News and events

June 2015

County
Leicestershire winners
The winners in the Leicestershire VCH Trust 200 Club draw which took place in June 2015
Leicestershire
VCH Gloucestershire Vol 7 now online!
Fairford volume now digitised and available on BHO
Local History Summer School
July 2015 The Local History of the Twentieth Century: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Lutterworth Local History Exhibition
Undergraduate students from the University of Leicester are putting together a local history exhibition
Leicestershire
Volume 11 Queen Camel and the Cadburys is now available
Another volume of Somerset's history is published
Somerset

May 2015

County
'Waterloo Uncovered’ – new perspectives on the battle that shaped Europe in 1815: a talk by Capt Tom Mollo
Join us for this Westminster History Club talk commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo
Middlesex & London
Newport Short Launch
Latest Essex publication launched in county
Essex
Writing for the VCH: New Helpsheets and Documents
New Helpsheets and Documents

April 2015

County
More Leicestershire winners
The lucky winners of Leicestershire VCH Trust's most recent 200 Club draw
Leicestershire
NEWPORT SHORT PUBLISHED
Out now!
Another Leicestershire parish history completed
A full parish history of Leire, written by Carol Cambers for the VCH, has now been made available online. This is the third Leicestershire parish history ...
Leicestershire
" When ships came to Holland Haven - uncovering the lost port of the Gunfleet"
Free local history event celebrating VCH Essex's HLF Clacton project
Essex
VCH Essex Clacton Project - Exploring a Lost Coastal Landscape – Update 2015
The latest news on the VCH Essex's HLF funded Clacton project
Essex
VCH Essex's Essex Past Newsletter No. 19 (March 2015)
Latest newsletter of the VCH Essex Trust out now
Essex
The Waterloo Bicentenary: A Somerset Perspective
A day conference to mark the 200th aniversary of Waterloo
Somerset

March 2015

County
Writing for the VCH: A Workshop
Learn to write for the VCH
Locality and Region Seminar: Tuesday, 24 March
The Death of the Deer Park: Disparkment in England 1500 - 1800
Busy times in Gloucestershire
Progress report, February 2015
Locality and Region Seminar - 10 March 2015
‘“A Motley Company of Halt, Maimed Blinkards”: The Pensioners of the Chest at Chatham and their London Creditors’ -Caroline Nielsen

February 2015

County
'The Gordon Riots - when the mob broke Westminster': a talk by Tim Hitchcock on 24 March
Join us for an exciting talk by Professor Tim Hitchcock on the most serious instance of civil unrest in modern British history - the Gordon Riots. This is the third talk in the current season of the Westminster History Club, a social event where you can enjoy a glass of wine or soft drink and a chance to share your interest in London's history. Talks are open to all and tickets are £10 at the event.
Middlesex & London