Events and meetings


 

We run various events and hold regular meetings over the year to coordinate and promote the Parish Archive and generate interest in it. These are often good opportunities to discover new artefacts/documents to be included in the Archive. 

If you wish to know more about past or future events please contact us - via the Contact form on the Contact Us page of the website

 

Forthcoming Meetings

To be held in Newbold Verdon Library, usually 7-9pm: open to anyone interested in the Archive.

  • Thursday 5th September 2024
  • Thursday 31st October 2024

 

 

 

Past Events

 

DATE            EVENT             DESCRIPTION

27/10/23       Open                History & Heritage Evening

                       Evening           The Trotters of Chater Farm plus learn about using the archive and catalogue

 

13/08/23       Walk                 How the Other Half Lived: The emergence of the other half of Main Street

         2pm                                A walk from the ‘Middle End’ to the ‘Top End’ of Main Street, starting from the village sign at the end of Mill Lane and onward

                                                 to Desford Road. Once on the outer edge of the 18th century Newbold Verdon, this part of the village tells us a somewhat

                                                 different story from that of the Conservation Area.

 

20/08/23        Walk                19th Century Newbold Verdon

         2pm                                 A Walk from Mill Lane to Hall Farm and St James's church. The walk introduces you to those who lived and worked

                                                  along what was once known as the "Top End" of Newbold Verdon.

 

16/07/23        Walk                19th Century Newbold Verdon - Walking through the Conservation Area

                                                  A Walk from Mill Lane to Hall Farm and St James's church. The walk introduces you to those who lived and worked

                                                  along what was once known as the "Top End" of Newbold Verdon.

 

08/07/23        Walk               The Lost (and not so lost) Pubs of Newbold Verdon

        3pm                                 A ‘pub-crawl’ through the parish to discover the history of the many public houses that have graced the village and the

                                                 people who frequented them and those that served their needs.

 

02/07/23        Walk                How the Other Half Lived: The emergence of the other half of Main Street 

         2pm                                A walk from the ‘Middle End’ to the ‘Top End’ of Main Street, starting from the village sign at the end of Mill Lane and onward

                                                 to Desford Road. Once on the outer edge of the 18th century Newbold Verdon, this part of the village tells us a somewhat

                                                different story from that of the Conservation Area.

 

25/06/23       Walk                 19th Century Newbold Verdon: Walking through the Conservation Area

                                         Walking from the village sign at the end of Mill Lane down to Hall Farm and St James’s church, you will be

         2pm                                     introduced to 19th century Newbold Verdon: it’s buildings and its people and the life they led.

 

20/05/23      Open Day         A chance to see what we are doing with the archive, see the material "in the flesh"

                                                 Meet members of the group and chat about the village and its history.

                                                 We want to learn more about its history and peoples.

                                                 Newbold Verdon Library 10am-2pm

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