News and events

February 2016

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.
Colwall and District History Fair 18 June 2016
A look at the history of Colwall and district
Shipton-under-Wychwood now available online!
The latest Oxfordshire online draft covers Shipton-under-Wychwood, one of the places to appear in our forthcoming volume on the Wychwood Forest area (VCH Oxfordshire XIX)

January 2016

Locality and Region Seminar - 9 February 2016
‘Such obscene language and practices, as no woman ought to witness’: vice and moral reform in eighteenth-century St Clement Danes - Francis Boorman
Locality and Region Seminar - 26 January 2016
‘Stranger than fiction’? Alien accommodation and ‘Dutch’ architectural influence in sixteenth-and seventeenth-century Sandwich - Alison Charles
Winter 2015-2016 newsletter
The latest Somerset newsletter has been published
Faith and Faction in Victorian Somerset
A talk on ritual riots in 1866
Locality and Region Seminar - 12 January 2016
A disorderly alehouse at Mill End in Rickmansworth - Dr Heather Falvey

December 2015

VCH Shropshire re-launched
More than 200 people attended the re-launch of the The Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire on Saturday October 31 at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS), Shrewsbury.
The Raw Materials of History: Publishing Historical Records
A one-day conference at Lancaster University, 23 April 2016
December winners!
The winners of Leicestershire VCH Trust's 200 club draw for December
Chippenham Architecture - talk by Julian Orbach
Chippenham Architecture

November 2015

Hampshire VCH Autumn Newsletter 2015
VCH Hampshire Autumn Newsletter 2015
Latest Oxfordshire online drafts
Milton-under-Wychwood and Lyneham now online
Latest VCH Oxfordshire Trust Newsletter
Read about recent work and future plans in Oxfordshire
Locality and Region Seminar - 1 December 2015
Meeting places in the Northern Danelaw, c. 900–c. 1100 - Tudor Skinner
Helpsheets for VCH Authors: Updates
Updated helpsheets
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Help us reveal local history...
Locality and Region Seminar - 17 November 2015
Liber homo fuit: Landscape and landholding in pre-Conquest Staffordshire - Andrew Sargent