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  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, from The New Forest in World War Two to Medieval Graffiti.


Our 2017 Monthly Talks are as follows:

  • 4th January: Rediscovering Hyde Abbey – by David Spurling
  • 1st February: Alfred the Great and the Viking attacks on Wessex – Warfare of Saxon England that led to the victory at Edington – by Stephen Whelan
  • 1st March: Mathematical Tiles in Romsey and Hampshire – by Nigel Cook
  • 5th April: The Bismarck Chase – by Commodore Adrian Munns
  • 3rd May: Life and Death of Charles Moody – by Barbara Burbridge
  • 7th June: Mary Queen of Scots – by Gordon Massie
  • 2nd August: Romsey’s Poor, Romsey Workhouse – by Colin Moretti
  • 6th September: The Outskirts of Romsey – a Charles Burnet Film
  • 4th October: Miss Moody’s Photograph Album – by Barbara Burbridge
  • 1st November: The Sewing Bee and Beyond – by TV Presenter May Martin
  • 6th December: Christimas Stocking – A Christmas Collection – by Clare & Albie Minns and Cecily & John Tilley

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

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