Until Webb Ellis’s definitive act, the game of football allowed the ball to be handled, but the player could not hold it and run towards the opposite goal. Progress forward ...
The bittern is one of the rarest breeding birds in the UK. It is golden-brown in colour, rather plump, related to the heron and inhabits freshwater reed beds and other ...
The Archaeology collections represent over 500,000 years of human activity in Warwickshire. From axes of the Early Stone Age to Tudor hair pins, the Museum collects and presents the stories of our ancestors through the evidence they have left behind.
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.
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.
The Clifton Upon Dunsmore Local History Group was formed in 1981 and has produced a number of publications relating to the village and also the adjoining villages of Newton and Old Brownsover. The Group has a substantial archive of documents and photographs which are available for inspection by prior notice.
The Newbold Tunnel was built in 1829, and is a familiar landmark along the Oxford Canal around Rugby. The two pubs, the Boat and Barley Mow, are perpendicular to the ...
Canal barges parked for the week end on 28th January 1968.
The 2nd Battalion the Royal Fusiliers were billeted on Stockingford, Nuneaton in January 1915.
Sometime in the 1920s with a London and North Western Railway, Claughton Class 4-6-0 through train heading to Birmingham.