From Paris to Warwick: The Story of Tony Dury

Next meeting of the Warwick Society Tuesday 9th February 2021 This is a zoom meeting. Details of how to join it are available from the Warwick Society on sec@warwicksociety.org.uk. Join the meeting from 19.15hrs Antoine Dury was born in Lyons in 1819 and studied there and in Paris. This well illustrated talk brings to light … More From Paris to Warwick: The Story of Tony Dury

The Sixty-ninth AGM of the Warwick Society

The sixty-ninth Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held by video conference at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12 January 2021. The Society’s activities were necessarily very limited for most of last year.We had two successful ‘Zoom’ meetings in the autumn, and hope to arrange more for the spring. We all look forward to proper … More The Sixty-ninth AGM of the Warwick Society

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