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Outside Events

A list of outside events and talks to other organizations is shown on the programme page.  Visitors may be welcome at talks, other than those to private clubs.  Anyone wishing to attend please contact the organization direct or the Society on 01564 775887 or  

Go to the Society’s programme page to see a list of those coming up

Warwick Words Local History Day

Saturday October 6th.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ballroom, The Court House, Jury Street, Warwick

Visitors’ Information Centre (upstairs)

Together with other local history societies in the area, the Society will have a stall at this popular event, which is well worth while attending.

Illustrated Talk; The Wilson Arms

Wednesday October 17th at 7.30 p.m. at the Guild House.

Coffee served from 7 p.m.  Preceded by a short AGM. Speaker: Andrew Bryson


The history of this early 17th century inn, which stands at the north end of the village at the High Street/Lodge Road corner. It has associations with the Wilson family, whose badge is over the front door.  Today it is a popular Toby Grill, serving excellent meals at a very reasonable price.

All Welcome. Entrance free.

Outside talks, etc

Exhibition: The Great War in Knowle

November 6th to November 20th.  

Knowle Library (downstairs)

Including: Where Have All the Young Men Gone?

Canon Downing * News from the Front * The Black Prince Animals at War * Knowle & Dorridge Volunteer Training Corps War Work * The Red Cross * The Knowle Hut * Bombs & Other Matters * Coming Home * The German Gun

In Memoriam * The Soldiers’ Chapel * Remembrance

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The Wilson Arms, 1892

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Talk: The The Civil War in Warwickshire

Wednesday November 21st.  Guild House 2.30 p.m.

Tea served from 2 p.m.  

Speaker: Mairi MacDonald

All Welcome.  Entrance free.

Right: Robert Greville, Lord of the Manor of Knowle and one of Cromwell's generals.