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Birth of a Spa Town

Birth of a Spa Town

  This is the first in what we hope will be a series of videos about the history of Leamington, celebrating the town’s rich history, engaging with other groups across the community in the process of story-telling, and helping share the knowledge of our local...
Coronavirus – All LHG Meetings Cancelled and a Project for YOU

Lockdown Project, Articles Submitted

Memories of Work – VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED 11 entries were received and the favourite of those who voted was by Alan Jones; well done Alan. We will have a presentation when things are more normal. Thanks to everyone who took part. You can see all the entries here...
Our Meetings in 2020

Our Meetings in 2020

We have just published our programme of Meetings and Events for 2020.  Do please have a look at the wide range of interesting presentations that we have organised.  Click below – Meetings 2020
Iron in Leamington – Coal-hole Covers

Iron in Leamington – Coal-hole Covers

There are many artefacts made of iron in Leamington ranging from balconies and street railings to covers in the pavements. This page illustrates some of the coal-hole covers which can be found in the footpaths; they allowed coal to be delivered directly to houses into...
Architects Who Built Leamington

Architects Who Built Leamington

Following  the date when  the village of simple cottages named Leamington Priors quickly morphed into a burgeoning town, people have been building in Royal Leamington Spa for over 200 years. Many of the run-of-the-mill homes of the early nineteenth century were...