News and events

October 2014

Full parish history now online
Good progress continues to be made in Leicestershire, with a full parish history of Kirby Bellars now available online on our Work in Progress pages.
Transformation of Victorian Basingstoke
Joint Hampshire Field Club/ Hampshire VCH Day conference on 19th century Basingstoke
Leicestershire VCH Trust Newsletter 2014
Leicestershire VCH Trust's 2014 Newsletter is now available to download
Locality and Region Seminar - 21st October 2014
Land drainage of the East Riding wetlands - Professor John Marriott
Locality and Region Seminar - 7th October
Professor Richard Hoyle - “Writing the history of a school over 500 years: Giggleswick, 1512-2012”
Outing to Dorstone and Bredwardine
Supporters of the VCH enjoyed a guided visit to some of the archaeological sites in north west Herefordshire.

September 2014

Marc Fitch Lecture & Shropshire volume launch
All welcome to Shropshire lecture & launch in October
Derbyshire Local History Workshops resume from January 2019
All Derbyshire local history research groups continue into the Spring Term 2019
VCH History walk around Norton Fitzwarren and its hillfort
An enjoyable afternoon

August 2014

'Westminster in the First World War' - a talk by Jerry White, next Tuesday, 25th November
Join us on Tuesday 25th November for a talk by Professor Jerry White, author of the best-selling 'Zeppelin Nights'
Middlesex & London
The Impact of World War I on Lutterworth's schools
As we approach the centenary of the declaration of war in 1914, students from the University of Leicester have been looking at the impact of World War I on the elementary school in Lutterworth

July 2014

Donation from the Westminster History Club
A donation of £3,000 will enable a new phase of VCH Westminster research
Middlesex & London
Lutterworth history
Students from the University of Leicester have been helping to research the history of the market town of Lutterworth, in south Leicestershire.

June 2014

Historical Association Central London branch 2014/2015
Events throughout 2014/2015
Summer school in local history 2014: Local History and Heritage
Summer school in local history 2014
Leicestershire 200 Club success
The Leicestershire VCH Trust 200 Club now has 50 members. The first draw has now taken place
Farmers, consumers and innovators: the world of Joan Thirsk
University of Leicester conference
New Red Book Published
Shropshire VI, Part 1 out now
IHR Fellows' Lecture
Who made the English medieval landscape?

May 2014

VCH Somerset's third newsletter
3rd Somerset newsletter