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.
On this special costumed tour, visitors will be able to step beyond the 'no entry' signs and explore those bits that the public don't usually get to see. This is a rare chance to discover witches marks, hidden panelling, smoking dens and more.
On our Self Discovery Experience you can explore the distillery with a map, listening to audio points throughout. Across the distillery's sprawling Victorian architecture, you can learn about the history of gin, Laverstoke Mill and Bombay Sapphire.
A unique chance to peek behind-the-scenes and meet the experts who curate and conserve the natural science collections cared for by Hampshire Cultural Trust.
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!
An extraordinary opportunity to visit Hotel du Vin's wine cellar. As part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations you will see some of our finest wines, carefully stowed beneath our iconic building on Southgate St.
This hour-long tour allows a rare opportunity to view two medieval rooms which house the school’s archives. Documents and artefacts relating to the school’s history, including the Foundation Charters and Founder’s Statutes, will be on display.
Book a visit to Winchester's very own bindery & enjoy a short talk by one of the binders giving a brief history of the bindery and the nature of the work undertaken. The visitors will be given an opportunity to see some of the books & ask questions.
Join Dr Cindy Wood from University of Winchester and see how the medieval period shaped Winchester, exploring the city walls and its heritage as well as discovering a little bit about those living here in the period up to 1500 by name and profession.
Led by one of Winchester's professional tourist guides, this is a fascinating journey through the history of Chesil Street & beyond. Your tour begins inside Winchester's historic Medieval restaurant & also includes Chesil Theatre & St John's Church.
West Hill Cemetery opened in 1840 & for 75 years was Winchester's main burial grounds. Our tour will reveal its fascinating history & some of the notable people buried there, including two holders of the Victoria Cross, authors, sportsmen and mayors.
Join WinACC members as they host one of three events this Heritage Open Days - Talk to the architect-owner about part complete PassivHaus (EnerPHit) refurbishment and extension of an end of terrace 1968 townhouse.
Join Winchester Action on Climate Change members for one of three specials events this Heritage Open Days - Talk to the owners about living in this recently built fully certified Passivhaus.
This 45 minute tour includes part of the Warden’s Lodgings, home to the school’s historic library. There will be an exhibition of medieval manuscripts and an opportunity to see the study of John Harmar, one of the translators of the King James Bible.
Join us in this exclusive tour to explore its magnificent architecture and life as a defensive gateway, a debtors prison, an archive store, and pub entertainment room, before the Westgate opened to the public as a museum.
A short guided tour around Hampshire Record Office, including a visit to conservation and other areas not normally open to the public. And as part of one of this year’s Heritage theme there will also be a small exhibition about food and drink.
Join one of Winchester's professional Tourist Guides to see inside the elegant 18th century Assembly Room on the first floor of St John's House, where it easy to imagine Jane Austen attending a concert or dance.
Join the keeper of the school’s science archive on the specially arranged viewing of a fascinating and wide range of teaching apparatus & natural history specimens, from 18th century microscopes to our present day Periodic Table installation.