Friday 17 June, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
A Powerpoint talk on the history of the country seat built by wealthy American, Charles Garland, in Moreton Morrell, in 1906 and its subsequent role as working farm, army field artillery base, agricultural college and conference and wedding venue.
Wednesday 20 July, 1.00 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
Members of the Lighthorne History Society are invited to attend this event, organised by the WCRO Friends. There will be a short talk on the history of Lighthorne, a short guided tour of the village, a tour and explanation of the important stained glass in the church, followed by refreshments in the village hall.
Friday 23 September, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
In World War II 4000 Czech army volunteers escaped invaded Czechoslovakia and formed the Czech Free Army in Britain. Units of their field artillery were trained and quartered in Morton Hall, Moreton Paddox, Walton Hall and Kineton.
Friday 18 November, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
As with most Midland counties, Warwickshire contains many examples of our rich and diverse industrial heritage. Martin Green’s Powerpoint presentation is not to be missed.