News and events

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
Women in the VCH
Extract from our Diamond Jubilee book
Growing Local History - BALH conference 8-10 April
A national conference in association with University Campus Suffolk

February 2016

County
Locality and Region Seminar - 8 March 2016
A disappearing landscape: the heathlands of the Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire borders 1750-1914 - Alan Crosby
Funding success for VCH Shropshire
The project has roles for many more supporters as volunteers, researchers and fundraisers.
Shropshire
VCH Oxfordshire display: Oxford Central Library until 27 Feb
VCH Oxfordshire display: Oxford Central Library until 27 Feb
Oxfordshire
Locality and Region Seminar - 23 February 2016
Contrasting communities: open and closed parishes revisited - Kate Tiller
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