February 2020

The Normans in England

Welcome to The Arts Society Farnham
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 10:30

What did the Normans ever do for us?!

950 years ago the Normans invaded and changed the fabric of Saxon England. Their building programme included numerous Churches, Cathedrals, Castles and monasteries.



Mr Rupert Willoughby

A prize-winning historian who specialises in the domestic and social life of the past. A graduate with First Class Honours in History from the University of London, he is the author of the best-selling Life in Medieval England for Pitkin, of guides to castles owned by English Heritage and Hampshire County Council, and of a series of popular histories of places, including Chawton: Jane Austen’s Village and Basingstoke and its Contribution to World Culture. He contributes regular obituaries to The Times and The Daily Telegraph, writes privately-commissioned histories of houses, and is an experienced lecturer - and occasional broadcaster - on a broad range of topics, with a particular interest in architecture, interior decoration and costume.