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January 2018
22
January
All Day
@ Tile Hill Library
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Lanchester Interactive pop-up at Tile Hill Library

Come on down and experience a taste of the Lanchester Interactive Archive at Tile Hill Library from Monday January 22nd to Friday February 2nd. On January 22nd from 12:00 – 2:00pm there will be a special introductory session where you can try out some of the augmented reality experiences and find out more about the full exhibition based in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library. There is no need to book and the session is free, just come along. You can even…

31
January
5:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ University of Warwick
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University of Warwick Science Gala 2018

The Science Gala will be an evening extravaganza highlighting inspiring careers and exciting science. Students, teachers, friends, family, everyone is welcome and will find something of interest, whatever their age! Get to hear about career opportunities, get involved in activities and explore with hands-on demos. Speak to professors, staff and students at the University. Visit the Planetarium, the science laboratories. Go on a virtual tour of ATLAS at CERN! You can even grab a free burger and a drink. The…

February 2018
02
February
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
@ The Great Meeting House Unitarian Church
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Greyfriars Society talk

We will be giving an illustrated talk about Frederick Lanchester’s life and works and showing what can be found at the Lanchester Interactive Archive. Despite creating the first all British motor car in 1895, and holding over 200 patents on flying machines, four wheel drives, turbo chargers, and inflatable buildings etc., Lanchester’s work and life is not well known. We will also be showing how the archive is brought to life with augmented reality. Find out more at the Greyfriars…

05
February
All Day
@ Foleshill Library
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Lanchester Interactive pop-up at Foleshill Library

Come on down and experience a taste of the Lanchester Interactive Archive at Foleshill Library from Monday February 5th to Friday February 16th. On February 5th from 12:00 – 2:00pm there will be a special introductory session where you can try out some of the augmented reality experiences and find out more about the full exhibition based in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library. There is no need to book and the session is free, just come along. You can even bring…

07
February
3:00 pm — 8:00 pm
@ DMLL
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Centre for Postdigital Cultures launch

The Lanchester Interactive Archive is now part of Coventry University’s new Centre for Postdigital Cultures which officially launches on the 7th February 2018. The Centre for Postdigital Cultures brings together media theorists, practitioners, activists and artists. It draws on cross-disciplinary ideas associated with open and disruptive media, the posthuman, the posthumanities, the Anthropocene and the Capitalocene to explore how innovations in postdigital cultures can help 21st century society to respond to the challenges it faces at a global, national and…

19
February
All Day
@ Bell Green Library
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Lanchester Interactive pop-up at Bell Green Library

Come on down and experience a taste of the Lanchester Interactive Archive at Bell Green Library from Monday February 19th to Friday March 9th. On February 19th from 12:00 – 2:00pm there will be a special introductory session where you can try out some of the augmented reality experiences and find out more about the full exhibition based in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library. There is no need to book and the session is free, just come along. You can even…

March 2018
01
March
4:00 pm — 5:30 pm
@ Lanchester Interactive Archive space
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Heritage Schools Twilight CPD

Heritage Schools Teachers’ Twilight CPD session

We are delighted to host a twilight CPD event for teachers after school on Thursday 1st March 2018. It will be chance to explore the Lanchester Interactive Archive space and find out more about Fred Lanchester , the LIA Outreach Programme and how these resources can help your school’s local heritage and STEM projects. For more infomation and to book a place contact martin.phillips@historicengland.org.uk

23
March
10:00 am — 5:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show – Day 1

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 23-25 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we hope to bring along to the show!

24
March
9:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show – Day 2

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 23-25 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we hope to bring along to the show!

25
March
9:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show – Day 3

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 23-25 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we hope to bring along to the show!

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