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Winchester, A Medieval Royal City

WINCHESTER,
A Medieval Royal City
A conference on the development of Winchester, its cultural and political life and its place in the Saxon and early medieval world.
Sunday 9 – Wednesday 12 July 2017
The University of Winchester, West Downs Centre, SO22 5HT

 

 

 

Keynote speakers:

 

Professor Martin Biddle

Director of the Winchester Research Unit and Emeritus Fellow, Hertford College, Oxford

“Capital Considerations: Winchester and the Birth of Urban Archaeology”

Professor Eric Fernie

Honorary Fellow, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

“The Norman Cathedral of Winchester and its Local, National and International Contexts”

Professor Sharon Rowley

Professor of English and Director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Christopher Newport University

“Constructing Early Medieval Winchester: Historical Narratives and the Compilation of British Library Cotton Otho B.xi”

Professor Barbara Yorke

Professor Emeritus of Early Medieval History, University of Winchester

“Royal Burial in Winchester: Context and Significance”

 

Speakers may be subject to change, however, we will do our best to ensure an enjoyable and enriching event for all.

There will also be sessions on the intellectual life of Winchester, court and politics, saints and miracle stories, Bishops of Winchester and Winchester people. The full conference programme will be available in June.

 

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TICKET PRICES

 

Early Bird Tickets

Available until 12:00pm 31 May

£59-£69 day*/£349 three-day, all-inclusive package**

 

Standard Tickets

Available until 12:00pm 23 June

£69-£79 day*/£369 three-day, all-inclusive package**

 

Students/Unwaged/Retired Tickets

Available until 12:00pm 23 June

£59-£69 day*/£349 all-inclusive package**

Conference Dinner

Tuesday 11 July 8:00pm - 10:30pm (approximately). The conference dinner will take place in the Dining Hall on the University of Winchester’s Main Campus.

Cost per person: £59

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Tickets must be pre-booked and will not be available on the day. Full details about all ticket options are available here, and click here for delegate information.

*Day ticket entitles delegates to attend all conference activities on the chosen day and includes lunch and refreshments.

**All-inclusive package entitles delegates to attend all conference activities and includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments from 9 – 12 July. Also includes admission to the public lecture. Please note the dinner included in this package is not the Conference Dinner. 

 

Public Lecture

Sunday 9 July 2017, 8:00pm, The Guildhall, Winchester

 “The Norman Cathedral of Winchester and its Local, National and International Contexts”

Professor Eric Fernie

Honorary Fellow, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Tickets: £10 per person

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About the project

Winchester, A Medieval Royal City is part of the Winchester, The Royal City project, which aims to celebrate and promote the ancient city as a centre of key significance to the development of England and English Culture.

The project group comprises: Hampshire Cultural Trust, Hyde900, The English Project, University of Winchester, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester Excavations Comittee, Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council.