The Buttercross, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9BL
Dr Anderson-Faithful will be leading a women’s history walk around ancient Winchester. She will be pointing out sites of interest with reference to Josephine Butler, Mary Sumner, Laura Ridding, Charlotte Yonge and many more fascinating characters.
Join us for a fascinating walking tour of Winchester, even those who have lived in Winchester for decades will probably discover new facts about their home city.
Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful is a fount of knowledge when it comes to women’s history in Winchester. She is the author of Mary Sumner, Mission, Education and Motherhood: thinking a life with Bourdieu (Lutterworth 2018). A long term resident of Winchester, she is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winchester, where she teaches history and the pedagogy of history. Sue is a member of the university’s Centre for the History of Women’s Education. Her research focus is on Anglican women’s philanthropic and educational activism in the Victorian and Edwardian eras, in particular the Mothers’ Union and Girls’ Friendly Society. Sue is the editor of the Sybil Campbell Collection newsletter and a joint editor of History of Education Researcher.
● Sunday 16 September: 1100-1230
There will be no main roads to cross. However the walk does take in a short 50yd uphill section in upper St Swithuns, and there will be some uneven surfaces over flagged path from inner close to Colebrook Street.
Max 25 people per tour/session. Walk will take 90 minutes, depending on weather, ability of walkers and number of questions asked throughout the walk.
Our walk will commence at The ButterCross, the large monument on the High Street adjacent L'Occitane.