THE FUTURE OF THE FRIENDS - 7pm, Thursday 23rd September 2021 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85257996663 Passcode: 031653 (if required) Online meeting to discuss the future of the Friends This year has seen many changes in the Centre for English Local History at Leicester. Most recent being the move from Marc Fitch House on Salisbury Road into the Attenborough Building on the main campus. Although… Continue reading THE FUTURE OF THE FRIENDS
NEWARK IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY: A RELIGIOUS SETTLEMENT? - Anne Coyne , Thursday 29th July 2021 at 7:00pm, on ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87919738334 Passcode: 996229 (if required) This presentation investigates the contribution made by the religious community towards the settlement of Newark during the fourteenth century and formed part of an MA dissertation that also examined the mercantile community and its connections. Newark was situated in… Continue reading NEWARK IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY: A RELIGIOUS SETTLEMENT?
BOSTON AND THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE - Alison Fairman, Thursday 24th June 2021 at 7:00pm, on ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81915611484 Passcode: 436051 (if required) In the thirteenth century Boston was one of the wealthiest towns in England. This fascinating period in Boston’s history saw the town develop close trading ties with Hanseatic towns and cities across Europe. Locally produced wool was the key product… Continue reading BOSTON AND THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE
THORNEY: ITS HISTORY AND MUSEUM - On Tuesday 25th May 2021 at 7:00pm on ZOOM Dot Halfhide will present ‘Thorney, its history and museum‘ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84049549538 Passcode: 205894 (if required) The speaker for the second FCELH lecture will be Dot Halfhide (a member of the Friends and a former student at the Centre) with the title ‘Thorney, its history and museum’ and… Continue reading THORNEY: ITS HISTORY AND MUSEUM
LIKE A WELL OILED MACHINE: HOW TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED THE COUNTRY HOUSE - Ian West, Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 7:00pm .on ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85076036641 Passcode: 971640 (if required) The first in the new FCELH Lecture Programme will be held on Wednesday 14th April 2021. It will be held on ZOOM (link above) and the meeting will open at 6.45pm with the lecture starting at 7.00pm. It will last… Continue reading LIKE A WELL OILED MACHINE: HOW TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED THE COUNTRY HOUSE