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Free Guided Walks for 2017

The Leamington History Group in partnership with Leamington Town Council is pleased to announce that the free Guided Walks Programme for 2017 will be starting on Tuesday 20th June.  The Walks will then take place every Tuesday at 2.30 pm and every Wednesday at 7.00 pm. However all walks in September will start at 2.30 […]

Leamington’s Fallen 1914 – 1919

Leamington History Group is very grateful to Dick Fisk for allowing us to display this amazing map on our website as we will soon celebrate the centenary of the end of the First World War (The Great War, The War to End Wars). You will probably find it quite overwhelming and will need to zoom […]

Leamington Spa in 100 Buildings

The History of Leamington Spa in 100 Buildings This project is led by five members of the Leamington History Group and we began at the start of 2017. The idea is to write articles about 100 buildings which exist, or which used to exist, in Royal Leamington Spa and through these articles to tell a good part […]

Memorial to Civilian War Dead

During the 1939-1945 war, Leamington experienced a number of air raids which caused the death of 13 people and severe injuries to 39 others.  This information was not made public at the time, for fear of damaging morale, but it came to light when the Local Medical Officer of Health published a report after the […]

Volunteer Guides

Your opportunity to become a Volunteer Guide for our series of Walks The Leamington History Group in association with Leamington Town Council provides free guided walks for visitors and locals during the summer months (June to September). We are now looking to recruit several guides to add to our team. If you have a love […]

Lord Aylesford

Charles Guernsey, Lord Aylesford We are delighted to announce that Lord Aylesford of Packington Park, whose ancestors played such a major role as landowners in the early years of the Spa, has kindly agreed to take on the role of President of Leamington History Group, following the death of Toby Cave in May.

Leamington Memories slideshow

Elizabeth Mordecai provided us with a wonderful slideshow presenting many pictures of pre-war Leamington – from the development of Bath Street and All Saints church to kids’ days out from Clapham Terrace School. Click on the forward and back arrows to navigate through the presentation. Click on the four-headed arrow symbol in the bottom right […]