Talks

Across The Dark Water with Dr Cheryl Butler

Includes a screening of the film version of Ben Musgrave’s thrilling new play Across The Dark Water

Location:

Otterbourne Village Hall, Bianchi Room, Otterbourne SO21 2ET

Date:

October 26th

Time:

7.30pm

Join Dr Cheryl Butler and the Otterbourne Conservation Group for an exciting evening to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.

In an illuminating talk, the leading historian and author will talk about the role Hampshire and its people played in King Henry V’s journey to war and the now legendary battle.

Alongside this will be a special screening of the film version of Ben Musgrave’s gripping new play Across The Dark Water that explores the Southampton Plot, the conspiracy to overthrow Henry V here in the region while the King prepared for war in France.

Across The Dark Water is supported by Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund.

Across The Dark Water with Dr Cheryl Butler

Cost: Free – donations welcome

Organised by the Otterbourne Conservation Group, supported by Road To Agincourt

In Conversation with Professor Anne Curry

Location:

The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End SO30 4EJ

Date:

October 30th

Time:

6.15pm to 7pm

Ahead of the premiere performance of new play The Road To GloryProfessor Anne Curry, one of the World’s leading experts on Agincourt and historical consultant to the Road to Agincourt project, will discuss the now legendary battle and its place in our history, in conversation with Dr Cheryl Butler. Audience members will also have an opportunity to ask questions, afterwhich Professor Curry will be signing copies of her new book, Agincourt: A New History.

Anne Curry is Professor of Medieval History and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Southampton, former editor of the Journal of Medieval History, and a specialist in the Hundred Years’ War. She was President of the Historical Association from 2008 to 2011 and a Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society.

In Coversation with Professor Anne Curry

Join The Berry Theatre for this insightful In Coversation event with esteemed author and historian Professor Anne Curry.

 

Free event supported by Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England

 

For more details, visit The Berry Theatre at www.theberrytheatre.co.uk

Q&A with award-winning playwright Neil Duffield

Location:

The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End SO30 4EJ

Date:

October 31st

Time:

5pm to 6pm

Specially-commissioned to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, with an emphasis on the pivotal role the region played in preparations for the now legendary battle, The Road To Glory tells the story of a group of young villagers who enlist in King henry’s army and set sail from Southampton to claim the throne of France for England… What happens will change their livers for ever.

Ahead of the performance of The Road To Glory, award-winning playwright Neil Duffield discusses the process of writing this exciting new play with its director Daniel Hill before the floor opens up for audience members to ask their own questions.

Neil Duffield has written more than 50 plays and adaptations which have been staged extensively throughout the UK and abroad. In 2006, his play The Lost Warrior was awarded the Arts Council England Children’s Award ‘for work which displays excellence, inspiration and innovation in children’s theatre.’

 The Road To Glory is supported by Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund.

Q&A with playwright Neil Duffield

The Berry Theatre invites you to join them for a Q&A with award-winning playwright Neil Duffield and director Daniel Hill ahead of the perfomance of Neil’s new play The Road To Glory 

Cost:

£6 (£5concs)

Booking:

For tickets call The Berry Theatre Box Office on 023 8065 2333 or go to www.theberrytheatre.co.uk

Agincourt: Myth and Reality with best-selling author Juliet Barker

Location:

Northguild Lecture Theatre, Central Library, Southampton SO14 7LW

Date:

November 10th

Time:

7.30pm

Duration:

90mins

Best-selling author and internationally recognised authority on medieval history Juliet Barker explores the dramatic events of 1415 and separates the facts and fiction that surround the legendary Battle of Agincourt.

Juliet is the author of a number of best-selling books including Agincourt, England, Arise and The Brontes.

This event is run in association with Southampton Library Service.

Agincourt: Myth & Reality with Juliet Barker

Best-selling author Juliet Barker explores the dramatic events of 1415.

Cost:

£7 (concs)

Booking:

Tickets from O2 Guildhall Southampton Box Office on 023 8063 2601 or www.o2guildhallsouthampton.co.uk

 

Agincourt: Myth and Reality with author and historian Professor Anne Curry

 

Location:

Tudor House & Garden, Westgate Street, Southampton SO14 2AY

Date:

November 12th

Time:

7.30pm to 8.30pm

 

Author and world-leading expert on medieval history Professor Anne Curry explores what really happened on that fateful 25 October 1415, as well as how and why Agincourt is remembered today in this illuminating talk.
Anne Curry is Professor of Medieval History and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Southampton, former editor of the Journal of Medieval History, and a specialist in the Hundred Years’ War. She was President of the Historical Association from 2008 to 2011 and a Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society.

Agincourt: Myth and Reality with Professor Anne Curry

Join Tudor House & Gardens for this insightful talk with esteemed author and historian Professor Anne Curry.

 

Tickets: £5

Pre-book on 023 8083 4536. A reduced rate of £4 is available for FOSMAG, SCMAS and A&H Volunteers.

 

The Road To Agincourt

Location: The Chapel, Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley

Dates:

Sunday, July 19th

Time:

2pm

Join Hamble Valley Heritage guide Geoff Watts for The Road To Agincourt, an illuminating talk looking at the preparations for the 1415 campaign and the story of the route to the battle of Agincourt itself.

Discover how Henry V mustered his troops in the region, the effect it had and the legacy that lives on.

Geoff is part of Hamble Valley & Eastleigh Heritage Guides, an independent association of fully-trained volunteer guides. The group offers public guided walks that add interest in the extensive heritage of Eastleigh Borough for both local people and visitors.

The Borough of Eastleigh, including the Southern Parishes has a rich and varied heritage. From the first mention in the Domesday Book in 1086 until today, fascinating tales are to be told about the places and the people who have lived and worked here. A small clue pointed out, or a careful explanation from a committed guide can lead you on an exploration of stories and fascinating facts that you may only have suspected.

For more details about Hamble Valley & Eastleigh Heritage Guides, click here

 

 

Royal Victoria Country Park

Join Hamble Valley Heritage guide Geoff Watts for The Road to Agincourt  a talk that looks at the preparations for the 1415 campaign and the story of the route to the battle of Agincourt itself.

Cost: £5

Booking: Call the Royal Victoria Country Park bookings team on 023 8045 5157 or simply turn up on the day.

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