News and events

February 2016

County
Westminster Underworld: From Guy Fawkes to Paul Raymond (8 March)
Hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Visit to Brampton Bryan Hall and Gardens
VCH patron Edward Harley and his wife Victoria welcomed VCH supporters to their home.
Herefordshire
Colwall and District History Fair 18 June 2016
A look at the history of Colwall and district
Herefordshire
Shipton-under-Wychwood now available online!
The latest Oxfordshire online draft covers Shipton-under-Wychwood, one of the places to appear in our forthcoming volume on the Wychwood Forest area (VCH Oxfordshire XIX)
Oxfordshire

January 2016

County
Locality and Region Seminar - 9 February 2016
‘Such obscene language and practices, as no woman ought to witness’: vice and moral reform in eighteenth-century St Clement Danes - Francis Boorman
Locality and Region Seminar - 26 January 2016
‘Stranger than fiction’? Alien accommodation and ‘Dutch’ architectural influence in sixteenth-and seventeenth-century Sandwich - Alison Charles
Winter 2015-2016 newsletter
The latest Somerset newsletter has been published
Somerset
Faith and Faction in Victorian Somerset
A talk on ritual riots in 1866
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 12 January 2016
A disorderly alehouse at Mill End in Rickmansworth - Dr Heather Falvey

December 2015

County
VCH Shropshire re-launched
More than 200 people attended the re-launch of the The Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire on Saturday October 31 at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS), Shrewsbury.
Shropshire
The Raw Materials of History: Publishing Historical Records
A one-day conference at Lancaster University, 23 April 2016
Cumberland
December winners!
The winners of Leicestershire VCH Trust's 200 club draw for December
Leicestershire
Chippenham Architecture - talk by Julian Orbach
Chippenham Architecture
Wiltshire

November 2015

County
Hampshire VCH Autumn Newsletter 2015
VCH Hampshire Autumn Newsletter 2015
Hampshire
Latest Oxfordshire online drafts
Milton-under-Wychwood and Lyneham now online
Oxfordshire
Latest VCH Oxfordshire Trust Newsletter
Read about recent work and future plans in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
Locality and Region Seminar - 1 December 2015
Meeting places in the Northern Danelaw, c. 900–c. 1100 - Tudor Skinner
Helpsheets for VCH Authors: Updates
Updated helpsheets
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Help us reveal local history...
Locality and Region Seminar - 17 November 2015
Liber homo fuit: Landscape and landholding in pre-Conquest Staffordshire - Andrew Sargent