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For Winchester Archaeology and Local History

Aims and objectives:

WARG, the society for Winchester archaeology and local history, promotes the study of archaeology and local history in the City of Winchester and the surrounding area, through monthly events including lectures; walks; excursions and excavations.










Next events:

April 9th:    

WARG Big Dig 2017 Update and news of 2018

with Ian Drummond and Stuart Rippon


See our Events page for all our activities



Services and activities offered: WARG provides work parties and other support for Winchester Museums and develops training activities for volunteers.

Membership: Just £10 per annum, or £18 for two people at the same address. Free entry to meetings, and a thrice-yearly newsletter. To become a member, email, or download an application form.  You may also like to see our brochure.


Times: Meetings and lectures at: Hampshire Records Office, Sussex Street, Winchester  -  normally second Monday of the month, September to May, 19:30.  Please arrive 15 minutes before the start to ensure a seat.  Click for Map


Non-members: Unfortunately, due to restrictions of number at our venues, we cannot accommodate non-members at our meetings at the moment.


Our volunteers (the Committee):

Chairman (Vacant)

Julia Sandison (Secretary)

Mary Parker (Treasurer)

David Ashby (Winchester University)

Don Bryan

Maisie Marshall

Tracy Matthews (Winchester City Council)

Steve Old

Dick Selwood (Newsletter Editor)

David Spurling

Steve Taylor


Event Scribes:

Edwina Cole

Iris Gould

Val Pegg

Steve Taylor

Steve Old

Chris Sellen et al


Why not write up one of our evening talks or events, or contribute news of a visit or holiday to our newsletter?


© WARG 2018