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October 2018

13
October
All Day
@ Olton Library
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Olton Library local history exhibition

This exhibition tells the story of Frederick Lanchester and his close links to Olton where he lived and worked testing his theories of flight with gliders that flew spectularly from nearby St Bernards Road. At the same time he was also testing an engine in what became Britain’s first motorboat that was destined to power the first all-British four-wheeled petrol motor car built in 1895. Find out more about Fred and his brothers Frank and George and why they became…

20
October
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
@ Olton Library
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Olton Library local history talk

  This talk tells the story of Frederick Lanchester and his close links to Olton where he lived and worked testing his theories of flight with gliders that flew spectularly from nearby St Bernards Road. At the same time he was also testing an engine in what became Britain’s first motorboat that was destined to power the first all-British four-wheeled petrol motor car built in 1895. Find out more about Fred and his brothers Frank and George and why they…

26
October
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
@ Coventry Central Library
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Coventry Libraries Digital Expo Vol 3: e-Reader Cafe

Join us at Coventry Central Library for an e-Reader Cafe where we can show you some amazing augmented reality and games that you can use for free on your tablet or phone.

November 2018

09
November
10:00 am — 6:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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The Lanchester Archive stand at the NEC Classic Car Show with a 1926 Lanchester hp.

NEC Classic Motor Show – Day 1

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Motor Show from the 9-11 November, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car.

10
November
9:00 am — 6:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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A detail of the wooden bodywork of the 1926 Lanchester hp.

NEC Classic Motor Show – Day 2

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Motor Show from the 9-11 November, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car.

11
November
9:00 am — 5:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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The Lanchester Archive stand at the NEC Classic Car Show with a 1926 Lanchester hp.

NEC Classic Motor Show – Day 3

We’ll be at the NEC for the Classic Motor Show from the 9-11 November, with games, augmented reality, a chance to look into the online archive and a very special car.

13
November
4:00 pm — 6:30 pm
@
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A photo of schoolbooks on a table.

ASE Primary Teach Meet

Free Science CPD for primary teachers students after school. What is a teach meet? A group of teachers and anyone concerned with education swapping ideas which enthuse pupils and teachers about science. Anyone can contribute – usual, length of time is 4 minutes. So you could tell us your thought on good books to have, best websites as well as quickly demonstrate some effective science activities. We would particularly welcome any contributions particularly by students, TAs and teachers from the…

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

30
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…

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