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Local Studies Talks at Kenilworth Library

Our readers may be interested in the following upcoming local studies talks at Kenilworth Library. Charlecote Library Len Mullenger, Tuesday 8 October 7.00 pmIn the Footsteps of the White Monks Jan Cooper, Tuesday 26 November 7.00 pm Free tickets are available in the Library or from www.eventbrite.co.uk

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Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum open for final weekend of Heritage Open Days

The Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum will be open again for Heritage Open Days on Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, from 2.30 to 4.30 pm. Kenilworth Weekly News today ran a feature on the Society’s forthcoming activities over the weekend. The article also covers the ever successful Abbey Ruins walks last weekend, which were hosted… Read More Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum open for final weekend of Heritage Open Days

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Kenilworth Abbey 900

To mark the 900th year of the Foundation, there will be a Celebration in S. Nicholas’ Church of “The Masse” at 10 in the morning of the 28th of August, the feast day of S Augustine of Hippo to whom, with the Blessed Virgin Mary, Priory, later Abbey, was dedicated. The order of service will be that… Read More Kenilworth Abbey 900

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More Forthcoming Events

Members only event – Monday 8th July – a private evening at Kenilworth Castle with Jan Cooper – “A Walk in the Footsteps of Elizabeth I” to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the recreated Elizabethan Garden. Fully subscribed. Members only event – Monday 12th August – a private guided tour of Maxstoke Castle. Fully subscribed.

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Forthcoming Events

This year we are commemorating the 900th Anniversary of the initial founding of Kenilworth Priory as described in Canon John Strecche’s 15thC Chronicle. Members of KHAS will be hosting free guided walks of the Priory/Abbey ruins on the following dates: Sunday 28th July and Saturday and Sunday 14th and 15th September 2019. Take a walk… Read More Forthcoming Events

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Kenilworth Community in Action 2019 – 9th Feb

New to the town or been here forever? About to retire or have the odd hour to fill? Looking for something enjoyable, sociable, relaxing, active, useful, creative or rewarding? Wonder what’s on offer in Kenilworth? Come, see for yourself at this free event! Find KCIA on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/KenilworthCiA/

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Heritage Open Days 2018 – Free Guided Walk of the Abbey Ruins

THE KENILWORTH HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY will be hosting a free guided walk of Kenilworth’s St. Mary’s Abbey ruins on Saturday 15th September at 3pm in support of Heritage Open Days. Take a walk back in time to when St. Mary’s Priory, later Abbey, was one of the most prestigious Augustinian houses in the Midlands. Hear… Read More Heritage Open Days 2018 – Free Guided Walk of the Abbey Ruins

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KHAS meeting on Monday June 11th

Dear KHAS Member, Just a reminder that there will be a KHAS meeting on Monday June 11th at 7.45pm, in the Senior Citizens’ Club at Abbey End.   Dr Maureen Harris will be speaking to us on the subject of “The debauched parson” and the “wit-already-expired rogue”:  Warwickshire parish politics 1660 -1720″. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.… Read More KHAS meeting on Monday June 11th

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Vote for KHAS at The Worthies, 2018!

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society has been nominated in Kenilworth Worthies ‘Cultural or Sports Club of the Year’ category. Please vote for us by going to: http://kenilworthchamber.co.uk/the-worthies/ Voting closes on 30th March so don’t delay – vote today!!

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Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum Reopens for 2018!

Kenilworth Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum & Heritage Centre, Abbey Fields, will be  open on Easter Sunday and Monday, 1st & 2nd April, from 2.30 to 4.30 pm.  Admission free.  Hosted by volunteers. Please come and learn more about Kenilworth’s fascinating history.  The museum will now be open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday afternoon until mid September.  Private visits outside… Read More Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum Reopens for 2018!

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Join KHAS for 2018!

KHAS Membership for 2018 now available! If you enjoy reading KHAS’s posts, why not become a member and join us at our friendly and interesting events? For just £10 per year (£15 for couples) you can attend nine meetings with guest speakers on the second Monday of the month, plus three members’ only events (July… Read More Join KHAS for 2018!

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Two Forthcoming Events

Dear KHAS Member, I give below details of two events which are being held in the locality during October. First of all, I have been asked to draw to your attention the following message received from Barford Heritage Group: We have a talk on the Buildings of Barford and the surrounding area given by Chris… Read More Two Forthcoming Events

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Members Only Outings – July 10th & August 19th

Members Only Outings – A reminder that our July and August meetings will comprise a local walk about and an outing further afield respectively: Bridge Street Walkabout – Monday 10th July For our July evening ‘walk about’ we will be looking at points of historic interest in the Bridge Street area. Members attending this walk about are requested to assemble… Read More Members Only Outings – July 10th & August 19th

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Festival of Archaeology and Heritage Open Days, 2017

A quick reminder of two forthcoming events for the CBA’s Festival of Archaeology and Heritage Open Days, 2017: Sunday 30th July 2017 – Free guided walk of the ruins of the Abbey of St Mary, Kenilworth in support of Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Festival of Archaeology, commencing at 3pm outside the Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum & Heritage Centre.… Read More Festival of Archaeology and Heritage Open Days, 2017

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KHAS Meeting on Monday May 8th

Dear KHAS Member, Just a reminder that there will be a KHAS meeting on Monday May 8th at 7.45pm, in the Senior Citizens’ Club at Abbey End. Mathew Morris will be speaking to us on “Revealing Greyfriars:  The Search for Leicester’s Lost Franciscan Friary.” We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. Best regards, Geoff Whiteman — Secretary,… Read More KHAS Meeting on Monday May 8th

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Healey on Tour talk

Kenilworth Library has asked us to let our members know about their forthcoming free talk Healey on Tour on Saturday 29th April at 10:30am – 11:30am:  

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KHAS Meeting – Monday November 14th at 7:45pm

Dear KHAS Member, Just a reminder that there will be a KHAS meeting tonight (Monday November 14th) at 7.45pm, in the Senior Citizens’ Club at Abbey End.  Anne Langley will be speaking to us on “Bertie Greatheed’s 18th Century Grand Tour of Europe”. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. Best regards,Geoff Whiteman — Secretary, Kenilworth History and… Read More KHAS Meeting – Monday November 14th at 7:45pm

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Kenilworth Through the Ages – Free Talks at Kenilworth Library

There will be a series of free talks on Kenilworth Through the Ages at Kenilworth Library: Kenilworth 100 years Ago by Sue Tall, on Tuesday 20th September at 7:00pm War and Worship, Castle and Church by Jan Cooper, on Monday 31st October at 7:00pm The Railways of Kenilworth by Robin Leach, on Tuesday 22nd November at 7:00pm Tickets… Read More Kenilworth Through the Ages – Free Talks at Kenilworth Library

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Our Warwickshire at Kenilworth Library – 26th April

There will be an open event at Kenilworth Library on Tuesday 26th April (10 am to 3 pm) to share the Our Warwickshire website ourwarwickshire.org.uk. Local residents are invited to come along and share their memories of living in the town and surrounding area; and also to bring old photographs to scan and add to the site.

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Open Day at the Rouncil Lane Anti Aircraft Battery‏

Dear KHAS Member, I have been asked if I would notify you of another event, taking place this Sunday, 17th April, at Goodrest Farm in Rouncil Lane, when the Friends of the Anti-Aircraft Battery are holding an Open Day between 11am and 4.30pm.  A flyer is attached below. Best regards Geoff Whiteman

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Heritage Open Days 2016

Kenilworth Abbey ‘Barn’ Museum & Heritage Centre open both Saturday and Sunday 10th & 11th September 2.30 to 4.30 pm. On Saturday 10th there will also be a free guided walk of the Abbey ruins at 3pm. If you have ever wondered who built Kenilworth Abbey, why it is sometimes called a Priory, what it… Read More Heritage Open Days 2016