen and smashed windows. Boards covered the broken windows, except in the able bodied […]

History Society: Discovering Avebury – Landscape and People

St Peter's Marlborough High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Discovering Avebury – Landscape and People SPEAKER: Dr Nick Snashall Dr Nick Snashall is the National Trust archaeologist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. She has excavated on prehistoric, Roman and Medieval sites across Britain and Europe. An expert in the Neolithic and Bronze Age, her research interests include prehistoric stone tools, landscape […]

History Society: Marlborough’s Hidden Places

St Peter's Marlborough High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

SPEAKER:  Bob Holman Bob Holman has lived in Marlborough for a number of years and is a semi-retired coffee shop owner (The Food Gallery). After discovering the incredible capabilities of his iPhone camera, he has developed a passion for black and white photography. TOPIC: Bob Holman is a local photographer who has discovered that there […]