News and events

November 2015

County
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
Leicestershire VCH Newsletter
2015 Newsletter now available
Leicestershire
Locality and Region Seminar - 3 November 2015
The Local and the Global - Cultures of Empire in the Scottish Highlands, c. 1876-1902

October 2015

County
Leicestershire local history goes global
The goods available for sale in a small Leicestershire market town were
Leicestershire
VCH Leicestershire - 200 Club winners
September's 200 Club winners
Leicestershire
VCH Shropshire on the radio
Listen to recent interviews
Shropshire
Durham 5 Launch & Fitch Lecture
Join us to celebrate the publication of Durham 5
Durham
VCH Volumes at Castle Cary
Town Hall, Castle Cary
Somerset
Dunster Old Roads Walk
Exploring Dunster's lost roads
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 20 October 2015
Digital approaches to late medieval buildings in south-eastern England - Dr Catriona Cooper
'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