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Publication date: 4th August 2014 by Eleanor Yates

Winchester Branch Programme 2015-16

The 'Winchester Round Table' in the Great Hall, dendrochronology dating has placed it at 1275. Author Christophe Finot. Attribution ShareAlike 2.5
The 'Winchester Round Table' in the Great Hall, dendrochronology dating has placed it at 1275. Author Christophe Finot. Attribution ShareAlike 2.5

 

Our meetings, except April 2016’s, are held in the Recital Room in the College Centre, Peter Symonds College, Owens Road, Winchester, SO22 6RX at 8pm. 

There is plenty of parking at Peter Symonds College and disabled access.

Wednesday 7 October at 7.30 our AGM followed by:  DR DAVID PARROTT (New College Oxford) 'Louis XIV and Versailles: some myths examined.'

Wednesday 11 November at 8pm:   DR NEIL MURPHY (University of Northumbria): '”Ungracious dog holes”: Henry VIII and France.'

Wednesday 9 December at 8pm:  PROFESSOR RICHARD CARWARDINE, FBA (Corpus Christi Oxford) 'Abraham Lincoln and emancipation.'

**Wednesday 20 January 2016 at 8pm:  DR JOHN BEW (King's College London), 'Castlereagh, the End of the Napoleonic Wars, and the Congress of Vienna.' Venue: Peter Symonds' Science Lecture Theatre, Bereweeke Road, Winchester, SO22 6AJ

Wednesday 3 February at 8pm:  PROFESSOR NICHOLAS VINCENT FBA (University of East Anglia), 'Henry II.'

Wednesday 9 March at 8pm:  DR MARISA LINTON (Kingston University), 'The Terror in the French Revolution.'

Friday 29 April 7.30pm: PROFESSOR RICHARD CARWARDINE, FBA (Corpus Christi Oxford) 'Abraham Lincoln and emancipation.' 

This meeting will be in School in Winchester College and followed by light refreshments. Please book in advance with the secretary & come in through the College Street gate.

** Provisional. Our speakers will confirm as soon as they have their teaching timetables for 2016

 

Lectures are free to members of the Historical Association, of the Winchester Branch (which costs £7pa or £10pa for 2 members at the same address) and students & teachers at affiliated (ask the Secretary) schools & colleges, but we ask adult visitors for a donation of £2.50.