City of Winchester Trust
  • kingalf
  • cathedral
  • roundtable
  • westgate
  • guildhall
  • wolsey
  • stcross
  • library





Summer Walks Programme 2014

15th May Thursday 6.00pm

The Theatres and Cinemas of Winchester
Meet at the Guildhall
Phil Yates
Local author and historian and Trust Member
22nd May Thursday 6.00pm St Faith's Meadow, St Cross Farm and
St Catherine's Hill

Meet in Garnier Road at footpath
to St Cross
Rachel Remnant & Alex Hogg
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust Officers
29th May Thursday 5.30pm Winchester Law Courts
Meet at entrance
Carolyn Martin
Manager of Witness Support Services
5th June Thursday 6.30pm Roundheads and Cavaliers
The English Civil War in Winchester

Meet at the Heritage Centre
Elizabeth Proudman
Blue Badge guide
Trust Member
12th June Thursday 6.30pm College, Church and Commoners
Meet at the Kingsgate
Colin Cook
Winchester area tourist guide
Trust Member
19th June Thursday 6.30pm Bloody Winchester History
Meet at the Westgate
Geraldine Buchanan
Winchester area tourist guide
Trust Member
26th June Thursday 6.30pm Funerary Monuments in Winchester
Cathedral 1750-1850

Meet outside west door at 6.20pm
George Saumarez Smith
Architect and Director
Adam Architecture
2nd July Wednesday 6.30pm Above the Eaves - Roofs and Chimneys
Meet outside west front of Cathedral
Richard Baker
Retired local government architect
and planning officer
9th July Wednesday 6.30pm Contemporay urban design in a historic
setting - creating not imitating

Meet at Heritage Centre Upper Brook Street
John Hearn
Urban Design and Planning Officer
Winchester City Council
16th July Wednesday 5.45pm The Grange Northington
Meet at the Grange
David Brock
Principal Inspector of Historic Bldgs
English Heritage (South East)
23rd July Wednesday 6.30pm Unseen Treasures of Winchester City Council
Meet at WCC store at Bar End Industrial Estate
(Turn right into Estate; travel left to the rear; WCC
building has parking and is next to 'Whites' store.)
Ross Turle
Curator at Winchester City Council
30th July Wednesday 6.30pm The Trees of Winchester
Meet by pond Pennisular Square
Margaret Barber
Retired biology teacher
Elderberry expert; Trust Member
6th August Wednesday 6.00pm The Buildings of Owen B Carter
Meet at Discovery Centre Jewry Street
Robin Freeman
Retired Architectual Historian
Trust Member
13th August Wednesday 6.00pm St Elizabeth's College
Meet at site by College Walk
(books & items for sale on site)
Dick Selwood
Winchester Archaeological and local History Group (WARG)
20th August Wednesday 6.00pm Winchester Banks: a planning problem?
Meet beside City Museum in the Square
Andrew Rutter
Retired Conservation Architect
with Winchester City Council


Details and conditions for the summer walks:
1. Donation of 3 to the Trust is requested from each person on each walk.
2. Booking: Strongly advised to secure a place to avoid disappointment. Contact the Heritage Centre no later than midday the day before each walk. Email: secretary@cityofwinchestertrust.co.uk or telephone Winchester (01962) 851664.
3. Walk May 22th: Additional payment of 3 for Wildlife Trust requested from each person. Wear suitable foot ware for a variety of surfaces.
4. Walk June 26th. Additional payment of 4 for Winchester Cathedral requested from each person.
5. Walk July 16th: Transport by car. Car sharing strongly recommended. When booking please state if you can offer lifts to others or require a lift. Please give details. CWT will help to organise lifts. Ideally all cars will be full to reduce the number of vehicles needed.
6. Walk August 13th: Additional payment of 3 requested for WARG from each person.

Exclusion of liability of Trust: Neither the guide of each walk nor the Trust and its members shall be liable for any injury, accident or damage to person or property (including theft or other loss) during each walk to any person taking part in a walk whether a member of the Trust or not.