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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.                               

  • BALH Local History Day, York, 2 June 2018. The annual meeting of the British Association for Local History will be in York, with a keynote lecture on the 'English Parish Church' by Professor John Beckett of Nottingham. Follow link for details.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

  • The Lord Leycester Hospital is hosting various events for the Warwick Festival, 25-28 May 2018, celebrating the legend of Guy of Warwick. See link

  • 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 

  • 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.