Elfrida, the first Queen of England Medieval history is typically a male-dominated affair and the lives of women at this time are not well represented. One exception is Elfrida, a queen whose life is tied closely to the history of Wherwell.

The Andover Modern Times Newspaper was a one-off edition printed in April 1955 by the manager of the Rex cinema, Martin Loveridge, during the national newspaper strike of that year to celebrate the return of Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times to the town after its first showing some twenty years beforehand. The 8-page broadsheet is a mixture of general news, hints and tips and features articles about the then-present and past of Andover.


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200 Years of Gurkha History

January 19th (2018), 8pm
Talk by Gavin Edgerley-Harris
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