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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.                               

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

  • Newcomen Public Lectures on the History of Science and Technology -- monthly (1st Wednesday) at 7 pm at Birmingham Science Museum. On 7th February Dr Susan Mossman will speak on 'Plastics: from Parkesine to Bakelite'. See flyer for full details.

  • Portcullis Day Schools are mainly on mediaeval topics and organised by Dr John Hunt. 'Hungry wolves', 2/2/18; the 12C Anarchy, 16/3/18; the Welsh March, 20/4/18. A 5-week course on village chuches at Ansley starts on 6/3/18. 

  • 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 all are welcome. On 10 January 2018, Alfredo Modenessi will talk about translating Shakespeare's sonnets, and on 14 February Roger Howells will discuss insights from a production manager and traces in the archive. See letter for further details.