Waves

Across the County

(programmes of local groups and societies)

 

 

Friday 18 January 2019

Bidford & District History Society, Crawford Hall, Salford Road, Bidford, 7.30pm: Andrew Reeks on Two Titans, One City: Joseph Chamberlain, George Cadbury & Birmingham.

Friday 18 January 2019

Kineton & District Local History Group, Kineton Village Hall, 7.30pm: David Beaumont on Admiral Cowan: Soldier and Sailor.

Friday 25 January 2019

Welford & Weston Local History Scoiety, Memorial Hall, Welford, 7.30pm: Tim Bridges on Warwickshire Churches.

Monday 11 February 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens’ Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: AGM followed by Helen & Peter Viola on The nineteenth century Baronets of Leamington Hastings and their medals: from Waterloo to Kenilworth.

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Alcester & District Local History Society, Sixth Form Centre, St. Benedict's RC High School, 7.45pm: AGM followed by Richard Osborne on Exploring the History of St Nicholas Church, Alcester.

Friday 15 February 2019

Bidford & District History Society, Crawford Hall, Salford Road, Bidford, 7.30pm: Alan Godfrey on Postman’s Knock: postal services in the Alcester area from the 18th century.

Monday 18 February 2019

Kineton & District Local History Group, Kineton Village Hall, 7.30pm: Ilona Sekacz on The Pit and the Metronome: my musical journey through Shakespeare.

Thursday 21 February 2019

Warmington Heritage Group, Warmington Village Hall, 7.30pm: Rowena Archer on Understanding Joan of Arc.

Monday 25 February 2019

Leamington History Group, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, 7.30pm: Peter Coulls & Allan Jennings on The Warwick & Leamington Tramway: a history in images.

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Brandon, Bretford & Wolston History Group, Brandon Club, 7.30pm: Dave Atkins on Charles II, the Merry Monarch.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Historical Association: Nuneaton Branch, King Edward VI College, King Edward Road, 7.15pm: Adam Busiakiewicz on Sir Fulke Greville: Collector, Builder, Gardener and Warwickshire Man.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Kenilworth Family History Society, Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, 7.45pm: Ian Hartas on BMDs on the Internet.

Friday 15 March 2019

Bidford & District History Society, Crawford Hall, Salford Road, Bidford, 7.30pm: Professor Richard Cust on Discovering Charles I.

Thursday 21 March 2019

Warmington Heritage Group, Warmington Village Hall, 7.30pm: Matt Armitage on Local Canals.

Friday 22 March 2019

Lighthorne History Society, Lighthorne Village Hall, 7.30pm: AGM followed by Brian Lewis on Pittern Villa Farm and the Compton Verney Estate Sales.

Monday 25 March 2019

Leamington History Group, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, 7.30pm: Sue Moore on The History of the Loft Theatre, and its place in the cultural life of Royal Leamington Spa.

Monday 25 March 2019

Marton Local History Group, Marton Village Hall, 7.30pm: Brian Cooke on Leamington Hastings church restoration.

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Brandon, Bretford & Wolston History Group, Brandon Club, 7.30pm: Ann Langley on Early Allotments in Warwickshire.

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Lapworth Local History Group, Lapworth Village Hall, 7.30pm: Rob Eyre on The Donald Healey Motor Car Company.

Friday 29 March 2019

Welford & Weston Local History Society, Memorial Hall, Welford, 7.30pm: Adam Busiakiewicz on Sir Fulke Greville: Collector, Builder, Gardener and Warwickshire Man.

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Alcester & District Local History Society, Sixth Form Centre, St. Benedict's RC High School, 8pm: Chris Pickford on Revising Pevsner’s Warwickshire: The Alcester area revisited.

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Kenilworth Family History Society, Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, 7.45pm: Paul Baker on The efforts of the townspeople to bring the railway to Henley-in-Arden.

Thursday 18 April 2019

Warmington Heritage Group, Warmington Village Hall, 7.30pm: Colin Clay & Philip Taylor on The use of old maps, LIDAR and metal detecting to investigate ancient tracks & byways.

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Brandon, Bretford & Wolston History Group, Brandon Club, 7.30pm: Alan Godfrey on Postman’s Knock: A History of the Post in Warwickshire

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Wellesbourne Local History Society, Wellesbourne Village Hall, 7.30pm: AGM followed by Ken Manning on The History of Wellesbourne Allotments.

Monday 29 April 2019

Leamington History Group, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, 7.30pm: Martin Green on Some influential ironfounders of 19th century Leamington.

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Lapworth Local History Group, Lapworth Village Hall, 7.30pm: Peter Marsh on Joseph Chamberlain –a Model Mayor.

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Alcester & District Local History Society, Sixth Form Centre, St. Benedict's RC High School, 8pm: Professor Bernard Capp on The World turned Upside Down: England after the Civil Wars.

Sunday 12 May 2019

Kenilworth Family History Society, Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, 7.45pm: Caroline Mason & Jackie Cotterill on ABM Resources of Midland Ancestors.

Sunday 12 May 2019

Lighthorne History Society, Lighthorne Village Hall, 3pm: Reminiscences of Lighthorne life in days gone by: a slide show and opportunity to chat to older residents.

Thursday 16 May 2019

Warmington Heritage Group, Warmington Village Hall, 7.30pm: Ginny Davis on Felons.

Monday 20 May 2019

Leamington History Group, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, 7.30pm: David Fry on A look at Leamington’s early postcards & the photographer who produced them.

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Brandon, Bretford & Wolston History Group, Brandon Club, 7.30pm: Graham Sutherland on Brandy for the Parson.

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Kenilworth Family History Society, Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, 7.45pm: Vanessa Morgan on Kenilworth Rogues and Villains.

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Alcester & District Local History Society, Sixth Form Centre, St. Benedict's RC High School, 8pm: Stephen Spinks on King Edward II.

Thursday 20 June 2019

Warmington Heritage Group, Warmington Village Hall, 7.30pm: Chris Hone on The Wroxton Mineral Railway.

Monday 24 June 2019

Leamington History Group, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, 7.30pm: Sheila Woolf on Her Come the Girls.

Monday 11 February 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: AGM, followed by Helen & Peter Viola on The 19th century Baronets of Leamington Hastings and their medals: from Waterloo to Kenilworth.

Monday 11 March 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: Caroline Rann of Recent Roman archaeological discoveries in Warwickshire.

Monday 8 April 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: Stephen Spinks on Edward II the Man: a Doomed Inheritance.

Monday 13 May 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: Angie Bolton on The Portable Antiquities Scheme: 20 years of Treasure.

Monday 10 June 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: Deirdre O'Sullivan on Coventry and its Friaries.

Monday 9 September 2019

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Senior Citizens' Club, Abbey End, 7.45pm: Dr Roger White on Romans in the West Midlands.