Monthly Talks

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