The June Lloyd Lecture
June Lloyd was a keen amateur archaeologist and a founder of WARG in 1972. She took a leading role in WARG, including eight years as Chairman. WARG holds a biennial lecture in her memory.
For Winchester Archaeology and Local History
February 22nd 2019 Winchester Guildhall: Jim Leary
Dr. Jim Leary gave an overview of the Leverhulme Trust-funded project Extending Histories: From Medieval Mottes to Prehistoric Round Mounds, which aimed to discover the history of monumental mounds in the English landscape. The lecture will bring together evidence from detailed analytical earthwork survey, geoarchaeological techniques and a comprehensive dating programme to determine the date of construction, sequence of development and environmental context of 20 castle mottes from across England.
With what was then English Heritage Jim, as ‘Archaeologist (Prehistory)’, conducted major excavations into Silbury Hill in 2007 and 2008, as well as in Pewsey Vale. He has been ‘Field Archaeologist in Residence’ at the McDonald Institute, University of Cambridge, and Director of the Archaeology Field School, at Reading University, conducting major excavations in Wiltshire. He is now Lecturer in Field Archaeology at the University of York.
February 12th 2017 Mike Fulford
Professor Fulford, professor of Archaeology at the University of Reading, has worked on the amazing site of Silchester since the early 1970s and is the acknowledged expert. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and also of the British Academy, he has published widely on Romano-British and Roman archaeology. Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2011 as recognition of his services to this branch of archaeology, he was also voted by the public as Archaeologist of the Year in Current Archaeology’s 2015 awards.
February 13th 2015 Lucinda Hawksley
“March, Women, March”
February 22nd 2013 Julian Richards
WARG was delighted to welcome Julian Richards, TV personality and writer, to give the fourth lecture in the series. His title “Stonehenge—Whatever Next”
February 2011 Derek Keene
We welcomed Professor Derek Keene, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, to give the third memorial lecture: “Symbolic Landscapes in Medieval Winchester”
February 2009 Barry Cunliffe
Professor Sir Barrington Windsor Cunliffe, better known as Barry, gave the second lecture in the Winchester Guildhall: “Roman Rural Settlement on the Hampshire Chalklands” Member’s Record
February 2007 Martin Biddle
This first, acclaimed, lecture in memory of June Lloyd saw Professor Martin Biddle discuss the connections between the Old Minster at Winchester, Charlemagne and Jerusalem Member’s Record