Other Events Across the County

(programmes of local groups and societies)

Although every effort is made to keep this list up to date, changes sometimes have to be made to published programmes by local history groups and we are not always made aware of them.  In addition, a lot of history societies are postponing their programme of talks at the moment due to the Coronavirus.  We therefore strongly recommend double-checking with individual societies before attending one of these events, to avoid disappointment.  You will be able to find contact details for these societies on our 'OTHER SOCIETIES' webpage, or by an internet search.

Saturday 24 April 2021

Friends of the Fusilier Museum Warwick present two talks starting at 2 pm:  1. The Five Warwick VCs: The story of the five soldiers of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment who were awarded the Victoria Cross during World War One, by Ian Binnie.2. A presentation of a Gallipoli themed virtual guided tour of Warwick.  A virtual tour of Warwick, using state of the art technology, showing the many places with connections to the Gallipoli campaign, with then and now photos, by Jonathan Davy

There will only be one Zoom link for the afternoon. Attendees who just wish to join the virtual tour should join around 3.15. To register and receive the Zoom link contact warwickfus@btinternet.com or education@gallipoli-association.org

Talks are free to members of the Museum. To others they suggest a donation of £5. To pay simply go onto the Museum website www.warwickfusiliers.co.uk and use the “support us” and “online” donations tabs.

Saturday 24 April 2021

Out of the River - Inventories of routine from the Must Farm pile-dwelling settlement Mark Knight, Senior Project Officer, Cambridge Archaeological Unit, 3 pm

Part of the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust, 2021 Conference: Bronze Age Britain. The NVAT 2021 Conference goes virtual for the first time and will this year take the form of five separate lectures. Their fast developing knowledge of Bronze Age Britain will be explored. There will be reference to the remarkable Bronze Age archaeology of the Nene valley but themes and topics are of national significance.  The talks are free to attend though you will need to register for each event by visiting the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust website.  Donations are strongly encouraged

Saturday 22 May 2021

Migration and Mobility in Bronze and Iron Age Britain: ancient DNA, isotopes and archaeology, Ian Armit, Chair in Archaeology,  University of York, 3 pm

Part of the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust, 2021 Conference: Bronze Age Britain. The NVAT 2021 Conference goes virtual for the first time and will this year take the form of five separate lectures. Their fast developing knowledge of Bronze Age Britain will be explored. There will be reference to the remarkable Bronze Age archaeology of the Nene valley but themes and topics are of national significance.  The talks are free to attend though you will need to register for each event by visiting the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust website.  Donations are strongly encouraged

Saturday 15 May 2021

Dugdale Society Conference, 15th and 16th May, online.  This year's conference will be free and online and features many interesting talks.  Prebooking is required via Eventbrite.  For more information on the programme, and to book a place, please visit  Eventbrite

Saturday 12 June 2021

101 things to do with a dead body in the Bronze Age, Joanna Brück, Professor of Archaeology, University College Dublin, 3 pm

Part of the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust, 2021 Conference: Bronze Age Britain. The NVAT 2021 Conference goes virtual for the first time and will this year take the form of five separate lectures. Their fast developing knowledge of Bronze Age Britain will be explored. There will be reference to the remarkable Bronze Age archaeology of the Nene valley but themes and topics are of national significance.  The talks are free to attend though you will need to register for each event by visiting the Nene Valley Archaeological Trust website.  Donations are strongly encouraged

Saturday 7 August 2021

Historical Pageants Day at Cecil Sharp House, London.  The event will involve performances of pageant scenes, talks, music, film screenings and dance, and is free to attend. It begins at 11am but you can stay for as long or as short a time you want. Please click here for details of the afternoon programme and click here for details of the evening performance.  This is part of a large public project exploring historical pageants in Britain.