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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 organised by Dr John Hunt, mainly on mediaeval topics: '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 open to all. On 14 February Roger Howells will discuss insights from a production manager and traces in the archive. See letter for further details.