Winchester Themed Costumes!
14th September 2015
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A night for Winchester’s ghostly aristocracy…

Hosting a Halloween party? Wanting to pay homage to the best City around! Take your pick from this list of famous residents, and people with connections to Winchester, dead and alive. 

Here are a few infamous people/characters with connections to Winchester:

  • William the Conqueror – After invading England, he commissioned the Cathedral.
  • King Alfred the Great – Ruled Essex from Winchester.
  • Knights of the Round Table – This legendary table hangs in the Great Hall of Winchester Castle.
  • Jane Austen –  Died in Winchester.
  • Colin Firth – From Winchester.
  • Les Mis Characters – Scenes were filmed in Kingsgate.
  • Wolf Hall Characters – Scenes were filmed in St Cross.
  • Roman Soldiers – Romans once occupied Winchester, which was then called Venta Belgarum. 

A great place to hire authentic costumes is Hampshire Wardrobe.

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