Wickham – 2000 years of history in one attractive Hampshire village.
WICKHAM HISTORY SOCIETY is an active and friendly voluntary civic organisation founded in January 1960 that exists to:
|. Gather information about the history of Wickham and help make it available to all who are interested.
. Promote the preservation of old buildings, monuments, records, maps and traditions of Wickham.
. Foster interest in Wickham’s history and historical research through this website and through publications, and by arranging lectures, visits and exhibitions.
WICKHAM VILLAGE HISTORY WALKS BOOKING NOW CLOSED
If you would like to come on Saturday’s walk please come down to the Square from 10.00 to
see if there are places still available or buy our Guide to Historic Wickham if not.
The Wickham History Society is delighted to again offer their very popular guided walks, weather permitting, to visitors to the Wickham Music Festival.
We will run guided walks on Friday 3rd August & Saturday 4th August.
Walks start at the Wickham Square bus stop / Square Cow – meet at 10:15am – and take about 1½ hours.
Places limited so don’t delay! Please call 01329 833103 or use the contact form to book your place.
Free to Society members – £3 for non-members, payable on the day.
The walk involves some tracks and steps. Be very alert to busy road traffic.
So please join us if you would like to know:
- Why is Wickham Fair always on 20th May?
- Where can you see a 16th century wall painting on display in the village?
- How did the Barracks get its name?
For SOCIETY NEWS – click HERE
For details of AVAILABLE PUBLICATIONS from The Society – click HERE
ARCHIVE MATERIAL is available to view on request or immediately prior to meetings. For more information – click HERE
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