News and events

May 2015

County
Bruern and Fifield online!
VCH Oxfordshire's latest online texts - Bruern and Fifield (Wychwood area, west Oxfordshire)
Oxfordshire
Writing for the VCH: New Helpsheets and Documents
New Helpsheets and Documents
TAVERNER TO TAVENER
Museum of Somerset concert
Somerset
Special offer from VCH Wiltshire
Discounted Red Books Available
Wiltshire

April 2015

County
More Leicestershire winners
The lucky winners of Leicestershire VCH Trust's most recent 200 Club draw
Leicestershire
NEWPORT SHORT PUBLISHED
Out now!
Another Leicestershire parish history completed
A full parish history of Leire, written by Carol Cambers for the VCH, has now been made available online. This is the third Leicestershire parish history ...
Leicestershire
Minehead's Lost Towns June 2015
A walk round Higher and Quay Towns
Somerset
" When ships came to Holland Haven - uncovering the lost port of the Gunfleet"
Free local history event celebrating VCH Essex's HLF Clacton project
Essex
VCH Essex Clacton Project - Exploring a Lost Coastal Landscape – Update 2015
The latest news on the VCH Essex's HLF funded Clacton project
Essex
VCH Essex's Essex Past Newsletter No. 19 (March 2015)
Latest newsletter of the VCH Essex Trust out now
Essex
The Waterloo Bicentenary: A Somerset Perspective
A day conference to mark the 200th aniversary of Waterloo
Somerset

March 2015

County
Writing for the VCH: A Workshop
Learn to write for the VCH
Locality and Region Seminar: Tuesday, 24 March
The Death of the Deer Park: Disparkment in England 1500 - 1800
Minehead's Lost Towns
A walk around Higher and Quay towns Minehead
Somerset
Busy times in Gloucestershire
Progress report, February 2015
William Dampier
A talk to mark the 300th anniversary of his death
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 10 March 2015
‘“A Motley Company of Halt, Maimed Blinkards”: The Pensioners of the Chest at Chatham and their London Creditors’ -Caroline Nielsen

February 2015

County
'The Gordon Riots - when the mob broke Westminster': a talk by Tim Hitchcock on 24 March
Join us for an exciting talk by Professor Tim Hitchcock on the most serious instance of civil unrest in modern British history - the Gordon Riots. This is the third talk in the current season of the Westminster History Club, a social event where you can enjoy a glass of wine or soft drink and a chance to share your interest in London's history. Talks are open to all and tickets are £10 at the event.
Middlesex & London
Locality and Region Seminar - 24 February 2015
On the Road: Travel Writing in the Pre-Railway Age