PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME 2018/2019

25 September 2018 – Dr Cheryl Butler
An Armchair Tour around Medieval Southampton
Take a virtual stroll around the old walled town and its significant medieval remains.

23 October 2018 – Andrew Negus
Salisbury – A Tale of Two Cities – 1200-1600
Exploring Salisbury’s wonderful history and buildings, both in the city and the cathedral, we shall see how most of this was created by crafty bishops.

27 November 2018 – Neil Bond
Remembrance and Commemoration
As we mark the centenary of the end of the Great War, hear about the development of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the rise of memorials and how we continue to remember those who served and fell for their country.

11 December 2018 – Dr Bob France
A Butler’s Christmas (in Costume)
John Dine, Petworth’s Victorian butler, shares how very different Christmas was in Georgian times and how the Victorians invented the Christmas that we enjoy today.

22 January 2019 
Over to you! WHS members’ presentations

26 February 2019 – Dr Simon Wills
Causes of Death

26 March 2019 – Geoff Phillpotts
Wickham’s Mill and Water Meadows

23 April 2019 – Dr Sophie Ambler
Simon de Montfort and the First English Revolution, 1258-65: Hampshire and Beyond

28 May 2019
Annual General Meeting to be followed by a Quiz

 

Please note: Programme subject to change depending on availability of speakers.

WICKHAM HISTORY SOCIETY meetings are held at 7.30pm at Wickham Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, PO17 5AL. To refer to the village map, go to our GUIDES page, click HERE. Membership cost £6.00pp per year and can be paid at the meeting or by contacting the Treasurer. To go to our CONTACT US page, click HERE. Guests are welcome to attend, (£2.00 per meeting) – no prior booking is needed. There is full disabled access to the Wickham Centre and Meeting Room (via a lift) and there is free car parking. If you have a topic that you would like to speak about or you would like to hear about we would be pleased to hear from you. Speak to a Committee member at the meeting or contact the Secretary or Chairman. To go to our CONTACT US page, click HERE .

VISITS

SUMMER VISITS PROGRAMME  2019 

To be arranged

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