Medieval/Early Modern


Surrey in the Age of Magna Carta


Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND Woking

An exciting day of talks exploring the significance of Magna Carta and the history of Surrey in the thirteenth century.

Speakers: Professor Nigel Saul, Rob Poulton, Dr David Stone, Dr Naomi Sykes and Professor David Carpenter.

Organised by Surrey Heritage. Tickets for the day, including tea and coffee, are £15 and available from Surrey History Centre, in person or by phone on 01483 518737 or via the website

See attached flyer for further details.

SERIAC 15 - South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference


Ashburton Hall Queen Elizabeth II Court
Sussex Street
SO23 8UJ Winchester , HAM
United Kingdom
Hampshire GB

SERIAC 15 - South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference
Annual one-day conference hosted this year by Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society.
Details and application form: SERIAC2015 -

Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway


The Institute
67 High Street
KT22 8AH Leatherhead , SRY
United Kingdom
Surrey GB

Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway, talk by Gordon Knowles – SIHG.
Part of the Surrey Industrial History Group Leatherhead lecture series.
Attendance is for the whole series only.

Medieval Studies Forum - Meeting "Village Life" & AGM


East Horsley Village Hall
Kingston Avenue
KT24 6QT East Horsley

This meeting of the Medieval Studies Forum will look at a variety of aspects of village life in the medieval period. Professor Chris Woolgar will look at Food and the Medieval Peasantry while Dr Rupert Goulding, Regional Curator of the National Trust, will talk on the Manor House at Horton Court in Gloucestershire which was created from a Norman hall.

Medieval Studies Forum - Study visit to Chichester


Chichester Cathedral
West Street
PO19 1RP Chichester

A visit has been arranged to see the medieval aspects of this city. The day will start with a tour of the Cathedral at 11am followed by visits to the Cathedral Precincts, the Bishop's Palace and St Mary's Hospital. The afternoon will close with a walking tour of medieval Chichester taking in a variety of the principal sites. The day will be led by Peter Balmer.

The meeting point will be Chichester Cathedral, West Street. Attendance will be by ticket costing £8, available from the Society's office at Castle Arch in Guildford. The detailed programme and application form is attached.

Death, Disease and Damnation


Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall
Woodfield Road
KT21 2BE Ashtead

The theme for the Local History Committee’s annual symposium next year will be 'Death, Disease and Damnation' exploring attitudes to death and its causes, belief, burial and commemoration. It will be attended by local historians from across Surrey and local history societies put on displays.The Gravett Award will be presented to the group presenting the best display.

If you would like to reserve display space (which is free) please contact Glenys Crocker,6 Burwood Close, Guildford GU1 2SB; 01483 565821;


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