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 This is a recently added page for information about local history-related events in Warwickshire, elsewhere in the Midlands, or in the country generally.                               

  • Centre for English Local History, Leicester: 'Hoskins Day', Saturday 23rd June at 2.30 pm. Dr Stuart Wrathmell, 'Wharram Percy and its Landscape Contexts'. See flyer for full details.

  • 'Equality through Suffrage' meeting, with a film 'Suffragette', a brief talk (Dr Sarah Richardson) and exbition, at the Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 29th June, 6.30-9.30 pm. Costs and other details in poster.

  • George Eliot: WLHS will be marking her bicentenary, which falls in 2019. Read here about this great Warwickshire novelist and the campaign for her Coventry home as noted in both the local  and the national press

  • Kenilworth Family History Society: plenty here for the local historian too. See Programme.

  • Landmark Trust Open Days at Astley Castle, Astley, Nuneaton, 22-25 June 2018. See flyer.

  • Newcomen Public Lectures on the History of Science and Technology -- monthly October to April (1st Wednesday) at 7 pm at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum. Further details from Jim Ranahan, midlands@newcomen.com 

  • Parish Migration Round Table at Berkswell, 6 July 5.30-7 pm. See poster 

  • Prison History: a new database, with a launch event at Nottingham, 6 July. See letter

  • Radway Exhibition on Battle of Edgehill: the destination for a Society outing in 2016, this award-winning local exhibition on the first battle of the English Civil War is open most days of the year. Please follow link for further details. 

  • 'Research Conversations' at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: These are held at the Shakespeare Centre in Henley Street (monthly, second Wednesday), are free of charge and open to all.