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Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society

Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society
Meets second Monday in each month, except August. Meetings normally held on the ground floor of Jubilee House in Smalley Place (parking outside, or in Square West car park).

The Society promotes interest in the history and archaeology of the area by monthly talks, maintenance of a museum open to the public, visits, and support for research and publication by means of an annual magazine.

The Aim of the Society is the promotion of members’ and public interest in the history and archaeology of the Kenilworth area . Membership is open to all who are interested in the Aim of the Society, subject to an approved application.

Membership fees are £10 per annum per person, £15 per couple, which entitle the member(s) to a free copy of the Society’s Annual Magazine. Non-members are welcome to attend any monthly meeting and may purchase the Magazine for £4-00 from Kenilworth Books in Talisman Square, or Kenilworth Library.
ACTIVITIES

Maintenance of the Exhibition and Museum of Local History in Abbey Fields ( see above ).
Monthly meetings and Summer Visits
Publication of the annual Magazine and of the ‘Guide to the Historic Town of Kenilworth’ available for £1-50 in local shops.
Active Research by Resistivity, occasional excavations, transcription and translation of documents.
Help with enquiries from individuals and organisations about any aspect of Kenilworth History, including Family History.
Guided tours of the Abbey Ruins, and old Kenilworth.
Society mans the Barn in Abbey Fields for six months in the summer, so that it can be open each Sunday afternoon, 2.30 – 4.30 pm. The lower floor of the Barn is dedicated to an exhibition which presents and interprets the Abbey site. This display was funded by Lottery grant, the WDC and others. The upstairs contains displays of historical artefacts found in the Town over the years. There are books about various aspects of Kenilworth on sale.

Monthly meetings and Summer Visits
Publication of the annual Magazine and of the ‘Guide to the Historic Town of Kenilworth’ available for £1-50 in local shops.
Active Research by Resistivity, occasional excavations, transcription and translation of documents.
Help with enquiries from individuals and organisations about any aspect of Kenilworth History, including Family History.
Guided tours of the Abbey Ruins, and old Kenilworth.
The Society mans the Barn in Abbey Fields for six months in the summer, so that it can be open each Sunday afternoon, 2.30 – 4.30 pm. The lower floor of the Barn is dedicated to an exhibition which presents and interprets the Abbey site. This display was funded by Lottery grant, the WDC and others. The upstairs contains displays of historical artefacts found in the Town over the years. There are books about various aspects of Kenilworth on sale.

Geoff Whiteman
26, Greville Road,
Kenilworth
Warwickshire
CV8 1EL
01926 858670