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Trafalgar Day Saturday 21st October, 2017
COFFEE MORNING

All are welcome to join us for our Trafalgar Day coffee morning.
Tea, coffee, cakes all available, plus Bring & Buy stall, society news and information.
Lillington
From 10:30am to 12 noon at the Octagon, Vicarage Road. CV32 7RH
Monthly Meetings You are Welcome to Join Us
2017 PROGRAMME

Lillington
We meet on the first Friday of every month, at 4:30pm in the Free Church Hall, Cubbington Road, Lillington.
CV32 7AL. Light refreshments are available from 4pm.

Remembering Lillington - stories of this area in We Remember

For more events and news see our Facebook page.
November Meeting Friday 3rd November, 2017
FARM TO BUILDING SITE

Mick Jeffs shows how the countryside around Leamington has given way to housing and industrial development.

4:30pm Lillington Free Church Hall
Refreshments available from 4pm.
New Members Welcome The Society has a growing membership and new members are warmly welcomed to our meetings. Membership subscription is £12 per annum or £1 paid at each meeting.

Members do not have to have any expertise in Lillington and its history, but an interest in finding out about the area and taking steps to preserve it for future generations.
December Meeting Friday 1st December, 2017
CHRISTMAS MEETING

Lillington
Christmas entertainment - test your local knowledge with our quiz.

4:30pm Lillington Free Church Hall
Refreshments available from 4pm.
Newsletter We publish a newsletter three times a year, with articles, images and information about all aspects of Lillington history - buildings, people, places, reminiscences in A4 colour format, and also available to download. If you would be able to contribute an item, the editor will be pleased to hear from you.
Lillington
Booklet


"New Light on Lillington Church" is a recently-published illustrated history and guide to the parish church of St Mary Magdalene, twenty four pages in colour and soft covers, price £3.75 including UK postage and packing.

Available from the author, Richard Taulbut, 9 The Greenways, Lillington, Leamington Spa. CV32 7AF. Cheques payable to 'Lillington PCC'.

If you are visiting Leamington, 'New Light on Lillington Church' is also available at £2:50 from Leamington History Group on Tuesday mornings, 10-12 noon at South Lodge, Jephson Gardens (opposite Pump Rooms).

Booklet


Herbert Edward Cox was born in Coventry in 1870, and trained at the Coventry Municipal School of Art as a designer and draughtsman. After marrying fellow Coventrian, Margaret Shilton, they moved to 7, Manor Road, Lillington.
Cox taught painting at the Coventry Technical Institute (now the City College), and was soon recognised locally as an accomplished artist, recording street scenes of pre-war Coventry and many surrounding villages and towns.
In September 2011 his contribution to art was recognized when a blue plaque was unveiled at the Lillington house where he lived for over a quarter of a century.

Herbert Edward Cox - A Coventry Artist - This 44 page booklet by Les Neil has been privately produced with a limited print run, costing £4.90 plus postage. Available from Peter Coulls.