New books in stock at Alcester library:-
BOSTON, I. 100 Walks in Warwickshire & the West Midlands (CROWOOD PRESS).
DREWETT, J. & ROBERTS, J. Midland Rivers (QUERCUS)
HARRISON, W.J. (edited and updated A.CROSBY)
SHUREY, R. (SHAKESPEARE-LAND.WARKS. BOOKS). Short Walks from Warwickshire Pubs. (Countryside Books.)
The Internet is now available for public use at Stratford library. Please ring if you wish to make' a booking (01789 292209).
The County Museum Service has produced the following Field Archaeology project reports :-
Archaeological Observations of:18,Bleachfield Street, Alcester, Slatters Barn, School Road, Salford Priors and 28, Birch Abbey, Alcester.
Archaeological evaluations of land at Cold Comfort Lane, Alcester and St. Benedict R.C. High School, Alcester.
Hereford and Worcestershire Museum has recently transferred to Warwickshire Museum a Romano-British broach from Alcester.
Various events being held in the area:-
Warwick Museum are holding open days at Chesterton Windmill on the 14th and 15th September - no booking is required.
A lecture by Philip Wise "Warwickshire at the time of the Norman Conquest" is being held on Thursday, 10th October 1996 7.30 - 9.00 at the museum: please book in advance. This is linked to an exhibition 'A MEDIAEVAL REALM' which runs at the museum from 3rd August to 26th October.
On 9th November 1996 there is an 'Introduction to the County Record Office, 2.OO-3.30:please book in advance (phone 01926 412034.)
Summer 1996 Index