17 March 2008
The Society promotes and encourages the study of the history of the Parish of Hambledon. It encourages the conservation and preservation of buildings, memorials, antiquities, memorabilia, records, manuscripts and pictorial material relating to the Parish of Hambledon.
The Society owns photograph albums going back over 100 years which are kept up to date. These are displayed at village events, and are available to Hambledon residents to borrow.
The Society organizes an annual lecture on a relevant topic each spring.
Julie Steele - telephone number: 01428 682853
The 2013 AGM in March was a well attended affair, not least because of the guest speaker's excellent presentation.
Norman Gravestock gave an entertaining talk on the heritage of Hambledon. Listen to his whole speech here.
His presentation has been added to the ever expanding:
Hambledon Heritage Society Oral History Project
Article by Audrey Monk:
The Hambledon Heritage Society is also proud to announce the publicationof the first part of their Oral History Project: video and audiorecordings of villagers' stories recounting life in the Hambledonduring the 1940's. Click Click on the banner above to listen and view.
If any other Villagers have personal memories they would like to contribute, participate in this CD development project, join the Heritage Society or its Committee please contact Julie Steele on 01428-682853.
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