Welcome to the Licoricia of Winchester Appeal.
For more information:
Our book is now available, entitled ‘Licoricia of Winchester: Power and Prejudice in Medieval England.
It is available from Amazon, and all good bookshops in Winchester.
Please also consider following Winchester’s Medieval Jewish Trail https://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/listing/medieval-jewish-trail/
and downloading out leaflet (please see the button in the middle column).
- To educate about England’s and Winchester’s important but forgotten medieval Jewish Community.
- Inform about Winchester’s significant Royal medieval past.
- Promote religious tolerance and the value of diversity in the community, and challenge prejudice.
- Inspire women and young people, and promote education in providing opportunity.
Having erected the statue it is now the hub of our schools work. Please do give towards our important educational work.
Hampshire County Council has developed lessons for its Key Stage 3 pupils, teaching about the period and its messages for today https://licoricia.org/schools/. Other material is also available on this page, inlcuding a link to the recent Pearson KS4 GCSE material for their Migration Unit.
We are working on more lessons for younger children, and other educational work. Details will be announced.
King Charles III’s visit to the statue and its unveiling
(more photos are available on ‘the Royal Visit and Unveiling’ page.
Video of the visit by HRH Prince Charles (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWzAn290V44
We are very honoured that HRH Prince Charles visited Licoricia of Winchester on Thursday 3 March. Please see our post 0f 3/3/22 for more photos.
The unveiling on 10 February, from the Lord-Lieutenant’s announcement of HRH Prince Charles’ testing positive for Covid, through the unveiling, Maggie Carver’s speech, and the Chief Rabbi’s speech.
The Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis’ speech at our unveiling on 10 February 2022. Other photos (of the Lord-Lieutenant unveiling the statue and our Chairman and Founder Maggie Carver’s speech) and media links can be found on our Unveiling page.