Newsletter June 2015

The next K&DLHG Summer Outing, organised by Isobel Gill email:, is on Friday 17 July 2015.  Evening visit to Edgehill Hub in Radway Church and village walk.  Meet outside the church at 7.30pm.  Refreshments will be provided.  £5

Our indoor evening meetings resume on Friday 18 September 2015 when Dr Ruth Barbour will be talking about ‘Brailes: an eighteenth century Catholic ‘Hotspot.’

Kineton Railway Station. Chris Gibbons has alerted us to a great clip featuring Kineton station in a film ‘Last Train to Woodford Halse’ from the MACE archive.  Whether or not you are into railway history, it is highly entertaining.  Go to and start at 13.53

Tithes, Taxes and Old Southam Town  The Cardall Collection summer exhibition is based on the archaeological finds at Little Park opposite the church in Southam town and tells the story of how the town developed from Roman times until present day. Open from 2nd June to 29th September 2015.

Mornings 10am-12pm on Tuesdays and Fridays, on Farmers Market Saturdays, and all Saturdays during August.  At Vivian House on Market Hill / Park Lane.  For further information email: or tel: 01926 814214. Friday morning is also the only day of the week when St James’ church is open to the public outside weekend services.

With best wishes

Peter Ashley-Smith, K&DLHG secretary

21 June 2015