Our Meetings and some other related Events are listed below
All of our monthly meetings take place at the Dormer Conference Centre next to St Peter’s Church in Dormer Place,
on Mondays, starting at 7.30 pm
We are pleased to provide links to the Programmes of the Sydenham History Group Programme 2019 and the Lillington Local History Society 2019
2019 Programme of the Leamington History Group
Monday, 29 April, Martin Green: “Some Influential Iron-founders of 19th Century Leamington”. Martin presents some of the findings of the joint LHG and Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society Project of 2017-2019.
Linked to the launch of the joint Publication of “The Ironmen of Leamington”, at £12 to our members.
(Click here for more about The Ironmen of Leamington).
Monday, 20 May, (Please note: 3rd Monday), David Fry: A look at Leamington’s early postcards and the photographers who produced them
Monday, 24 June, Sheila Woolf: Here Come the Girls. From Coombe to Stoneleigh to Wellesbourne, this talk gives you ‘Downton’ with a local twist
Monday, 22 July, Keith Hancock and Jim Layton: Fire in the Belly, – a story of music and musicians in post-war Leamington
Friday, 13 to Sunday, 15 September, Heritage Open Afternoons. Local History displays at South Lodge Jephson Gardens and free guided walks round Brunswick Street Cemetery on Saturday and Sunday afternoon
Monday 23 September, John Berkeley: From Pens to Particle Physics. The remarkable story of Brandauer, skilled pen-makers and contributors to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN
Saturday, 28 September, LEAMINGTON HISTORY DAY, 10.30am – 4 pm at The Parish Church. Showcasing the activities of Leamington History Group, local history authors and many Warwickshire history societies and amenity groups. No admission charge
Monday, 28 October. Mike Musson and Friends: The London & North Western Railway in Warwickshire
Monday, 25 November, Sue Moore presents The History of the Loft Theatre and its place in the cultural life of Royal Leamington Spa
Monday, 16 December, (Please note: 3rd Monday), Members’ Evening. A social evening, with an opportunity to share research or archive material. Members are invited to present a maximum of 10 slides on any history-related topic
Note that Our Programme of Guided Walks for 2018 has ended. Private guided walks for groups may be booked. There will be a small charge of £3 per person with a minimum charge of £12. Further information.
Please contact the Secretary, Margaret Rushton, for further details. Tel: 01926 424659.