The Friends – Events

Programme of events

Friends of Warwickshire County Record Office logoHere you can find details of upcoming events run by the Friends of the Warwickshire County Record Office, as well as information on recent talks and visits. Details on how to book tickets for these events can be found below.

Upcoming events – 2017

Annual General Meeting
Saturday 4 March 2pm

To be held at the Record Office

The first part of the afternoon will give members and visitors an insight into the work of the Friends Committee over the past year.

Followed at 3.15pm by an illustrated talk from the well-known popular historian, Anne Langley, who is also one of our CRO volunteers, “Rev. E N Dew’s trip down the River Avon around 1900”.

Light refreshments will be served.
Visitors very welcome, only £3 payable at the door.

Summer Visit to Ilmington Manor and Gardens
Wednesday 28 June 6pm

Visit to Ilmington Manor and gardens, Warwickshire, CV36 4LA. Ilmington Manor is a rambling Elizabethan Cotswold stone manor house, built 1590-1600 for Sir Thomas Andrew. Eight miles outh of Stratford on Avon, eight miles north of Moreton in Marsh and four miles from Chipping Campden, Ilmington Manor occupies twelve acres in the centre of Ilmington, hillside north Cotswold village of great antiquity and charm.

A private visit by invitation of Mr. Martin Taylor owner of this wonderfully idyllic Cotswold manor house and gardens.

Tickets £18 to include the usual delicious buffet and glass of wine. A brief talk will be given by Mr. Martin Taylor on the history of the Manor with a rare chance to see some of the interior close up.

Local History Forum
Saturday 30 September 2pm

To be held at the Record Office

The County Record Office and Martin Green of Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Group will give a presentation on the Healey project.

Autumn Lunch
Sunday 29 October 12.30pm for 1pm

The end of season get together will once again be held at the Record office and will offer the usual cold buffet selection washed down with a glass of choice wine.

Booking tickets

Tickets for the events are available from:

Honorary Treasurer
FWCRO
10a Barrow Road
Kenilworth
CV8 1EH.

Cheques payable to FWCRO – please enclose a Stamped Addressed Envelope.