A unique chance to peek behind-the-scenes and meet the team who manage Winchester's archaeology collections cared for by Hampshire Cultural Trust. Visitors will have the opportunity to handle unique objects from the collection.
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!
This fascinating talk explores the history of the early 19th century public protests known as the 'Swing Riots. Many Barton Stacey men were involved, and the harsh quashing of the movement led to two local men being hanged and many transported!
A talk from four experts on medieval queens on four key aspects of the lives of queens, using examples which span four centuries over the Middle Ages including the Empress Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France and Elizabeth Woodville.
Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful will explore the contribution of Winchester women as she traces the Anglican Girl's Friendly Society from its parochial origins in the Winchester Diocese to its worldwide presence as an imperial organisation.
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
The Borgias have been vilified for centuries, but how much of it is actually true? Find out in this fascinating talk led by historian and author, Samantha Morris
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.
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.
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.