News and events

October 2015

County
'Hurling Dead Cats and Dogs at the Voters: the Advance of Popular Democracy in Eighteenth-Century Westminster', a talk by Prof Penelope Corfield
Hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Revealing Local History - Wikipedia Event
VCH, BHO & Senate House team up for Being Human 2015
Yate Short
Now available for Kindle
Gloucestershire

September 2015

County
Locality and Region Seminar - 6 October 2015
Post-War Council Housing in North London: The case of Hornsey 1947–1964
County Historian Programme 2015
Twelve undergraduates from the University of Leicester took part in this year's County Historian programme, and one of their articles, on Feilding Palmer Cottage Hospital in Lutterworth is now online.
Leicestershire
Victoria County History of Somerset Mick Aston Memorial Lecture
Our 2nd Mick Aston Memorial lecture
Somerset
Gerard Leighton
Another great loss to the Somerset County History Trust
Somerset
VCH HISTORY WALK AROUND WIVELISCOMBE
A walk round Wiveliscombe
Somerset

August 2015

County
'Westminster and the English Revolution, 1640-1660', a talk by Prof Julia Merrett on 29 September
Talk hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Launch of the new Victoria County History of Shropshire project
Launch event
Memorial to Hilary Binding
A history trail in Carhampton
Somerset
VCH Somerset latest newsletter
Summer edition
Somerset

June 2015

County
Leicestershire winners
The winners in the Leicestershire VCH Trust 200 Club draw which took place in June 2015
Leicestershire
A Talk by the Chatsworth Archivist as part of the Derbyshire VCH AGM
Save the Date: 2nd July 2016 - A talk by the Archivist at Chatsworth House as part of the Derbyshire VCH AGM
Derbyshire
A Talk by the Chatsworth Archivist as part of the Derbyshire VCH AGM
Save the Date: 2nd July 2016 - A talk by the Archivist at Chatsworth House as part of the Derbyshire VCH AGM
Nottinghamshire
VCH Gloucestershire Vol 7 now online!
Fairford volume now digitised and available on BHO
Local History Summer School
July 2015 The Local History of the Twentieth Century: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Lutterworth Local History Exhibition
Undergraduate students from the University of Leicester are putting together a local history exhibition
Leicestershire
Volume 11 Queen Camel and the Cadburys is now available
Another volume of Somerset's history is published
Somerset

May 2015

County
Latest Somerset Red Book
Join us for launch of volume 11
Somerset