News and events

October 2014

County
Full parish history now online
Good progress continues to be made in Leicestershire, with a full parish history of Kirby Bellars now available online on our Work in Progress pages.
Leicestershire
Transformation of Victorian Basingstoke
Joint Hampshire Field Club/ Hampshire VCH Day conference on 19th century Basingstoke
Hampshire
Leicestershire VCH Trust Newsletter 2014
Leicestershire VCH Trust's 2014 Newsletter is now available to download
Leicestershire
Locality and Region Seminar - 21st October 2014
Land drainage of the East Riding wetlands - Professor John Marriott
Locality and Region Seminar - 7th October
Professor Richard Hoyle - “Writing the history of a school over 500 years: Giggleswick, 1512-2012”
Outing to Dorstone and Bredwardine
Supporters of the VCH enjoyed a guided visit to some of the archaeological sites in north west Herefordshire.
Herefordshire

September 2014

County
Marc Fitch Lecture & Shropshire volume launch
All welcome to Shropshire lecture & launch in October
Shropshire
Derbyshire Local History Workshops resume from 1st October 2014
All Derbyshire local history research groups continue into the Autumn term 2014
Derbyshire
Launceston People and Probate 1750 to 1850 -An exhibition at Lawrence House Museum, Launceston
Launceston People and Probate 1750 to 1850 - An exhibition at Lawrence House Museum, Launceston
Cornwall
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