Have you visited the Ash Museum? On Saturday 12th, 10 am – 4 pm, and Sunday 13th, 10 am – 3 pm August 2023, Ash Museum is hosting a free public event called “Village Memories” at the Ash Victoria Hall. The Museum will be displaying its extensive archives, which document the local History of Ash, Ash Vale, Ash Green, and Tongham. The museum holds pop-up events throughout the year, such as a display at the Village Fete and the Ash Library. The Museum also produces many interesting books, full of knowledge and local photos. The money raised from their sale is used to fund the upkeep of the Museum’s collection. These books will be available for sale at the Village Memories event, but you can also purchase them by contacting email@example.com.
The History of Ash United Football Club by George G Blundell
This fascinating book is the easy-to-read story of the club from its beginnings in 1911. There are 36 pages with 55 illustrations (6 of them in colour). The image above shows Ash United at “The Common” in the late 1930s, with Mr Steeds on the left. Mr. John A. Steeds was Headmaster at Heathcote School from 1919-1935. He died in 1939, and he was “especially remembered because of his great love of sport and games, not only in the school but in the village”. The book £4.95.