Shropshire News and events

On the 29th October 2016 approximately 120 people attended the inaugural AGM and annual lecture of VCH Shropshire. The latter was given by Gareth Williams, Curator and Head of Learning at Weston Park, who spoke on ‘Capability’ Brown – Britain’s Greatest Landscape Gardener...
With funding now in place and two new researchers appointed (Dr. Judith Everard and Wendy Horton), The Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire held its first public event since its re-launch in Shrewsbury in October last year. The Wem History Day, organised in conjunction with the Friends of...
Work can now begin on researching and writing the missing volumes of the Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire thanks to initial grants of £17,000. The Jean Jackson Charitable Trust has awarded a three year grant of £10,000 per annum from 2016 – 2018, the Walker Trust has awarded a grant of £...
  More than 200 people attended the re-launch of the Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire on Saturday October 31 at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS), Shrewsbury. Since 2002 the VCH has not been active locally in Shropshire. The first volume of a two-volume history of Shrewsbury was...
Momentum continues to build in Shropshire and we are very pleased with the overwhelming response we've received to our relaunch event taking place on 31 October. More details of this event in the PDF below.  In advance of the relaunch event next Saturday we thought you may like to listen...
On Friday 24th October 2014, the eighth volume of the Victoria County History of Shropshire series was launched in Shrewsbury. Shropshire Volume VI, part 1, is the first of a two part treatment of the town and Liberties of Shrewsbury and is the first volume published in the Shropshire series for 16...