Join Charles O’Brien & John Crook, authors of Hampshire Pevsner Guides, for an engaging talk about the county’s architectural history whilst sharing anecdotes from their own journeys along the way.
A great opportunity to listen to Asian Art expert James Hammond inside knowledge of the Asian art market. And don't forget to bring your own antiques and collectables for appraisal by Andrew Smith and Son's specialist team of valuers.
This is an extraordinary opportunity - Dr Tim Hands, Headmaster of Winchester College is hosting a talk on Shakespeare's First Folio, part of the talk with include the first ever public viewing of the College's Folio.
Get your taste buds ready for a talk and tutored apple juice and cider tasting with the award-winning author of World’s Best Cider (Fortnum and Mason Drinks Book of the Year) and The Apple Orchard (BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week). (Age 18+ only).
Join us for a fascinating talk, including a short film and Q&A, led by Dr Becky Peacock from the Mid Hants Railway exploring the varying roles undertaken by women on our local and national railways.
WW1 made profound and permanent changes to the role and employment of women throughout society. This fascinating talk outlines those changes and the lasting effects they had and which are with us to this day.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series - a talk by author Jane Robinson telling the hidden history of ‘votes for women’ in Hampshire and beyond.
A rare opportunity to see one of the few surviving objects owned by Jane herself. Louise West, local expert on Jane and former Curator of the Jane Austen Museum, will be talking about this unique article of clothing from the Regency period.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series - International photographer, Kate Holt will share her first-hand experience of living and working in a war zone & the additional challenge of being a woman in a man's world.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series: Emma Clery, Professor of English Literature will share the story of Charlotte Smith - a celebrated poet, novelist, and children’s writer who wrote powerfully about injustices facing women.
Lucy & Tora will be discussing the funeral industry throughout the ages, from the lavish ceremonies of the Victorian era to the creative memorials of the present day. They'll also be discussing mortality and exploring "doing death right".
Part of our Extraordinary Women series - hear the story of one of the most influential women in Southern England in the 13th century - Licoricia of Winchester. Following the talk by Dr Hannah Meyer there will be a Q&A.
Professor Emma Rees will explore in her talk the road to 1918 Representation of the People Act & the consequences of the Act for the suffragette movement. She will also reveal surprising continuities between the struggles of the past & today's world.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series – Charlotte Yonge of Otterbourne was a well-known and successful author. This talk will look at her impact on education in the area, from Otterbourne village girls to Winchester young ladies.
In the never before told story of radical suffragette Kitty Marion, Dr Fern Riddell uses a forgotten autobiography to tell the story of the sensational life and explosive actions of one of our most important suffragettes.
Owner of Stardust Years Vintage Fashion, Karen Fitzsimmons gives an informal talk on some of the unsung heroines of vintage fashion and design.
Find out about the history, evolution & soaring success of English wines as Winchester City Museum host sparkling wine specialists Hattingley Valley. Following the talk there will be a tasting of Hattingley Valley’s award winning sparkling wines.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series - this talk by local historian Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful will explore how Mary Sumner’s activism was shaped by her geographical locations in her life and her network of influential kin and friends.
Part of our extraordinary women series - this talk will discuss the use of photography to document the diagnosis & treatment of stage IV cancer within a young family, particularly focusing on the ideas of authenticity, vulnerability & family legacy.
Join us as travel writer & photographer John Pilkington provides an exclusive talk on Roger Brown’s inspirational model of Victorian Winchester. It is a unique record of Winchester from 1870, when the population was less than a third of what is now.
Part of our Extraordinary Women series: Gabby Storey's talk reconstructs the life of one of our unknown queens - Joanna (1165-1199), queen of Sicily. Gabby's talk will also explore the challenges in uncovering the lives of noble & royal women.
Join us at Winchester College as The Very Revd Catherine Ogle, Dean of Winchester, talks to Dame Jenni Murray, Journalist & Broadcaster, about her new book 'A History of the World in 21 Women'.