A one-day conference to celebrate the 350th anniversary of this great Kentish scholar will be held primarily at Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University, Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PL on Saturday, 23 March 2019.
Before the lectures at Old Sessions, there will be an exhibition of Somner manuscripts and books in the Canterbury Cathedral Archives for those who have booked for the full day.
Speakers at Old Sessions will include Professors Jackie Eales and Kenneth Fincham.
See full conference programme for timings.Any surplus from the conference will go into the Ian Coulson Memorial Postgraduate Award fund to aid postgraduates at CCCU who are studying Kent history topics.
To book:Tickets £20; for lectures but not the exhibition £16; CCCU students £10 http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/william-somner
Phone: 01227 782994