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Chichester City Tours

21 January, 11:00 - 12:30

Chichester

The original walking tour group of Chichester invite you to explore the attractions of our historic Cathedral city within the Roman Walls. Tours start from The Novium and last approximately 90 minutes. . . .
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The 'Modern' Scene Today - Julian Clark

22 January, 19:30 - 21:45

County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1Rq

A formidable and enthusiastic photographer Julian will demonstrate how much Steam and Heritage Traction is still around on the railway network today. Everybody welcome – No membership necessary. £3 donation recommended. . . .
Paul Devonshire will chart the history of the hospital for ‘mentally disordered offenders’ opened in 1863 with stories of well known inmates. . . .
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An Introduction to Archaeology

24 January - 21 February, 14:00 - 16:00

| St Paul's Chichester

An Introduction to Archaeology: a 5-session WEA course with Michael Pengelly. Please enrol in advance. Online: wea. org. uk or Tel: Sheila 01243 958826 or email : Cost £45 (fees may be waived in certain circumstances). This course will introduce the principles and practice of archaeology and provide the skill. . .
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Mystery Warrior - The North Bersted Man Exhibition

25 January - 26 September

The Novium Museum Chichester

Mystery Warrior: The North Bersted Man exhibition will be the first time that this extraordinary Iron Age Warrior and his burial possessions will be on public display. The exhibition will explore the life, health and death of this fascinating man. It will attempt to explain some of the questions that. . .
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A WEA Saturday morning seminar with Peter Blood. Peter Blood, former barrister and experienced WEA tutor, explores definitions of murder and manslaughter in English law today and how those crimes are being sentenced. Cost £20. Please enrol in advance. Online: wea. org. uk or Tel: Sheila 01243 958826 or Email. . .
Chichester City Tours
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Chichester City Tours

25 January, 14:00 - 15:30

Chichester

The original walking tour group of Chichester invite you to explore the attractions of our historic Cathedral city within the Roman Walls. Tours start from The Novium and last approximately 90 minutes. . . .
Chichester City Tours
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Chichester City Tours

28 January, 11:00 - 12:30

Chichester

The original walking tour group of Chichester invite you to explore the attractions of our historic Cathedral city within the Roman Walls. Tours start from The Novium and last approximately 90 minutes. . . .
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Talk by Alan Green. Limited tickets at £8 (non-refundable); must be purchased in advance on 01243 753602. Refreshments provided. . . .
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Women's Rights through the Ages

4 February - 17 March, 10:30 - 13:30

| New Park Centre

Women’s Rights Through The Ages - WEA course Tuesdays 10:30 – 13:30 from 4 Feb – 17 Mar 2020 with tutor Alison Ghanimi. (Break for half term) Cost: £81 (fees may be waived in certain circumstances) Please enrol in advance. Online: wea. ac. uk or Tel. Sheila 01243 958826 or. . .
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Edes House Tour

8 February, 14:00 - 15:30

| Edes House

Join us in the wonderful foyer at 10:45 with our experienced tour guide, Hilly, whilst she shows you around this beautiful Grade 1 listed building, built in 1696 and find out little anecdotes and stories of Chichester and how we used to live. Please could all customers arrive at 10:45. . .
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The Romans in Sussex – Costumed Performance. by Paul Ullson – Historical interpreter. . . .
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Island Treasures

26 February, 19:30 - 21:45

County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1Rq

Railways of the Isle of Wight – Colin Brading. Colin begins the talk with a brief look at the character of the Isle of Wight – England’s ‘Garden Isle’ – and the diverse means of getting there from the mainland over many years, including paddle steamers and the hovercraft with. . .
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Sally Rieder will illustrate many of local quirky rural Churches that are often overlooked, with interesting history and architecture. . . .
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Admiral Murray was born in Chichester, fought in naval battles from American Independence to Napoleonic Wars, was a close friend of Nelson and lived at the now Ship Hotel. Free talk with donation to the speaker’s charity. . . .
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A specialist guided tour of Chichester Cathedral by Alan Bradford, Chichester Cathedral Guide. The tour will focus on the transformation of Chichester Cathedral, during the second half of the twentieth century, by Patron of the Arts, Dean Walter Hussey. Tickets £7 available via the Cathedral website or the shop. Meet. . .
Chi Local History Society
Slindon House A Perspective. Phil Berry – Slindon History Society & society member. . . .
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Saturday seminar with Richard Cupidi, experienced and inspirational WEA tutor. Richard will give a visual, informal and compact introduction to the marvellous worlds of Mayan and Aztec art and culture from a Native perspective. We will look at the enormous diversity of art and cultures before the European invasion. 11. . .
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Edes House Tour

23 March, 10:00 - 11:30

| Edes House

Join us in the wonderful foyer at 10:45 with our experienced tour guide, Hilly, whilst she shows you around this beautiful Grade 1 listed building, built in 1696 and find out little anecdotes and stories of Chichester and how we used to live. Please could all customers arrive at 10:45. . .
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Two thirds of Germans had never voted for the Nazis. Catrine Clay recently published a book based on 6 memoirs of Good Germans who stood up to the Nazi regime. Free talk with donation to speaker’s charity. . . .
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Tangmere Operations: The Battle of Britain and Beyond. Julie & Nigel Peachey – World War Two historians. . . .
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Bill Coombes explains the basic working of this iconic machine, how a homebuilt Enigma Machine can be used to produce encoded messages which are unbreakable if used properly!. . . .
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Andrew Gibson will tell the story of the’ Waterway of Woe’ a description often applied to Chi Canal. From the aspirations, finances and failure leading to the current success and future plans. . . .
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This is the third scale model show at this iconic museum set on the historic Battle of Britain airfield. It is hosted by the resident museum scale mofel club: ‘Tangmere Sector Modellers IPMS ’ The day will include:. Scale Model Clubs from around the region. Scale Model Traders Open Scale. . .
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Edes House Tour

11 May, 10:00 - 11:30

| Edes House

Join us in the wonderful foyer at 10:45 with our experienced tour guide, Hilly, whilst she shows you around this beautiful Grade 1 listed building, built in 1696 and find out little anecdotes and stories of Chichester and how we used to live. Please could all customers arrive at 10:45. . .
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The most famous man you have never heard of! From the slums of Salford to Chairman of Lewis department store, minister of food and reconstruction in WW2 and lived in Walberton. Free talk with donation to speaker’s charity. . . .
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Led by experienced tutor and local historian, Jennifer Goldsmith. Regicide, republic, restoration, invasion, and revolution. Forty years that changed the nation in ways that still influence us today. Examine how local people fared during these difficult and dangerous times. A class in six sessions from 1 June. Cost £54 (fees. . .
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Led by Jennifer Goldsmith, local historian and experienced WEA tutor. This Saturday seminar traces the history of well known and less well known local houses and their fascinating and often idiosyncratic occupants. Some techniques for discovering the history of a house are also considered. Cost £25. Please enrol in advance. . . .
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