Online Events January to May 2021         
Photo:- Roy Romsey
Covid-19  :  "Online" Events will probably continue for at least
the first five months of 2021. See our "Zoom" Main Talks and Workshop  programme below - but it maybe subject to change.
Register your email  "here" for details of how to attend.
Click "here" for a revised printable main talks programme

January 2021

Monday 4th January at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use General "Workshop Link" to attend.

A 10 -15 minute Topic  about - 

"The Mansion" in Church Place - followed

by discussion.

- introduced by Barbara Burbridge

Zoom Video Conference

 

Monday 11th January at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Queries and General Discussion  

- introduced by Mary Harris

Zoom Video Conference

 

Monday 11th January at 7.30 pm

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

The History of Hampshire Constabulary
Speaker: Paul Stickler
Zoom Video Conference

Monday 18th January at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use General "Workshop Link" to attend.

A 10 -15 minute Topic  about - 

"Carved Heads on Choir Stalls" in Romsey Abbey - followed by discussion

- introduced by Terry Proctor 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 25th January at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Queries and General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Thursday 28th January at 7.30 pm

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

Combs, Coins and Crucibles :

Trade and Production in Saxon Hamwic
Speaker: Matt Garner

Zoom Video Conference 

 

February 2021

 

Monday 1st February at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

A 10 - 15 minute topic about -

Buildings in The Market Place, Romsey - followed by discussion.

- introduced by Mary Harris & Roger Leech 

Zoom Video Conference

 

Monday 8th February at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion -

Use General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Queries and General Discussion 

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference 

 

Monday 8th February at 7.30 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 
The Calling Window - "through a glass darkly, Nightingale's calling"

Speaker: Sophie Hacker

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 15th February at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

A short Powerpoint presentation by Roger Leech -  More about The Market Place, Romsey - followed by discussion.

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Friday 19th February at 2.15 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 
Mainstone and Pauncefoot : a slide show
Speaker: Phoebe Merrick

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 22nd February at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Queries and General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Thurs. 25th February at 7.30 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

Domesday Hampshire 
Speaker: Katherine Blayney

Zoom Video Conference

March 2021

Monday 1st March at 11.00 a.m.

Old Buildings in Romsey presented by Roger Leech plus Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 8th March at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Old Photos of interior of Conservative Club by Charles Burnett plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 8th March at 7.30 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

Defence of the Realm - Gun Culture in

Tudor Southampton
Speaker: Cheryl Butler

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 15th March at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Further discussion on the Market Place buildings plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

March 2021 (Cont.)

Friday 19th March at 2.15 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 
Nursling : a slide show
Speaker: Phoebe Merrick

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 22nd March at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Buildings in the Market Place, Romsey

plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris & Charles Burnett

Zoom Video Conference

Thurs. 25th March at 7.30 p.m.

Online Zoom Main Talk - A unique "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

Why does Romsey have an Abbey? 
Speaker: Frank Green

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 29th March at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

The Dolphin Hotel in the Cornmarket, Romsey plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris & Roger Leech

Zoom Video Conference

April 2021

 

Easter Monday 5th April 

******** No Workshop Meeting *********

 

Monday 12th April at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Buildings in the Cornmarket, Romsey

plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 12th April, 7.30pm

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

The Home Front before Dunkirk

Speaker: Phoebe Merrick

Zoom Video Conference

 

Monday 19th April at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Topic TBA plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 26th April at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Topic TBA plus General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

 

Thursday 29th April, 7.30pm

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

Our Annual General Meeting followed by

Tithes and the 1836 Tithe Commutation Act Speaker: Colin Moretti

Zoom Video Conference

May 2021 

 

Monday 3rd May - Bank Holiday

******  No Workshop Zoom Meeting ******

Monday 10th May at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Buildings in Romsey plus

General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 10th May, 7.30 pm

Online Zoom Main Talk - A separate "Talk Link" will be sent to registered attendees 

King Alfred

Speaker : Stephen Whelan

Zoom Video Conference

Please Note :

Walks scheduled for MAY have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Monday 17th May at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Buildings in Romsey plus

General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

 

Monday 24th May at 11.00 a.m.

Online Workshop and Discussion - Use the General "Workshop Link" to attend.

Buildings in Romsey plus

General Discussion

- introduced by Mary Harris 

Zoom Video Conference

Monday 31st May - Bank Holiday

******  No Workshop Zoom Meeting ******

Please Note :

Walks scheduled for MAY and JUNE have been cancelled due to difficulties in handling COVID-19 requirements

 

The Society is however undertaking a number of Guided History Walks during the "Romsey Festival" on the 5th, 8th and 12th July. These will be "ticketed" only events for the General Public, although of course members can attend if they purchase a ticket - click here on Romsey Festival for more details.   

 

************ Summer Break *****************

It is hoped that from August events for the rest of the year can be held in the Town Hall as per the printed calendar, but check the website if Covid requirements change yet again.