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Local History Section Spring Symposium

Literary Hampshire: Historical Perspectives

Date: Saturday, 22nd April 2017, 9.30 am - 4.15 pm
Location: Cinema, 4th Floor, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester,


This year’s Local History Section Spring Symposium comprises the following talks:

  • 'Neither Fish nor Fowl': An Appreciation of Izaak Walton and Gilbert White - Dr Mary South, University of Winchester
  • The Winchester Races and the Death of Jane Austen - Professor Emma Clery, University of Southampton
  • Twenty Million Words and Strong Opinions: William Cobbett on and in Hampshire - Dr Richard Aldous, University of Winchester
  • On the Trail of Flora Thompson in Hampshire - John Owen Smith, Local Historian and Publisher
  • Nevil Shute, Engineer and Author: his Life, Work and Hampshire Connections - John Anderson, President, Neville Shute Norway Foundation

The cost for attending is £10.00 for HFC members and £15.00 for non members. Please download, print and complete the booking form (pdf), which should be sent to the address noted on the form. The booking form must arrive no later than 10th April 2017.



Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman