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Explore the conflicts from the past that shape our world today at Leicester’s Military History Live

After its hugely-successful 2015 launch, and with the continued sponsorship of Helion & Company Ltd, Leicester’s free-to-attend Military History Live once again returns on Saturday 18 June to the Adult Education building on bustling Belvoir Street with a full programme … Continue reading

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The Rev ‘Tubby’ Clayton: The Wartime Chaplain Who Inspired Peacetime Movement ‘Toc H’

ONE of the most charismatic and influential Anglican Chaplains of the 20th century, The Rev P.B. ‘Tubby’ Clayton is set to be reappraised in the centenary year of Talbot House – the ‘Haven from Hell’ he created on the infamous … Continue reading

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1745 Jacobite Rising set for Culloden reappraisal

A fresh take on the 1745 Jacobite Rising – a pivotal moment in British history – is set to hit the shelves in its 270th anniversary year. Dr Christopher Duffy, Chairman of the 1745 Association, will launch his work Fight for … Continue reading

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University Centre hosts major military history event

Eminent academics and historians brought the battles, campaigns, tactics, personalities and armies of the English Civil War into sight at an event hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury. One of the world’s leading publishers of military history – Helion & Company Ltd – chose … Continue reading

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Passion, Honour and Principle: Rehabilitating the Roundheads by M J Logue

  I’m about to publish the fourth book in my Uncivil Wars series – set in spring 1644 – featuring a rascally and unromantic crew of Parliamentarian cavalry as heroes. Actually, that’s not true. I don’t write heroes and villains. … Continue reading

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The Care of the Sick and Wounded During the English Civil War

Who attached the highest priority to the care of their sick and wounded – the Royal army or Parliament? Dr. Eric Gruber von Arni will present his paper at our Civil War Conference in September 2015. From October 1642 until July … Continue reading

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Introducing the Century of the Soldier…

A painting of c1630 sheds light on Shrewsbury at the time of the Stuarts The New Year was to see the launch of Helion and Companies latest book series, The Century of the Soldier 1618-1721. The dynamic new range will … Continue reading

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13 May: Join us for our Great War Evening

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Save the Date: Join us on 25 April for the launch of Mud, Blood and Determination

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Our Events Programme for 2015

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