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


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


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


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


Appeal: Stolen Mediaeval Stone Heads from Kenilworth Priory

Appeal for Information These carved stone mediaeval heads were discovered during excavations at Kenilworth Priory. They were housed in the ‘Barn’ museum in the Abbey Fields, Kenilworth, from which they were stolen in December 1992. At the time of writing they are still missing. Leamington Spa Police (+44 1926 451111) would be pleased to hear… Read More Appeal: Stolen Mediaeval Stone Heads from Kenilworth Priory