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Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Wednesdays in the month at 2.30pm at the Epworth Hall (Winchester road) Kings Somborne.

Here is the planned programme for 2017.

Date Speaker Topic Location Organiser
11-Jan-17 Kim Candler The Battle of Stockbridge - 1142 Epworth Hall Kim Candler
08-Feb-17 David Farthing The Winchester Diver - The Saving of a Great Cathedral Epworth Hall Kim Candler
12-Apr-17   Visit to Arundel's, Salisbury Salisbury Tom Palmer
19-Apr-17   Whistler Exhibition - Mottisfont Mottisfont Kim Candler
10-May-17   Visit to Roman Mosaics from West Wood Villa, Sparsholt Winchester Sue Spurling
14-Jun-17 Gerald Pontings Breamore Walk at 10.30am   Nola Mackintosh
12-Jul-17   Vyne visit to see conservation work The Vyne, near Basingstoke Jan Smith
09-Aug-17   No meeting    
11-Oct-17 John Smith Life of a Roman Soldier (as guests of Somborne Society) 2.30 Kings Somborne Village Hall Nola Mackintosh
13-Dec-17 Members Contributions Historical Nuggets Epworth Hall Kim Candler


Suggestions for topics/locations for future meetings are gratefully received.  We will also be looking for contributions to the members afternoon next December, so if you come across an interesting historic fact/location/situation, and you think it would make a good 5-10 minute talk capture it before you forget.

For further details contact:

Email: Kim Candler (click here)

Telphone: 01264 811776