Monthly Talks

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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.
5 Wednesday 10.30am Heraldry and Romsey Armorial History by Malcolm Heathcote      
4 Wednesday 10.30am Hamwic: the Saxon town in St Mary's Southampton by Matt Garner  
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 Some of our other 2020Monthly Talks are:.

  • 1 April: The Crimea- an illustrated talk by Stephen Whelan
  • 3 June: Medway-turn of the the tide in the Pacific - by Commodore Adrian Munnsl
  • 1 July: Sculpture - by Amy Godman
  • 5 August: Archaeology of King John's Garden - by Frank Green
  • 2 September:Gaudi - an illustrated talk by Gordon Massie
  • 7 October Building on Trial - the origins of King John's House interrogated by David Jarman
  • 4 November:
  • 2 December: The Art of Story Telling by Mike Rogers
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