Highclere Battle of The Proms

Summer celebrations with music, fireworks, Spitfire, cannons and cavalry! Highclere Castle was the seat of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon who, in 1922, famously discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun with his colleague Howard Carter. More recently, the Castle has become the central character in the ITV period drama 'Downton Abbey' which has achieved extraordinary international …

Russell Watson

Englefield House and grounds will provide a spectacular backdrop to a an outdoor concert with one of Britain's most loved singers, Russell Watson, on Sunday 24th July 2022. The Last Night of the Heritage Proms with Russell Watson shows will feature the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra conducted by David Arnold, as well as featuring composer …

A Selection of Talks

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In-person local history course: 2,000 Years Around Newbury Online Talk:The Archaeology of Hungerford In-person talk: The Breweries of Newbury In-person talk: Not All Beer and Skittles Tutor David Peacock presents an introduction to the history of the Newbury area over 2,000 years, covering a different period each week.It includes major events, people and architecture from …