The Friends of Winchester College offer members a diverse programme of events full details of which can be seen in the newsletter and diary of events each term.  Please also view the Music Diary.

Highlights from the Fellows' Library: Tuesday 22 September 2020
Dr Richard Foster (Head of Treasury and Fellows’ Librarian) and Dr Sarah Griffin (Treasury) will show a short film of highlights from the College’s extraordinary Fellow’s Library. Following the film, Sarah and Richard will answer any questions you have, with many of the books that appear in the film in front of them.

The Poet and Statesman John Milton: Tuesday 24 September 2020
On the 24 September, Dr William Poole of the Department of English at Oxford will be talking at 7.00pm on the poet and statesman John Milton. Dr Poole’s research interests lie in early-modern literary, intellectual, and scientific history. Dr Poole is a Fellow of Winchester College and New College Oxford, and in 2017 published a book on Milton: Milton and the Making of ‘Paradise Lost’ (Harvard, 2017). We very much
look forward to hearing him talk on this celebrated poet and statesman.

Shakespeare's Measure for Measure: Thursday 5 November 2020
On 5 November, the Headmaster of Winchester College, Dr. Tim Hands, will be speaking on Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at 7.00pm. This is Dr. Hands’ third headmastership – but he has remained first and foremost ateacher as those of you who came to his lecture on Keats last year will remember. Measure for Measure will be familiar to many of you – Dr. Hands will bring it to life however expert you are.

Div Lesson: Sunday 29 November 2020
Have you ever wanted to sit in a Winchester classroom? On the 29 November at 7.00pm Andy Sparkes, Head of Div (general studies) at Winchester College, will be your teacher for an hour. Mr. Sparkes, whose diplomatic career included several ambassadorships, will ask questions of you as well as leading the debate. It will be a fascinating evening.

Carl Fabergé: Tuesday 1 December 2020
Goldsmith, designer, and a businessman of genius Carl Fabergé is best remembered for the 50 Imperial Easter Eggs he designed for the Royal Empresses Maria and Alexandria between 1885 and 1917. In this forty-minute talk, on Tuesday 1 December at 7.00pm, you will be taken back to the splendour and tragedy of a pre-WW1 world.

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For more information please contact The Friends of Winchester College.
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