Lighthorne Reminiscences

Sunday 12th May 2019, 3 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall

You are cordially invited to tea and cake, during the afternoon. Images of old Lighthorne will be projected onto a screen and documents from our archive will be on view. The older village residents will be invited to recall their memories of the village in “the old days”. There is no need to book, just come along. All welcome. Cost £2.50

Archaeology Walk by Richard Grove

Saturday 29th June 2019, time to be notified

Local archaeologist, Richard Grove, will be leading us on a walk around the east side of the village, pointing out the archaeological and historical features. Previously Richard has given us a very interesting guided walk around the west side of the village and we have invited him back, by popular demand.

“The Loss Accounts of Lighthorne in the English Civil Wars” by Ann and Colin Such

Friday 15th November 2019, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall

Warwickshire was a “front line” county during the Civil Wars and the Loss Accounts, submitted by the local inhabitants, handwritten by the local constable, were a vehicle to express their grievances and losses suffered as a result of the wars and a means for the Government to hold its own soldiers, commanders and officials to account. Hear of the deprivations and taxes suffered by Lighthorne residents.