Emma Hamilton and her connection to Warwick

This is a Zoom lecture from Adam Busiakiewicz To receive a link please send name and email address to sec@warwicksociety.org.uk Tuesday 10th November. Meeting opens at 19.15 Emma Hamilton remains one of the most intriguing female celebrities of late eighteenth century Britain. She was the muse of artists and painters, and eventually won the heart … More Emma Hamilton and her connection to Warwick

The Design Council and its award schemes, 1950s-1980s

Our next talk will be on ZOOM! Tuesday 13th October 2020, join the meeting from 19.15hrs. This talk by Lily Crowther explores the best of British industrial design in the mid-20th century. It draws on her research into the V&A’s collection of Design Council award-winners, which also formed the basis of her book, ‘Award-winning British … More The Design Council and its award schemes, 1950s-1980s

The Design Council and its award schemes, 1950s-1980s

Our next talk will be on ZOOM! Tuesday 13th October 2020, join the meeting from 19.15hrs. This talk by Lily Crowther explores the best of British industrial design in the mid-20th century. It draws on her research into the V&A’s collection of Design Council award-winners, which also formed the basis of her book, ‘Award-winning British … More The Design Council and its award schemes, 1950s-1980s

Gardens Evening

Sorry for the silence from this end, everyone. It’s 2 months since we last contacted you and our newsletter then was rather more hopeful than events have turned out. I know it will come as no surprise that Warwick Society is abandoning this year’s Gardens evening which was to have taken place next week. This … More Gardens Evening

Warwick Society: our Joint meeting with Leamington Society which was to have taken place on Thursday 16 April…

Warwick Society: our Joint meeting with Leamington Society which was to have taken place on Thursday 16 April…   Given the situation with the spreading virus, I am sure it will not be a surprise to you that our planned meeting above will not now take place. We were looking forward to hearing the talk … More Warwick Society: our Joint meeting with Leamington Society which was to have taken place on Thursday 16 April…

Our Victorian Architectural Heritage

Meetings of the Warwick Society, January-April 2020 in the Great Hall of the Lord Leycester Hospital, starting at 7.30pm Tuesday 10 March 2020 Our Victorian Architectural Heritage, by Keith Cattell Keith, RIBA Architect, returns with a serious, although sometimes light-hearted look at an age that produced a renaissance of skills and a ‘fancy-dress parade’ of … More Our Victorian Architectural Heritage

Roman Warwick Tuesday 11 February 2020 Lord Leyester at 7.30

Tuesday 11 February 2020 Roman Warwick, by Caroline Rann Caroline Senior Archaeologist with Warwickshire Archaeology, will talk about our updated understanding of Warwick in the Roman era, and of the discovery of a barn of that time during excavation on the new King’s High School Site to the South of Castle Bridge. For different reasons … More Roman Warwick Tuesday 11 February 2020 Lord Leyester at 7.30

The Proposed Development of the King’s High School Site

Paul Phillips, of Wake Green, accompanied by Erica Helmetag (Corstorphine and Wright, Architects), has accepted an invitation to speak to us at two meetings held in the evening on the successive Tuesdays 14 and 21st January. Paul Phillips’ presentation will be the same at both meetings (lthough the questions and discussion which follow may of … More The Proposed Development of the King’s High School Site