Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole Branch Programme


Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole Branch Programme 2019-20

ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk

There is free admission to Saturday afternoon lectures but an admission charge of £4.00 for non-HA members and £2.50 for students at Monday lectures. Local membership of the branch is £15.00 per year.

Joint meetings with the Bournemouth Natural Science Society on Saturday afternoons begin at 2.30pm at 39 Christchurch Road BH1 3NS (parking is available at the BNSS and in nearby streets and using P1, R1, R2, and M2 [Derby Road] bus stops on Christchurch Road).

Up until Monday 20 January 2020, evening lectures take place at 7.30pm at the Hinton Firs Hotel, 9 Manor Road BH1 3ET. Free parking is available in three car parks at the hotel, and in Manor Road from 5.00pm (also use P1, R1, R2, and M2 [Derby Road] bus stops on Christchurch Road).

On Monday 20 April 2020 and Monday 18 May 2020, the evening lectures will take place at 7.25pm at the West Cliff Hotel, Durley Chine Road BH2 5JS. Free parking is available in their two free car parks but visitors must tap in their car registration details on the screen in reception or else receive a fine. Free parking is also available in Marlborough Road alongside the hotel.

 

Monday 23 September 2019, 7.25pm 
'From Slavery to Civil Rights: The Causes and Consequences of the American Civil War'
Speaker: Dr Clare Ives (St Andrews University)

Monday 28 October 2019, 7.30pm
'Cold War: Democracy, Communism, and Britain after Empire'
Speaker: Dr Chris Prior (Southampton University)

Saturday 23 November 2019, 2.30pm
'What were the Wars of the Roses about?'
Speaker: Dr Gordon McKelvie (University of Winchester)
Joint Lecture with BNSS

Monday 20 January 2020, 7.25pm
'Robespierre: For or Against?'
Speaker: Professor Colin Jones (Queen Mary College, London)

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Monday 20 April 2020, 7.25pm
'The Merchant Fleet and the Maritime Trade of South-Coast Ports, 1565-1590'
Speaker: Dr Craig Lambert (Southampton University)
Venue: West Cliff Hotel, Durley Chine Road BH2 5JS

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Saturday 9 May 2020, 2.30pm
‘"The Hammer of the Scots?" Edward I and Scotland'
Speaker: Dr Andy King (Southampton University)
Joint Lecture with BNSS

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Monday 18 May 2020, 7.25pm
'The Great Exhibition of 1851'
Speaker: Dr Eleanor Quince (Southampton University)
Venue: West Cliff Hotel, Durley Chine Road BH2 5JS