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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 10th: Talk, the BIG DIG 2016


April 24th: Visit to Abingdon

            ** Fully Booked **




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):

Chris Sellen (Chairman)

Julia Sandison (Secretary)

Mary Parker (Treasurer)

Don Bryan

‘Techer’ Jones

Tracy Matthews (Winchester City Council)

Steve Old

David Ashby (Winchester University)

Dick Selwood (Newsletter Editor)

David Spurling

Steve Taylor


Event Scribes:

Edwina Cole

Val Pegg

Steve Taylor

et al

© WARG 2017