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

'The Ballad of Lady Bessy' -- a premiere in Leamington Spa, 14-18 November. David Fletcher's new play  offers a fresh interpretation of the life of Elzabeth of York, Henry VII's queen and daughter of Edward IV. See Press Release for further information.

Local War Memorials: Workshop in Leamington Spa with details of government funding for new schemes --- November 29th 09:45am – 13:00pm. Please see Letter to Hon. Secretary for further details, including how to obtain tickets.

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

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.