Return of the Peregrine
Wessex Learning Centre
Keith Betton, Chairman and County Recorder of the Hampshire Ornithological Society, is a birdwatcher, writer and broadcaster. He has studied Peregrines for almost ten years and leads a team of enthusiasts who have helped them to return to Winchester and the rest of Hampshire. In a beautifully illustrated talk he will explain how the world's fastest bird lives and thrives alongside us, and how for many years their very existence in the UK was on a knife-edge. Afterwards he and a team of volunteers will look for where the Peregrines are perched and will use high-powered optical equipment to show them to attendees.
Tickets: £5 (£3 for children under 16) Booking Fee applies, £1 per ticket, capped at £5, available from the Cathedral Box Office or online.
When & WhereChoose Day
Tuesday 26 March, 7pm, Nave, Winchester Cathedral
Prof Alister McGrath, Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, University of Oxford
Atonement: How do we make sense of the crucifixion?
The death of Christ is central to the Christian faith, and is the major focus of our Good Friday celebrations. So what does it mean? And how does it illuminate the Christian life? This lecture explores the various ways in which Christians have understood the meaning of the crucifixion, and what each of these brings to our understanding of Christ and ourselves.
Tickets £5 + £1 per ticket booking fee (capped at £5)
Tuesday 2nd April, 3pm, Wessex LearningCentre, Inner Close
Andrew Honey, Lead Conservator, Winchester Bible Project
Conserving the Bible: A Journey of Discovery
This talk will describe the recently completed work toconserve the Winchester Bible, begun in 2014 by Dr Christopher Clarkson andcontinued at the Bodleian Library since 2016. It will describe the process ofconservation and the rebinding of the Bible, and share some of the discoveriesthat have been made during the process.
Tickets £5 + £1 per ticket booking fee (capped at £5 per transaction)