News and events

September 2014

County
WHO MADE THE MEDIEVAL LANDSCAPE?
Mick Aston Memorial Lecture
Somerset
Popular Music in Edwardian Somerset
An afternoon of Edwardian music making
Somerset
VCH History walk around Norton Fitzwarren and its hillfort
An enjoyable afternoon
Somerset
VCH Oxfordshire at Wychwood Forest Fair, Sunday 7 September
Visit the VCH Oxfordshire stall at Wychwood Forest Fair, Sunday 7 September 11-5
Oxfordshire
Newington parish now online
Read about the latest Oxfordshire parish to go online
Oxfordshire

August 2014

County
WESTMINSTER HISTORY CLUB - New season of talks begins next Tuesday
Join us next Tuesday for a new season of talks at the Westminster History Club. We start with a lecture by the eminent garden historian, Dr Paula Henderson FSA
Middlesex & London
Visit to Glastonbury and Wells
A chance to combine tours of Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral
Somerset
The Impact of World War I on Lutterworth's schools
As we approach the centenary of the declaration of war in 1914, students from the University of Leicester have been looking at the impact of World War I on the elementary school in Lutterworth
Leicestershire

July 2014

County
VCH History walk around Norton Fitzwarren and its hillfort
The 3rd VCH History Walk
Somerset
Donation from the Westminster History Club
A donation of £3,000 will enable a new phase of VCH Westminster research
Middlesex & London
Benson parish online
Read about Benson (Oxfordshire), from Anglo-Saxon estate to major RAF Station
Oxfordshire
Lutterworth history
Students from the University of Leicester have been helping to research the history of the market town of Lutterworth, in south Leicestershire.
Leicestershire

June 2014

County
Historical Association Central London branch 2014/2015
Events throughout 2014/2015
Summer school in local history 2014: Local History and Heritage
Summer school in local history 2014
Somerset County Editor's Talks, Autumn 2014
Programme of talks already arranged and events in which County Editor will take part
Somerset
Leicestershire 200 Club success
The Leicestershire VCH Trust 200 Club now has 50 members. The first draw has now taken place
Leicestershire
Farmers, consumers and innovators: the world of Joan Thirsk
University of Leicester conference
Leicestershire
New Red Book Published
Shropshire VI, Part 1 out now
Shropshire
IHR Fellows' Lecture
Who made the English medieval landscape?

May 2014

County
VCH Somerset's third newsletter
3rd Somerset newsletter
Somerset