Friends On-Line Presentations

A PRESENTATION BY THE NEW HEAD OF THE SCHOOL OF HISTORY, POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS - Thursday, 27 January 2022, at 7:00 pm, by ZoomThe new Head of School, Professor Krista Cowman, has agree to give a talk to the Friends via ZOOM, the link is and the passcode is 775092 (if required). The talk will take place online between 7pm and 8pm (the session will be open from 6.45pm). She will be […]
THE FUTURE OF THE FRIENDS - 7pm, Thursday 23rd September 2021 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 […]
NEWARK IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY: A RELIGIOUS SETTLEMENT? - Anne Coyne , Thursday 29th July 2021 at 7:00pm, on ZOOM 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 […]
BOSTON AND THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE - Alison Fairman, Thursday 24th June 2021 at 7:00pm, on ZOOM 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 […]
THORNEY: ITS HISTORY AND MUSEUM - On Tuesday 25th May 2021 at 7:00pm on ZOOM Dot Halfhide will present ‘Thorney, its history and museum‘ 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 […]
LIKE A WELL OILED MACHINE: HOW TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED THE COUNTRY HOUSE - Ian West, Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 7:00pm .on ZOOM 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 […]