Forthcoming meetings

2017 Programme

[We are also happy to provide links to the  Programmes of the Sydenham History Group and the Lillington Local History Society]

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.

Thursday, June 22nd.  An Evening Walk around London Road Cemetery, Coventry, led by Ian Wooley.

This is an open event for LHG members and friends.
Because parking is restricted, sharing of transport is advised.
Meet at the cemetery gates at 6.30 pm.
Our secretary will collect a fee of £3 per person for donation to the Friends of the Cemetery.

June 26thDavid Morse, The British Home Guard, its history and equipment.

July 24th.  Members’ Evening: Three short presentations by members on topics of their choice.

[Please Note that there is no meeting in August.]

Thursday, 7th September to Sunday, 10th September.  Heritage Open Days, local history displays at South Lodge and many local buildings.

Saturday, 16th September.  Leamington History Day, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, Our annual Local History Day in the Parish Church showcasing the work of the Leamington History Group and many other history and amenity groups.

September 25thChris Baker, Royal Leamington Spa and its links with Biaches on the Somme.

October 23rdJohn Berkeley, On Home Made Wings: 1920s and 1930s Pioneers of Aviation.

November 27thDorothy Entwistle, Re-enacting the Civil War with The Sealed Knot.

December 18thNot the Christmas Quiz’: An opportunity for Members to share their Research projects, Collections and Collectables.


Our Programme of Guided Walks for 2016 has concluded.  Private guided walks for groups may be booked. There will be a small charge of £3 per person with a minimum charge of £12.
Please contact the Secretary, Margaret Rushton, for further details. Tel: 01926 424659.

The AGM took place on 23rd January, 2017; you can see the reports of the ChairmanSecretaryTreasurer (part 1) and Treasurer (part 2) by clicking on their titles.