Birth of a Spa Town

A short film telling the story of Leamington’s transformation from a small village to a thriving spa town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the origins of Leamington’s spa industry, the creation of the Pump Rooms and the demise of the original baths in Old Town.

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Birth of a Spa Town

A short film telling the story of Leamington’s transformation from a small village to a thriving spa town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the origins of Leamington’s spa industry, the creation of the Pump Rooms and the demise of the original baths in Old Town.

Coronavirus – All LHG Meetings Cancelled and a Project for YOU

All Meetings Cancelled but we have Projects for you . . . Please Note that all our Leamington History Group meetings at the Band Factory...

Leamington Spa Water Toffee

It was particularly poignant that it was on VE Day that I should be researching the life and work of Martin Stothart Moore, elected Mayor...

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Here is a Quiz to while away a few minutes in this time of Lockdown. There is no competition; Answers are at the end of this page ...

Eddie Hapgood

  Edris Albert "Eddie" Hapgood was an English footballer, who captained both Arsenal and England during the 1930s. Eddie was born in...

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Edith Ara Huntley was the older of two daughters of Arabella and Richard Huntley, born at Kings Langley, Hertfordshire in 1852, where her...

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Birth of a Spa Town

View our new short film about Leamington’s transformation from a small village to a thriving spa town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the origins of Leamington’s spa industry, the creation of the Pump Rooms and the demise of the original baths in Old Town.

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