Winchester, An Early Medieval Royal City

Sunday 9 – Wednesday 12 July
West Downs, University of Winchester, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5HT

​A conference on the development of Winchester, its cultural and political life and its place in the Saxon and early medieval world.

​Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Martin Biddle
  • Professor Eric Fernie
  • Professor Sharon Rowley
  • Professor Barbara Yorke

There will also be daily parallel sessions. Topics under discussion include:

  • the intellectual life of the city
  • court and politics
  • saints and miracle stories
  • bishops of the city and the people of Winchester.

​​Public Lecture - Sunday 9th July, 8pm
The Guildhall, Winchester
The Norman Cathedral of Winchester and its Local, National and International Contexts
Professor Eric Fernie
Tickets: £10 per person*

*Included in three-day delegate package

Early bird tickets: available until 31st May
Day delegate: £59–69 ∙ Three day all-inclusive package: £349

Standard tickets: available until 30th June
Day delegate: £69-79 ∙ Three day all-inclusive package: £369

About the project
Winchester, An Early 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 Committee, Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council.

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