HISTORY WALKS @ THE TOWER – 1ST JUNE
Walkarounds, History Tours
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE HISTORY OF THE AIRFIELD DURING THE COLD WAR.
D-DAY: THE KENNET VALLEY’S ROLE IN LIBERATING EUROPE
This talk celebrates the 75th anniversary of D Day and is being delivered by Roger Day, Tim Green, Sam McCallum and Col Mike Relph MBE, who are all trustees of the Kennet Valley at War Trust.
NO EDEN: ROBERT FITZMAURICE IN DISCUSSION WITH LUCY COX
Talks, Public Events
The artist Robert Fitzmaurice will discuss his current exhibition NO EDEN with the artist and curator Lucy Cox.
GREENHAM COLD WAR EXPERIENCE 2019
History Tours, Public Events
After the very successful performances during our official opening, Greenham Control Tower will once again be hosting the Greenham Cold War Experience in May 2019.
READING INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS – NINA WAKEFORD “AN APPRENTICESHIP IN QUEER I BELIEVE IT WAS”
Public Events, Talks
Live performance, with digital and 16mm footage.
GREENHAM HISTORY WALKS – 25TH APRIL & 4TH MAY
Immerse yourself in the history of the airfield during the Cold War.
Fundraising, Public Events
On March 21, 1982, a “Spring Equinox Festival” was celebrated by 2,000 people who gathered for music, art and other festivities at the gates of the Greenham Common airbase.
This exhibition of paintings and mixed media by the Reading -based artist Robert Fitzmaurice looks back at the social history of the site, especially the former military presence and the peace camp protests of the 1980s.
‘COMMON PEOPLE’ IN CONVERSATION
‘Common People’, an exhibition of photographs of Greenham Common Peace Camp by Wendy Carrig, is currently on show at the Tower.
Bringing the common back to life
Ed Cooper returns by popular request to give a more detailed account of the work he directed to convert the land from base to common in the late nineties.
Newbury and Thatcham in the Cold War Era – Followed by ‘Cold War Cake’
Public Events, History Tours
The renowned Thatcham based historian Dr Nick Young will reflect on the Cold War and it’s impact locally.
From Greenham to the Nobel Peace Prize
Dr Rebecca Johnson, Director, Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy (2017 Nobel Peace Laureate) who protested at Greenham in the 80’s will give a talk about the effect Greenham Common has had on the rest of her life.