News and events

August 2014

'Westminster in the First World War' - a talk by Jerry White, next Tuesday, 25th November
Join us on Tuesday 25th November for a talk by Professor Jerry White, author of the best-selling 'Zeppelin Nights'
Middlesex & London
Visit to Glastonbury and Wells
A chance to combine tours of Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral
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

July 2014

VCH History walk around Norton Fitzwarren and its hillfort
The 3rd VCH History Walk
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
Lutterworth history
Students from the University of Leicester have been helping to research the history of the market town of Lutterworth, in south Leicestershire.

June 2014

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
Leicestershire 200 Club success
The Leicestershire VCH Trust 200 Club now has 50 members. The first draw has now taken place
Farmers, consumers and innovators: the world of Joan Thirsk
University of Leicester conference
New Red Book Published
Shropshire VI, Part 1 out now
IHR Fellows' Lecture
Who made the English medieval landscape?

May 2014

VCH Somerset's third newsletter
3rd Somerset newsletter
Locality and Region Seminar - 27th May
‘Out on a limb’: insights into Grange, a small member of the Cinque Ports confederation - Frank Meddens
New VCH Appointment
VCH Director Announced
In the Frame - new exhibition at the Museum of Somerset
New exhibition at the Museum of Somerset
Now available to view/download: Derbyshire VCH Trust Newsletter Summer 2014
Derbyshire VCH Trust Newsletter Summer 2014 now available to view/download
Locality and Region Seminar - 13th May
Knightsbridge, Hyde and Kensington: boundaries and occlusion - Pamela Taylor