Saturday 8th February University of Winchester: St Alphege 301 (rescheduled from November)
9.45am: Welcome and tea/coffee
10.15am: Steven Cock, ‘Against the Odds? Examining the Emergence of Early Swimming Contests, c.1590s-1830s’, York St John University
10.45: Geoff Swallow, ‘’The West of England circuit of annual swimming matches,1863-1913′, Manchester Metropolitan University
11.15am: Paul Wheeler, ‘”An Ideal Golfing Holiday” – Bournemouth Golf Week 1936-1939’, University of Chichester
12pm: Tomasz Gromelski, ‘The Dangers of the Hunt in Tudor Southern England’, Wolfson College, Oxford
12.30pm: Amanda Richardson, ‘Deer Parks in Early Modern Southern England’, University of Chichester
1.45pm: Ian Denness, ‘Sporting Culture in Nineteenth-Century Winchester’, University of Winchester
2:15pm: Margaret Houlbrooke, ‘’Back on Track: Sports between the Wars at the University of Reading, 1919-1939′, University of Reading
3.15pm: Keynote Lecture – Martin Polley, ‘The Cotswold Olimpicks: A Long History of a Small Event’, De Montfort University
4.15pm: Closing Remarks
Conference fee: £20: including tea/coffee and buffet lunch
If paying by cheque, this should be made payable to the ‘Southern History Society’ (for other forms of payment, please contact the organiser below).
To book a place, please email Simon Sandall (Simon.Sandall@winchester.ac.uk) by Monday 3rd February.
This is a co-badged event with the Wessex Centre for History & Archaeology.