SOLD OUT: ‘The Search for Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon Minsters’ Lecture Evening

This year’s annual lecture evening will feature three talks that focus on the Anglo-Saxon Minsters of Winchester, to celebrate our new book (forthcoming).

The book, which has been beautifully illustrated by Simon Hayfield will bring to life as never before the long-lost Anglo-Saxon Cathedral, the burial church of English kings.

Attendees of the event will have the opportunity to pre-order the book at a reduced price of £13*.

Thursday 4th December 2014 at 6pm
(Doors open 5.30pm)
King Alfred’s Conference Chamber, Winchester Guildhall.

The Speakers:

Professor Martin Biddle, CBE, FBA, Director of the Winchester Research Unit
‘The Search for Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon Minsters’

Dr John Crook, FSA,
Consultant Archaeologist, Winchester Cathedral
‘The lost Norman West Front of Winchester Cathedral’

Professor Barbara Yorke, FRHistS, FSA, Emeritus Professor in Early Medieval History, University of Winchester
‘New Minster – Hyde Abbey: the lost burial place of King Alfred and his family’

Full Price: £10

Available from the Tourist Office: 01962 840500

WARG / Hampshire Field Club: £7.50**
(Contact Julia Sandison at or call 01962 867490)

FREE to members of the Friends of Winchester Studies
(Contact Clare Chapman at or call 07743 953504)

*Standard price for the book will be £14.99 and £13.50 for members of the Friends of Winchester Studies and the Hampshire Field Club.
**Advance purchase only. Discounted tickets will not be available on the door.


Please note: our lecture evening is now sold out.

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