News and events

July 2017

County
IHR announces new Director
Professor Jo Fox appointed as IHR Director
VCH Somerset Summer 2017 Newsletter
The latest edition is now available
Somerset
VCH Leicestershire 200 Club draw
Leicestershire 200 Club draw
Leicestershire

June 2017

County
Updated list of electronic resources for VCH research
Updated list of electronic resources for VCH research
VCH Somerset Hilary Binding Memorial Walk
A walk round Alcombe
Somerset
Festival of Archaeology
Festival of Archaeology
Leicestershire
Donation from the Westminster History Club
Westminster History Club donates £4000 to the VCH
Middlesex & London
Wiltshire volume XX, Chippenham and Environs
Wiltshire volume XX, Chippenham and Environs
Wiltshire

May 2017

County
New VCH Oxon parish now online
Read about Newnham Murren - the latest draft section for VCH Oxon. XX on the South Oxfordshire Chilterns.
Oxfordshire
Alcombe Walk
Hilary Binding Memorial Walk
Somerset
A walk round Muchelney with two of the west country's leading landscape archaeologists
A visit to Muchelney abbey and church
Somerset
The Somerset Rajahs of Sarawak
The white rajahs
Somerset
Wychwood Forest and Cornbury Park now online
Latest online texts from VCH Oxon
Oxfordshire

April 2017

County
Launch of new VCH paperback
Leicestershire VCH Trust has just published the first book in the Leicestershire VCH series since 1964
Leicestershire
Museum exhibition
An exhibition, Tensions and Turbulence: Castle Donington 1300-1600, is currently open in Castle Donington museum
Leicestershire
Scriptorium Tag
Call for Speakers for 'Scriptorium Tag' at Gloucester History Festival
Gloucestershire
Hilary Binding Memorial Walk
A walk round Alcombe
Somerset

March 2017

County
VCH Shropshire makes good progress
With funding now in place and two researchers appointed The Victoria County History (VCH) of Shropshire is making good progress researching content for a VCH Short on Wem.
Shropshire
Writing the Victoria County History from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II
A presentation on the Somerset Victoria County History
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 21 March 2017
Know Your Place: mapping community heritage across the West of England - Anne Lovejoy