Welcome to Codicote Local History Society
We are proud of our heritage. As a local group we are keen to collate, present and
Welcome What's On Programme 2023-24 History of Codicote
promote knowledge and interest about the Codicote area and the people who lived and
worked here over the centuries. We want to explore what life was like, to find out about the
work that people did, and to see how they spent their time - their joys, their pastimes and
Our history society was founded back in 1980, not so long ago, but quite different too! In
2022 we finally managed to celebrate our 40th anniversary. Not a case of poor counting,
but rather a reflection of the impact of Covid, that shook our daily lives and community, just
like everywhere else.
We hold a monthly programme of talks and outings. Talks take place on the 2nd Tuesday
of the month from September to May in the Peace Memorial Hall, High Street, Codicote,
starting at 8pm. Outings to local historical sites or settlements take place on evenings in
June and July at a similar time of the month. You can find details of upcoming activities in
the Programme 2023-24.
We also include a walk around the parish boundary at the time of the 1st May Bank Holiday
Monday, and hold exhibitions in the Peace Memorial Hall in April and at the Village Day in
mid-July. The April local history exhibition displays items, activities and photos about the
The society also has a well-stocked lending library for member use, including books,
archives, microfilms, and microfiches of historic documents. We also have a growing
number of Publications.
Would you like to join or find out more? We currently have about 30 members,
and we're always pleased to welcome everyone who is interested in Codicote and its
surroundings. If you'd like more information please contact: Nicholas Maddex,
Chairman, tel: 01438-821849, e: email@example.com .
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