Category: News

February 19, 2018|News

The Wickham History Boards project is under way!

Wickham History Society, working with Wickham Parish Council, has secured Heritage Lottery Funding for the installation of History Boards around Wickham and a digital QR trail, allowing smartphone users to see more information on key buildings and sites as they walk around the village. The boards and QR trail will be in place by January…

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November 29, 2017|News

Summer Visit to Little Woodham

Wickham History Society joined with Wickham Society to enjoy a combined summer outing. We visited the Little Woodham Living History Experience, a 17th century village at Gosport. The villagers were pleased to tell us about their way of life and demonstrate their skills – the potter, blacksmith, weaver, lacemaker, herbalist, innkeeper, and the scribe.  …

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October 1, 2017|News

WHS at the Taste of Wickham 2017

Wickham History Society joined  “Taste of Wickham” again this year with a display celebrating the ‘Butchers of Wickham’. Did you know we can trace the first known butcher in Wickham back to 1398 ? He was called John Boucher (John the Butcher)! There has been a butcher’s shop where Meon Valley Butcher’s is today for…

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