Events on Sunday 15th
A fun, informative look at the history behind some of our Hampshire fare and some of the many foods that we have grown up with that are dear to the nation.
To mark the 200th anniversary of John Keats' poem To Autumn, a specially curated exhibition has been created to showcase the works of Hampshire children. The poems and artworks celebrate Hampshire's seasons.
Discover our 1000 year history & have a view of where Queen Emma, twice queen of England, had her Winchester residency. As well as our history packs, visitors can play medieval board games and those over 18 years can book onto our ale tasting sessions!
Did you know that during World War II, 11 Parchment Street was in fact a pie shop! Go back in time with our display of photos from yesteryear, as well as some history of the humble pie.
Join us as we celebrate with Hampshire museums, attractions & festivals all that is fabulous about Hampshire's heritage. There will be trails, exhibits & so much more as we showcase hidden treasures, historic buildings & notable archaeology & history
A unique opportunity to see The Soke Bridge, a late 12th century stone single arched (Grade 2 listed) bridge, spanning the overflow channel from Old Alresford Pond.
2019 marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, and as part of this year’s celebration, First 100 Years has created a special touring exhibition that covers the timeline of women in law, marking the key milestones achieved.
A wonderful opportunity to view this early 20th century Merryweather Steamer Pump fire engine and associated accessories within the old fire station, including a film explaining how it works.
Don’t miss the chance to learn about our culinary history & see this unique & beautifully restored eel house. Built in the 1820s to trap eels for the family at Arlebury Park House, it also supplied eels to London’s Billingsgate Market.
"Suffragette!" Hear what life was like for a suffragette. Listen to her campaign and hear first hand accounts of demonstrations, imprisonment and her struggle to get women the vote. By History's Maid
Discover the Medieval gem that is St. Michael's and, this year, celebrating the life of Enos Diddams, Leader of the 'Radical and Musical Society' - a key player in the 'Swing Riots' of 1830. Outside, enjoy all the fun of the Village Fete.