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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:


November 11th:

Talk by Alex Lewis 1889  -  Trade & Tragedy in a West-country Seaport” 


See our Events page for all our activities


And Abstracts of our upcoming talks



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

Membership: Just £15 per annum, or £27 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

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. 

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):

Steve Old (Chairman)

Maureen O’Connor (Secretary)

Mary Parker (Treasurer)

David Ashby (Winchester University)

Maisie Marshall

Tracy Matthews (Winchester City Council)

Dick Selwood (Newsletter Editor)

David Spurling

Steve Taylor


Event Scribes:

Edwina Cole

Iris Gould

Steve Old

Chris Sellen

Steve Taylor 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 2019