A talk being given by Richard Robbins.
From Athelstan to Now : the History of the Warden and Freeman
19 Jun 2024 | 2.30pm | Rausing Building
£7 (includes tea and cake)
Tickets will be available online and in the Athelstan Museum Shop from April
The oldest surviving organisation in the town is explained from the association with Athelstan in the tenth century to the 1635 Charter changes in 1886 and on to the 21st century with the admittance of women.
Find out about the charitable works of the corporation.
Ever wondered about the roundels on some buildings in the town?
What and where is Kings Heath?
Come along to the talk about the old corporation the Aldermen, the Capital Burgesses land holders, commoners and how one becomes a Freeman of the town of Malmesbury.