Warwick’s 300-Year Horseracing History Tuesday 21st May Lord Leycester Hospital

‘Chandler’s Leap’: Chris Pitt is a freelance journalist and horseracing historian and is the author of four books on the history or racecourses. He will talk to us about the history of horseracing in Warwick, the subject of his latest book. Copies will be available to buy — in advance of publication the following day! This meeting … More Warwick’s 300-Year Horseracing History Tuesday 21st May Lord Leycester Hospital

Christmas Supper

 We look forward to welcoming you to the Lord Leycester Hospital this evening for the Annual Christmas Supper. Entry by ticket only. We are gathering at 7.00pm.  The newsletter recently circulated contains errors in the dates of meetings early next year. James Mackay says, ‘I am very sorry that, inexplicably, I confused years, weeks and … More Christmas Supper

Joint Meeting with the Leamington Society: The Leamington Slum Clearance Company

Tuesday 11 April. The next meeting, jointly with the Leamington Society, at the Lord Leycester Hospital, High street, Warwick. The Leamington slum clearance company After the first world war, Leamington built its first council houses. But the economic rents charged were too high to be affordable to the people in the worst slums, including in … More Joint Meeting with the Leamington Society: The Leamington Slum Clearance Company