News and events

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
Cheltenham Before the Spa - draft text posted
The draft text of Cheltenham Before the Spa has been posted for comments
Gloucestershire
New appointment in Somerset
Appointment of researcher
Somerset
VCH Leicestershire Book Launch
Launch of our History of Castle Donington
Leicestershire
Walk in Memory of Hilary Binding
A walk around Alcombe
Somerset

February 2017

County
Timberscombe and its neighbours - a Historical Perspective
A presentation on the Timberscombe area
Somerset
NICHOLAS TREVET
A celebrated son of Medieval Somerset
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 7 March 2017
"The First Clapham Saints" - Dr Timothy Walker
VCH Gloucestershire Academy Newsletter
The latest issue of the VCH Gloucestershire Academy Newsletter is now available to download.
Gloucestershire

January 2017

County
Shot at Dawn
The story of a Somerset soldier executed during the First World War
Somerset
Henry III’s Vision for Westminster Abbey: "Creating the most magnificent church in Christendom" - 28 February
Talk hosted by the Westminster History Club
Middlesex & London
Cancellation - Locality and Region Seminar - 24 January 2017
This seminar is cancelled. We hope to reschedule later this year.
Somerset Winter Newsletter
Our latest newsletter is now out
Somerset
Job Opportunity in Somerset
Somerset VCH Researcher
Somerset