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 British Association for Local History will hold its annual meeting in York, with a keynote lecture on the 'English Parish Church' by Professor John Beckett of Nottingham. Follow link for details.

  • George Eliot: WLHS will mark 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.

  • Newcomen Public Lectures on the History of Science and Technology -- monthly (1st Wednesday) at 7 pm at Thinktank,Birmingham Science Museum. For further details, contact Jim Ranahan, midlands@newcomen.com 

  • Portcullis Day Schools are organised by Dr John Hunt, mainly on mediaeval topics; 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.   

  • 16th Warwick Symposium on Parish Research                                                                    This meeting will be held on 12 May at Warwick University,  on the theme of 'Parishes and Migration'. For further details see flyer.