We are working to put on a festival to celebrate the canals that runs through Rugby and it's surrounding villages. We want to celebrate the history, people and businesses of the canal that have contributed to the town and area since the late 1700s, when the canal was first opened.
This group exists to advance the education of the public on the history of the village and people of Ryton-on-Dunsmore in Warwickshire, to promote research for the public benefit in all aspects of that subject, to publish useful results and put on exhibitions for the benefit of the public.
We are a group of devoted volunteers, looking after the Cardall Collection. Our Mission is to save Southam’s heritage! Southam’s Cardall Collection comprises artifacts, documents, photographs and memorabilia associated with Southam and its surrounding villages. The Cardall Collection was originally built up by Southam resident Jack Cardall in the mid 20th century.
A website for those who are interested in canal and river boatmen. Uses newspaper articles to detail the lives and work of canal boatmen, and aims to help those trying to trace their canal ancestors.
Spon End Building Preservation Trust (S.E.B.P.T.) is the organisation behind Black Swan Terrace and the Weaver’s House. We are a community organisation and a registered charity run by volunteers.
The Society was formed in January 2011 with the principal aim of discovering and recording information about the village’s rich history. Since then we have undertaken several projects, largely relating to significant buildings in the village; we have a thriving membership. New members will be warmly welcomed to our meetings.
The history society collects and researches the history of our village; we provide regular meetings with speakers and outings on historical topics.
This is a Heritage Lottery Funded project to explore and share the story of the bygone needle manufacturing industry in Studley (Warwickshire, UK) from the 17th century when it all began.
The Centre is run by volunteers. It is open Tuesday, Thursday mornings and Saturdays. Other times by appointment. The Centre runs "Victorian Schooldays" for schools, details on request.
Our mission is to excite and engage people of all ages and ability to discover and preserve our Community Heritage by bringing it to life creatively for the present and future generations.
Fascinating and engaging exhibitions programme inspired by Stratford’s history, it’s people, its buildings and businesses, celebrating local stories alongside archived materials not previously accessible. Take part in heritage themes activities linked to local festivals and events, visitor talks and living history experiences
The idea of this website is to publish online Thomas Baker's diaries together with the relevant finished painting where possible for the benefit of art researchers, and owners in the further appreciation of his work. A section for his watercolours is also included.
We are looking to document every 948cc Herald that was built (between 1959 and 1961) and share memories of these cars - so if you owned a 948cc Triumph Herald please get in touch.
Unlocking Warwick is a volunteer led project supported by Warwick Town Council. Initially the project (part funded by the Heritage Lottery) has renovated and made accessible the Court House on Jury St, Warwick.
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.
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 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.
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.
Our purpose is to provide illustrations and information about Warwickshire’s surviving wayside heritage, to raise public awareness and to rally support for its protection.
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