The 2nd Warwick Sea Scout Group was formed in the late 1950s, and has been growing ever since.
The Women’s Research Group was set up in 1998 and initially connected to Coventry University, whose staff gave us a lot of support and encouragement. Members thought that women’s history in Coventry had been neglected and its aim was to give the subject more prominence.
We formed in 2000 and meet in Ward End Fire Station from 7pm to 9pm on the second Monday of each month, see the programme on our website. The Society currently has about 20 members. External speakers and members present a range of topics of local and general historical interest. On some evenings we bring items of interest. We organise a Summer outing and Christmas meal, at local venues.
Based in the village of Warmington, the group was established in 1997 to record and publish research into the local area. The group arranges talks and visits and an annual Open Archaeology Day at our on-going excavation site, where would-be archaeologists can find out about our discoveries.
This Society, founded in 1954, is open to anyone with an interest in the natural environment. The Society holds indoor meetings on alternate Thursdays from September to March with a variety of speakers, together with field meetings during the summer.
The project will serve as a permanent resource for schools, university projects, social historians and local people to understand better the sacrifices made in Word War One by a relatively small county town.
The Warwickshire Art and Craft Circle are a UK Midlands based group of artists, craftsmen and women, dedicated to promoting traditional and modern crafts. For the year 2016, on every second Saturday of the month, the Warwickshire Art and Craft Circle takes up residency within the Electric Railway Museum.
We are a group of volunteers who seek to participate in and promote the conservation of bats and their habitats in Warwickshire.
The WBRC is the most comprehensive data bank of species and habitat records in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. WBRC has collated biological and geological records since 1974. The WBRC collates and manages records to underpin professional, sound and timely ecological advice to assist the public, council and partners in the delivery of their biodiversity statutory duties.
The office collects, preserves and makes available the historic records of Warwickshire and its people. We have records dating from the 12th century onwards and our collections cover a wide variety of historical documents, from old title deeds to recent baptism registers.
WDCG is currently managing c.900 nest tubes at eight sites with the assistance of two local conservation groups, the Earlswood Wildlife Partnership and the Stour Valley Wildlife Action Group. More information about the group including all the newsletters can be seen on the Dormouse Conservation Group webpage on the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust website.
Warwickshire Gardens Trust aims to provide members with a programme of lectures, visits and newsletters; to survey, research and make records of the county's gardens and parks; to raise awareness of gardens and parks, by lectures and visits; to promote co-operation between owners, residents, and local government; and help with advice.
Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group (WGCG) was established in 1990. This was by few enthusiasts who wanted to raise awareness of and conserve the many rock exposures dotted around the county. The membership has since grown and includes many enthusiastic amateurs, students and teachers as well as some professional geologists.
Formed in 1989, Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society seeks to study and record the industrial archaeology, history and heritage of Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull through a programme of talks and visits, as well as stimulating interest in the subject as a whole.
Warwickshire Library and Information Service offers library services to anyone living or working in Warwickshire. Membership is free. Services include access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction material for all ages in large print and audio. Books in languages other than English are available along with e-books and e-audio books. Books can be ordered and renewed on-line, 24 hours a day.
Warwickshire Local History Society was founded in 1965 to promote the study of local history in Warwickshire, and does this by lectures and publications. The society meets 10 times a year, to hear speakers or to visit sites of historical interest. It publishes Warwickshire History and a Bulletin, which are distributed free to members twice a year.
The Warwickshire Railways' website is created for the railway enthusiast, local historian and railway modeller by fellow enthusiasts. It is dedicated to the research, study and recording of the history of Warwickshire's railways from 1837 to circa 1970 and to publish and disseminate all such information through the website.
Warwickshire is a county known for its leafy lanes, sleepy villages, and the bustle of its vibrant market towns. Warwickshire’s heritage stretches back for centuries as you would imagine – as you will find on a visit to Roman Alcester, the castles at Warwick and Kenilworth, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Northern Warwickshire’s links with George Eliot, or Rugby’s sporting history.
With a history stretching back to the Domesday book this stately home was demolished in 1928 to make way for a housing estate. The website records the history of this Nuneaton building.
We have been in existence since 1969. Our objectives are to investigate, discuss, acquire and share knowledge of the history of Welford on Avon and Weston on Avon, and matters relevant to that history.
We meet 4 times a year, January, April, July & October on the 4th Wednesday at 7:30 in Wellesbourne Village Hall. We have a guest speaker at each meeting. We also carry out some local research and have produced a number of publications
Association for retired former employees (and their partners) of the Willans Works in Rugby.
Windows on Warwickshire aims to promote access to historic collections representing the very best of Warwickshire’s heritage, culture and personalities. The project web site contains over 10,000 fascinating items – many made available in digital format for the first time.
A facebook group which shares memories, stories, images and other information with regards to the lost pubs of Nuneaton and Bedworth, and occasionally, those of the surrounding area.
The Wolvey Local History Group serves five Warwickshire parishes. The group meets regularly in Wolvey and arranges visits during the summer.