The Group was set up in 1965 to foster learning about history with a focus on local subjects. The 100 strong group meets in Lapworth Village Hall from September to April for a programme of talks, and outings to Stately Homes and places of interest take place during the Summer months.
The group was formed in 2008 and is a friendly group of about a hundred members of all ages and both sexes. Our membership reflects all levels of involvement in local history. We hold a monthly meeting and a weekly local history Drop-In session in central Leamington.
A group of voluntary and statutory bodies promote and fund the erection of blue plaques in the town. There are a number of criteria that a person must satisfy in order to be the recipient of a plaque. It is not just people who receive plaques and there is a category for Historic Interest Plaques.
Leek Wootton History Group was set up at the time of the millennium, when a group of keen residents came together to write a local history book, Leek Wootton and its Hamlets: A History of the Parish of Leek Wootton & Guy's Cliffe (published 2001). Since then it has been involved in a number of projects.
Lighthorne History Society was formed in January 2006. The aims of the society are to promote an interest in and record the pre-history and the history of the village and to make the records available to the general public. We also have a programme of visiting speakers and occasional visits.
Lillington Local History Society aims to foster and promote local history, especially that of Lillington, arranging publications, maintaining contact with the Warwickshire County Record Office and other local history organisations, schools and churches, encouraging the interest of local residents.
The LNWR Society was founded in 1973 to collect and disseminate information about the L&NWR and its successors. To help achieve its objective, the Society, which has charitable status, has been acquiring an ever growing archive based at Kenilworth.