News and events

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

May 2016

County
Keele Latin and Palaeography Summer School 2016, 23-28 July
Bookings now open for Keele University's annual Latin and Palaeography Summer School
Staffordshire
Minehead 'Lost Towns' Walk
A history walk
Somerset

April 2016

County
SOMERSET DAY 2016
Somerset Archive Treasures from Devon
Somerset
Spring History Walk
A gentle walk round the former Sanford estate
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 26 April 2016
‘Democratic’ institutions and their enemies in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century rural England - Prof Richard Hoyle
North Devon Symposium
Friends of Devon's Archives
Somerset
Hidden Away: the archives
The Archives of Slum Clearance
Somerset

March 2016

County
Biography of a Building: the Foundation and Life of Westminster Cathedral - 24 May
Talk hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
SOMERSET IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH
A day symposium on the early history of healthcare in Somerset
Somerset