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What's On Winchester Catholic History Society, Winchester

What's On

Programme of Talks
March - June 2024

Talks will be held in the

Parish Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RY

at 6.30pm (unless indicated otherwise)

and others at Winchester College, starting at 7pm.

March

Professor Gerard Kilroy

Professor GERARD KILROY

'Cardinal Pole and the Reformation Narrative for Catholics'

Wednesday 20th March 2024

at Winchester College 

Starts at 7pm

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April

The Countess of Carnarvon

The Countess of

CARNARVON

'Highclere and the Pharoah'

Friday 19th April 2024

at Winchester College 

Starts at 7pm

The Countess of Carnarvon - The Earl and the Pharoah

May

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CHRISTOPHER DANIELL

'Death & Burial in Medieval England'

Wednesday 15th May 2024

at The Parish Centre

Starts at 6.30pm

Death and Burial in Medieval England

June

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Sir CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING

'When will it be done?

Hollywood , Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel'

Wednesday 19th June 2024

at Winchester College 

Starts at 7pm

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OUR NEXT SPECIAL EVENTS

Special Events

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Winchester Cathedral Inner Close
Winchester Cathedral Inner Close
Winchester Cathedral Inner Close
Winchester Cathedral Inner Close

Walking Tour of the Inner Close,

Winchester Cathedral 

A walk through the Inner Close with a Blue Badge Guide in the footsteps of Benedictine Monks and explore over 1000 years of history. 

From monastic times, through the turbulence of the Civil War up to the present day.

Ticket price £10 per person.

For all enquiries and bookings please contact:

win.cath.history@gmail.com

Tuesday 11th June 2024

Oxford Botanic Garden Magdalen Tower
Stonor Park at Henley

Visit to the Oxford Botanical Garden

and Stonor Park at Henley on Thames

The morning will be spent at the University of Oxford Botanical Garden which was founded in 1621 as a physic garden growing plants for medicinal research. Today it has over 5,000 plants in four and a half acres.

The coach will then take us to Stonor Park for our guided tours starting at 14.00. 

 

This huge and historic building has a rich and fascinating history and its story is closely linked to the travails of the Catholics in Britain since the Reformation.

Tickets are £46 per person and include coach travel from Winchester, entry to the Oxford Botanical Garden

and private guided tours of Stonor Park.

For all enquiries and bookings please contact:

win.cath.history@gmail.com

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