News and events

July 2017

County
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
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 20, Chippenham and Environs
Wiltshire volume XX, Chippenham and Environs
Wiltshire

May 2017

County
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

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
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

February 2017

County
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
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