News and events

October 2017

County
Buckminster and Sewstern: our latest paperback
It was wonderful to see so many residents and former residents of Buckminster and Sewstern
Leicestershire
Open Day at Buckminster Bunker
We shall be at the Buckminster Nuclear Bunker open day this Sunday, 15th Oct, 10am-4pm at Buckminster Village Hall
Leicestershire
Buckminster and Sewstern book launch
The wait is almost over! We are holding a launch event on Tuesday 17 October for our new paperback VCH history of Buckminster and Sewstern.
Leicestershire

September 2017

County
New VCH Volumes on British History Online
New volumes from our back catalogue available for free on line
Leicestershire VCH Newsletter 2017
The Leicestershire VCH Newsletter for 2017 is now available, and includes
Leicestershire
Latest research for Wiltshire volume XX - Chippenham
Latest research for Wiltshire volume XX - Chippenham
VCH Mick Aston lecture
The Mick Aston Lecture for the Somerset County History Trust
Somerset

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
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
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