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Hyde900 programme for 2014 launched.

datePosted on 17:34, March 8th, 2014 by steve

Hyde900 members and their guests enjoyed a preview of the plans for 2014 at a private launch event for the new year’s programme held in the clubhouse of Winchester City Football Club last Friday, March 28th. Hyde900 founder Edward Fennell and Visual Arts Coordinator Sophie Cunningham-Dawe spoke of their personal experiences working on the BBC2 documentary “The Search for Alfred the Great” broadcast in January which focused on the mystery of the Unmarked Grave in the churchyard of St Bartholomew, Hyde. They described their feelings about the extraordinary results that were revealed, and as members of a small community organisation working so closely with the nation’s foremost broadcaster.

Much of the following question and answer session inevitably focussed on what might now follow in relation to the site of the royal burials , about which there are understandably differing views.

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King Alfred Weekend 2013

datePosted on 18:34, October 12th, 2013 by Site admin

King Alfred's swordHyde900 is proud to present the second annual weekend of events on the theme of Alfred the Great, jointly organised by Hyde900 and St Bartholomew’s Church.

Marking the 1114th anniversary of King Alfred’s death on 26th October 899, the weekend includes a talk on Alfred’s contribution to the English language, two parallel exhibitions and several other events.

All events take place in and around St Bartholomew’s Church, King Alfred  Place, Hyde, Winchester SO23 7DF.
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