Thomas Baker was a well-known artist based in Leamington Spa from 1833 and has been the subject of a page on this website for some years; this can be found HERE We have learnt recently of a new website dedicated to the artist and this can be seen by clicking HERE. The site has been developed […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.