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December 2018
12
December
4:15 pm — 6:30 pm
@ University of Warwick
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A group of people engaging in craft activities around a table.

ASE Cross Phase Teach Meet

What is a Teach Meet? Anyone can share great ideas they’ve trialled in their classrooms, a teaching resource they love, a great website, a classroom activity – whatever you like! You can ask questions or simply turn up to soak up all the great ideas and enthusiasm. It is about being engaged and inspired by our immediate colleagues and gaining a lot of networking to boot! What can you do? You can just come along and be a member of…

January 2019
14
January
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Old Coventrians Rugby Football Club
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Coventry Family History Society

Coventry Family History Society talk

The meeting room is open from 7.00pm and the business of the meeting starts at 7.30pm. There is a nominal charge of £2 (£3 for non-members) towards the hire of the room and refreshments. At the end of the meeting there is a chance to mingle, chat, and visit the bookstall and library. Non-members are always welcome. Meetings are held at The ‘Old Coventrians’ sports ground . If you require further information please contact us at enquiries@covfhs.org

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January
5:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ University of Warwick
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A photo of the Lanchester Interactive Archive stand at the University of Warwick Science Gala 2019.

University of Warwick Science Gala 2019

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! You can even grab a free burger and a drink. The 2018 winners of the XMaS Scientist Experience will share…

February 2019
12
February
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm
@ The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
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Herbert Illumination: Frederick Lanchester

Dr Frederick Lanchester is perhaps best known for designing and building the first all-British motor car in 1895 but he also published papers and books detailing the first scientific principles of flight, and theorised about the principles of colour photography before it was reality, and devised military strategies that underpin business management courses still taught today. Fred also built a wooden hybrid (electric/petrol engine) car back in 1927. Paul Nolan from the Lanchester Interactive Archive will be giving a short…

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February
10:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Lanchester Interactive Archive space
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An image of a young boy using an Augmented Reality tablet at the Lanchester Archive.

Family Open Day

Join Coventry’s most brilliant scientist for a day of discovering, experimenting, building and testing! This half term, young inventors and their families will be able to explore Fred Lanchester’s inventions through augmented reality, test their engineering skills with four dedicated videogames, sit inside a real Lanchester car, and take part in a paper plane building competition – who will build the best prototype? FREE drop-in event, no need to book Paper plane building competition: 2 pm

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February
8:00 pm — 10:00 pm
@ The Tin Music & Arts
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Pecha Kucha Coventry – Beginning

PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps — just about anything, really — in the PechaKucha 20×20 format. Every PechaKucha Night city is hosted by a local organiser, who has an annual Handshake Agreement with PechaKucha HQ to run their…

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February
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ Lanchester Interactive Archive space
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A Lanchester Archive team member looking at plans for the exhibition space.

Volunteering Information Session

Join the Lanchester Interactive Archive team for the launch of our brand new volunteering scheme! This free information session will allow you to discover how you can get involved in the project and meet like-minded people by working on the Lanchester collection, organising events, or being an ambassador for the Archive in the local community. There will be a short presentation about the Archive in general and the structure of the volunteering scheme, after which you’ll be able to ask…

March 2019
22
March
10:00 am — 5:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show 2019 – Day 1

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 22-24 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very, very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we will be bringing along to the show!

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March
9:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show 2019 – Day 2

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 22-24 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very, very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we will be bringing along to the show!

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March
9:30 am — 5:00 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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Lanchester 20 h.p. landaulette lamp

NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show 2019 – Day 3

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Car and Restoration Show from the 22-24 March, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very, very special car. We can’t give too much away at the moment, but here is a sneak preview of what we will be bringing along to the show!

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