Atherstone Civic Society was formed in 1990 to stimulate interest in and action for the improvement of the environment in Atherstone and its hinterland. It does this by: Seeking to inﬂuence development, by monitoring planning applications and responding to consultations from NWBC and HBBC. Promoting the study of the area’s history and issuing publications. Participating in North Warwickshire’s Heritage Forum and tourism initiatives. Publicising the area’s Roman history by holding events and erecting information boards around Mancetter. Working with the Friends of Atherstone Heritage to celebrate the area’s architecture, landscape and history, and to attract visitors. Joining with other civic societies within the region through the West Midlands Amenity Societies Association (WMASA),and nationally through Civic Voice. Arranging lectures and visits to learn more about local and national heritage.