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Revd Humphrey Gainsborough (1718 to 1776) – Man of God, Man of Science and Man of Henley

19th April 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Humphrey Gainsborough, brother of Thomas, became Minster of the Independent Chapel (now Christ Church URC) in Henley-on-Thames in 1748 at a time of rising non-conformist thinking.  He also used his inventive spirit and engineering skills in road, bridge and lock design for the benefit of his fellow man and the people of Henley in a myriad of ways.

Booking is essential for events, please call 01491 415600.

Our café is delighted to offer a special lunch menu to visitors participating in one of our Museum events!  The delicious two course lunch will be served in the cafe.

Warm savoury tart, new potatoes with butter & chives, green salad

Selection includes:

  • Leek, gruyere & thyme
  • Chestnut Mushroom, goat’s cheese & tarragon
  • Cherry tomato, brie & basil

Delicious homemade chocolate brownie & flapjack bites.

Freshly brewed filter coffee or loose leaf Canton tea.

£12.50 per person

Please call: 01491 415602 to pre-book your lunch

If you have any queries or special dietary requirements, please contact the catering team on: Henley@leafi.co.uk


19th April 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Thames Room