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Open Greener House- making a listed building low energy
Sep
19
to Sep 21

Open Greener House- making a listed building low energy

  • 12 Saint Swithun Street Winchester, England, SO23 9JP United Kingdom (map)
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A wonderful opportunity to look inside a 17th century house, and to talk with the owners and professionals involved about the pain, joy and ways of reducing the energy use of a 1680s Grade 2 listed house!

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Tea and scandal with Pedlars and Petticoats
Sep
21
11:00 AM11:00

Tea and scandal with Pedlars and Petticoats

Pedlars and Petticoats present “Tea and Scandal”. A light hearted conversation over tea between Jane Austen’s sister, Cassandra and friend Martha Lloyd. Gossip, recipes, poetry and extracts from letters shared. Martha collected Austen family recipes

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Historian Rebecca Rideal Unravels One of the Most Important Events in British History
Sep
21
2:30 PM14:30

Historian Rebecca Rideal Unravels One of the Most Important Events in British History

At 2pm, on 30 January 1649, King Charles I stepped onto a wooden scaffold outside Whitehall’s Banqueting House. In front of thousands he was beheaded as a traitor. Historian Rebecca Rideal unravels the regicide of Charles l.

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Miss Jeanie Dicks Flicks the Switch - the woman who electrified Winchester Cathedral
Sep
21
5:30 PM17:30

Miss Jeanie Dicks Flicks the Switch - the woman who electrified Winchester Cathedral

In 1934 Miss Jeanie Dicks managed the first electrification of Winchester Cathedral. A"girl engineer" was unusual and press worthy at the time, but she has since been forgotten. Find out more today with curator Ceryl Evans.

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Loose Muse Poets perform in Church of St Lawrence-in-the-Square
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Loose Muse Poets perform in Church of St Lawrence-in-the-Square

  • 18-19 The Square England, SO23 9EX United Kingdom (map)
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Join us for a poetry event with the wonderful Loose Muse Poets on Sunday in St Lawrence Church, which stands on the site of the chapel of William the Conqueror’s Palace and is the only surviving church of Norman foundation within the City walls.

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