News and events

September 2016

County
St Stephen's Chapel: Bringing a Building Back to Life - 1 November
Talk hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Shiplake parish now online!
The latest work-in-progress from VCH Oxon.
Oxfordshire
VCH Gloucestershire XIII Launched with Double Event
The latest volume of VCH Gloucestershire, comprising the histories of twelve parishes to the north of Gloucester, was launched with two events to celebrate its arrival.
Gloucestershire
Hidden Away
Taunton's slums
Somerset
Basingstoke Workhouse
Hampshire volunteer publishes research
Hampshire
Minehead Walk 'Lost Towns'
A walk of under two hours led by Mary Siraut
Somerset

August 2016

County
VCH Oxon special discount offers!
Get 25% off the new Oxon volume (Ewelme Hundred) or off the Henley-on-Thames volume
Oxfordshire
Florence Nightingale in Mayfair - 27 September
Talk hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Vacancy in Herefordshire
Contributing Editor needed
Herefordshire

July 2016

County
Wem History Day and the inaugural VCH Shropshire Annual Lecture
With funding now in place and two new researchers appointed (Dr. Judith Everard and Wendy Horton), The Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire held its first public event since its re-launch in Shrewsbury in October last year. The Wem History Day, organised in conjunction with the Friends of Shropshire Archives was held at Wem Town Hall on Sunday 26th June and included a series of talks, and displays and guided tours of the town organised by Wem Civic Society.
Shropshire
Want to write for the VCH? Northamptonshire VCH Trust seeks contributors
VCH Northants VIII - researchers and authors sought
Northamptonshire
VCH Gloucestershire Academy newsletter
Latest newsletter from VCH Gloucestershire Trust out now
Gloucestershire
Leicestershire 200 Club winners
Leicestershire 200 Club winners
Leicestershire
Leicestershire VCH at Festival of Archaeology 2016
Archaeology fortnight
Leicestershire
Latest VCH Oxfordshire volume now available!
VCH Oxfordshire XVIII (Benson, Ewelme, and the Chilterns: Ewelme Hundred)
Oxfordshire
Friends of Wiltshire VCH Events
Friends Events
Wiltshire
VCH Somerset Summer 2016 Newsletter
Our 7th edition is out now
Somerset

June 2016

County
Learn about Local History: IHR/VCH Summer Day School
IHR/VCH Summer Day School - Bursaries Available
VCH SOMERSET MICK ASTON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Our great annual event
Somerset
IHR Library Catalogue Upgrade
IHR Library Management System and Catalogue: essential maintenance Wed, 8th June