Our Next Monthly Talk
On the first Wednesday of each month at 10.30am we hold a historical talk in King John's House. These talks are given by different speakers on a wide variety of topics.
6 Wednesday 10.30am
Adventures in Buildings Archaeology
by Professor Roger Leech
Roger Leech will talk about his various experiences in buildings archaeology, from Roman Britain to the recent past – touching on Roman Somerset, early industrial housing in Frome, Somerset, Jamestown in Virginia, St Bartholomew’s Fair in London, the sugar plantations established by English settlers on the islands of the Caribbean, and Romsey – the abbey and houses
Adventures in Building Archaeology
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Some of our other 2019Monthly Talks are:.
- 6th March: Is King John’s House Romsey’s oldest stone built house? - What was its origin, past use and history an illustrated talk by Frank Green
- 3rd April: The Townswomen’s Guild— After the Vote - A potted history of the Townswomen’s Guild from 1929 in this their 90 anniversary year, given byMargaret Parks
Below are links to small write-ups on some of the previous talks provided:
The Long Bow and its Impact on the Battle of Agincourt, by Stephen Whelan.
A Brief Introduction to Heraldry, by Malcolm Heathcote.
The Battle of Waterloo, By Stephen Whelan.
Behind the Scene at the Museum: A Glimpse of Artefacts in Store by Barbara Burbridge
Bare Necessities: A Talk on Victorian Ladies Underwear by Ruth King
The Hundred – A Charles Burnett Film