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Tudor Southampton via Zoom

Following on from the resounding success of her presentation on ‘Medieval Southampton’ Katie Belo dos Santos gave a talk about ‘Tudor Southampton’ on April 8. As well as being a freelance interpreter, translator, lecturer and Fellow of ITI, Katie is a qualified guide for Southampton and the New Forest. She whisked us back in time […]

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Carnival & Easter round the world – via Zoom

One of the advantages of Zoom is that we are able to travel round the world, learning about different customs for Carnival and Easter – and still be home in time for lunch! On 17 March 2021 Sue Fortescue gave a general overview of how Carnival and Easter are celebrated in countries where she has […]

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‘Medieval Southampton’ via Zoom

A convivial group of 26 participants from all over the UK and several European countries registered for the talk about ‘Medieval Southampton’ given by Katie Belo dos Santos via Zoom on 25th February. Katie whisked us away on a tour that went from St Michael’s Church (1070) to the Southampton Plot (1415), encompassing medieval vaults, […]

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AGM of ITI Wessex Regional Group

The AGM of the ITI Wessex Regional Group was held via Zoom on Friday 8th January. Members thanked the Committee for their work during 2020. Simon O’Hea stood down as Coordinator and Susan Fortescue was voted in as the new Coordinator. Other Committee members are George du Pré (Events), Wendy Rees (Treasurer) and Charlotte Marston […]

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Visit to Hilliers Gardens, October 2020

After two previous attempts were thwarted – first by Storm Miguel in June 2019, and more recently by Storm Alex – ITI Wessex members finally managed to visit these lovely gardens near Romsey in Hampshire, although sadly numbers were restricted to a group of 6 due to Covid-19 regulations. But at least the sun shone […]