Talks and visits
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies and Wessex Film and Sound Archive offer an annual programme of talks, visits and presentations for local groups in Hampshire. There is a suggested donation of £60 per group for talks or film presentations at your venue or £45 per group for visits or film presentations at Hampshire Record Office.
For talks we ask for audiences of at least 30 people. Most talks are powerpoint presentations and usually last between 45 minutes and an hour. Please note we cannot provide talks on the local history of a particular locality though we will include examples from your area.
If your group consists of fewer than 20 people you can book an evening visit. These take place on weekdays from 7pm. They include a tour of Hampshire Record Office and an exhibition of archive treasures. Visits usually last between an hour and a half and two hours. To make an enquiry contact us.
The Wessex Film and Sound Archivist can arrange audio-visual presentations to take place in the Record Office cinema or in your locality. These presentations use historical material of local interest in the form of cinefilms, sound and video recordings. To make an initial enquiry about a film presentation, contact Film and Sound Archive - email@example.com
Please note that we receive many requests and in the interests of fairness we limit groups to one talk, visit or film and sound presentation per year.
- Work of Hampshire Record Office and sources for local history
- From attic to basement, the work of Hampshire Archives Trust
- Sources for family history at Hampshire Record Office
- How to trace the history of your house at Hampshire Record Offic
- Maps as sources for local history
- Parish records at Hampshire Record Office
- A Window on the Past: pictures of Hampshire
- Poor Law records at Hampshire Record Offic
- School records at Hampshire Record Office
- Winchester City Archives
- Sources for the history of Winchester’s public buildings
- The archives of Winchester Cathedral
- The Swing Riots in Hampshire
- Sources for landscape/garden history at Hampshire Record Office
- Conservation of archives
- Business records
- Quarter Sessions records at Hampshire Record Office
- Sources for army ancestry and war memorials
- Hospital records at Hampshire Record Office
- Police records at Hampshire Record Office
- 18th century country houses and gardens
- Mon-Wed, 9am-5pm
- Thu, 9am-7pm
- Fri, 9am-5pm
- Sat, 9am-4pm
Closed on Public Holidays and Christmas Eve.
Admission free, no appointment necessary
- 4.20pm Mon-Wed, Fri
- 4.45pm Thu
- 3.30pm Sat