All Roads lead to Slindon

Filling in some gaps in Slindon's religious history

Saturday 23rd March 2013
Venue: Slindon College, St Mary’s, & St Richard’s Churches,
Slindon, West Sussex BN18 0RH

10.00 Assemble at Slindon College and coffee.

10.30 Welcome and Introduction
Dr Andrew Foster & Ian Graham (Headmaster, Slindon College)

11.00 Professor Michael Questier (Queen Mary, University of London) Current research on early modern English Catholicism in the localities.

11.45 Dr Caroline Bowden (QMUL) - ‘Who were the nuns?’ project: the database and family connections

12.15 Dr James Kelly (QMUL and Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham) – ‘Who were the nuns? new developments’.

12.45 Phillip Berry (Slindon History Group) - Brief History of Slindon Hall.


2.00 Guided Tours: Slindon Hall (College), St Mary’s & St Richard’s Churches– in groups. Exhibitions available for unescorted visitors

3.30 Re-assemble at St Mary’s Church.
Boxgrove Choir – programme of 16th and 17th century church music.

4.00 Plenary panel discussion chaired by Dr Andrew Foster
The significance of Slindon and the value of research in the localities.

4.30 Close Tea and biscuits.

Registration: Attendees are advised to register a place by contacting Jane Greenshields via email

Catering: Light refreshments at each venue but please bring your own lunch.