Aims of the Wiltshire Local History Network
- to share knowledge
- to provide connection across the large county of Wiltshire
- to engage and meet with other local history groups
- a single point of contact for all
Download a list of WLHN members
Local Studies Champions in Wiltshire Libraries:
These are your local studies champions in local libraries: List of library local studies champions
These library staff members help to look after the local studies collection in your local library and have an interest in the history of their community.
The next meeting of the Wiltshire Local History Network will be:
Nominations are open for the Alan Ball Award:
Nominations are now open for the Alan Ball Awards for local history publication of the year!
There are three categories:
Print publication – for best hardcopy publication
E-publication – for best digital publication (e-books, journals, websites or virtual exhibitions, blogs and apps)
Community Award – for best community publication in either category.
The publication needs to have appeared between July 2019 and December 2021.
Nominations, including a copy of the publication or link to e-content, should be submitted by January 2022.
The award, which is organised by the Local Studies Group of CILIP on behalf of the Library Services Trust, is open to all heritage and community organisations, and individuals that have self-published.
Further details and application forms are available on the CILIP Local Studies Group website