Warwickshire

Properties and events in Warwickshire

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Alcester Baptist Chapel and Meeting House

Alcester Baptist Church, Church Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AJ
In person
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The Baptist community in Alcester first met in 1640, one of the earliest Baptist meetings in the country. Take a walk around the original meeting house from 1735, and the later chapel dating from 1860. You can also visit the old burial ground.

Alcester War Memorial Town Hall

Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AL
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Grade I listed timber framed town hall.

Alderson House

23 High Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4AX
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A magnificent early Georgian building with many original features and a lot of history.

Alderson House, Warwick

Alderson House, 23 High Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4AX
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An outstanding, post Great Fire of Warwick, Georgian building, completed in 1695, retaining many original features and a lovely garden. Once the home of Lord and Lady Ilkeston, it is now the meeting place for the Freemasons of Warwick.

Beautiful 13th century church open in Hillmorton Rugby

St John the Baptist, The Locks, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 4PP
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Our beautiful 13th century church set beside the West Coast Railway line and the Oxford Canal welcomes visitors all the year round but for Heritage Weekend we will be offering refreshments and a personal welcome with the opportunity for reflection.

Church House, Alcester

Church House, 17 Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AL
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Explore one of Alcester's Grade II listed timber-framed former dwellings, refurbished to provide modern facilities of hall, meeting rooms, kitchen and toilets for St Nicholas parish Church. A local history exhibition may be on view.

Church of Our Lady

Church of Our Lady, Valley Road, Lillington, Leamington, Warwickshire, CV32 7SJ
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Our Lady's Church will be open for visitors to come and have a look/hear about the architecture (guided tours available). Refreshments and children's activities available.

Coughton Court

Coughton Court, Coughton, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA
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Coughton Court is an imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a collection of Catholic treasures. Find out more about our incredible Through the Roof project in the dedicated exhibition.

Discover Ladbroke Church

Ladbroke Church, Church Road, Ladbroke, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 2DF
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Come and discover rocks and fossils, stunning stained glass and a special exhibition about some unexpected connections.

Dr Green shares new research focusing on Travelling Players in the Tudor period

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV376HB
In person
Pre-booking required

Dr William Green, resident historian at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall funded by the University of Nottingham, will share his latest findings regarding travelling players in the Tudor period, in this series of exclusive talks.

From Eaton to Nuneaton

Vicarage Street, Vicarage Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4AZ
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History of Nuneaton in Songs and pictures FREE CONCERT

Guy's Cliffe

Guys Cliffe Centre, Guys Cliffe, Coventry Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV345YD
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Guy’s Cliffe; history, legend, mystery, dating from before 5th Century, Royal connections, legendary Sir Guy of Warwick, ruin of18th century country mansion, caves both man made and natural, triassic Cliffs, riverside & beautiful grounds.

History and Heritage of The Guild Hall

Guild Hall, High Street, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, B95 5AU
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A guided tour of the Guild Hall, including parts that are not normally open to the public!

Holyhead Studios - Open Studios

16 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 3AU
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Holyhead Studios is a not for profit arts organisation based in Coventry providing an affordable printmaking facility and studio spaces to support Visual Artists in the local community

Marton Museum of Country Byegones

Museum of Country Byegones, Louisa Ward Close, Marton, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9SA
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Pre-booking not required

A museum of local rural artefacts developed from the collection made over many decades by George Tims, a village resident, who died in January 2005.

Princethorpe College

Leamington Road, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9PX
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Built in 1832, St Mary's Priory was one of the first Catholic buildings in England after the reformation. Come for a tour of the magnificent building and discover its history, including the routes and connections that made it the place it is today.

Root and branch - family connections over the centuries.

Chedhams Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 9QT
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Craft skills at Chedham's Yard - volunteers open the garden, exhibition and work wheelwright and blacksmiths' workshops that connect the generations of a working family at the hub of a rural agricultural community. This is their story.

Second-hand Heritage Open Day

Middleton, Tamworth, Warwickshire, B78 2AE
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Pre-booking preferred

Heritage, built to last. At Middleton Hall and Gardens, environmental sustainability and restoring cultural heritage are things embedded into our restoration history. Join our volunteers for a second-hand heritage day !

St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Hampton on the Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8QR
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The church was built in 1819 (later extended in 1830) and is one of the oldest Catholic parish churches in Warwickshire.

St James Church Southam - Open for viewing and refreshments

St James Church, Park Lane, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 0JA
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Open to view the church and enjoy refreshments. 9.30 a.m to 12.30 p.m on Saturday, September 7th 2024 and 9.30 a.m to 12.30 p.m on Friday, September 13th 2024.

St Maries RC Church, Rugby

Gentili House, Oak Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5EL
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We will have a number of volunteer run stalls appropriate to the theme. We will have all areas of the church open with personnel on hand to assist with information and help.

St Mary and All Saints Church, Fillongley

Church Lane, Fillongley, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7 8EW
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Parish church open for visitors interested in the history of the church building and also local family history

St Mary the Virgin, Astley Church

1 Post Office Row, Castle Drive, Astley, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7QS
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Astley Church is a fascinating medieval gem and a Grade I listed building. It holds many historic treasures, including post-reformation wall paintings, medieval misericords and alabaster figures of The Grey family (Lady Jane Grey).

St Nicholas Church, Alcester

St. Nicholas Church, Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AL
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Explore St Nicholas Church with its restored stonework and redecorated interior with many historic artefacts. Of special interest is the unique 17th Century Alcester Benefaction Board, rehung after major conservation work.

St Nicholas Church, Kenilworth

St Nicholas Church, Bridge Street/Abbey Fields, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1BP
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Take a look around this lovely church which is close to the remains of Kenilworth Abbey.

St Nicolas Parish Church, Nuneaton (2024)

Vicarage Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4AZ
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Come and visit this Grade 1 historic church in Nuneaton with free tours and special creative activities available for all the family

St Peter's Church, Barford

Church Street, Barford, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8ES
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With a church on this site recorded in the Doomsday Book and a stone tower dating from the 14th century pockmarked with shots from the civil war period, this church is truly steeped in history.

St.Marys Allotments, Royal Leamington Spa

Radford Road, LEAMINGTON SPA, Warwickshire, CV31 1LQ
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Self guided walks around this Victorian site with riverside chalets situated on the banks of the River Leam. A haven of birds, butterflies, bees, diverse allotments, sheds and water baths reclaimed from a Victorian Hospital.

The Abbey Church of St Mary's

The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Manor Court Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5HG
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The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin will be open from 1030 to 1430. Come and find out how the Abbey gave Nuneaton it's name.

Threads of History: Astley Castle Open Days

Astley Castle, 1 Church Lane, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7QN
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A ground-breaking conversion of rugged ruins for modern living on a historic moated site, combining the thrill of contemporary architecture with the atmosphere of an ancient place. Free author's talk on Saturday 7 September with Sarah Jane Downing.

Upton House and Gardens

Upton House, Upton, Banbury, Warwickshire, OX15 6HT
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Discover Upton House and Gardens, the country house and weekend retreat, where 2nd Viscount Bearsted, Walter Samuel, created one of the finest art collections in twentieth-century Britain.

Warwick Town Walks

Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4RL
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Members of the Warwick Society will lead walks around the historic town centre.

Warwickshire County Records Office

Warwickshire County Records Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4JS
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Pre-booking preferred

Find out how we care for Warwickshire's precious documents at the County Record Office.

Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

Pageant House, 2 Jury Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4EW
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Pre-booking not required

Discover this fascinating regimental museum.