Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole Branch Programme

Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole

Branch Programme 2023-24

There is an admission charge of £5. 00p for non- HA members and £3.00p for students at Monday lectures. Associate membership of the branch is £20 per year. Monday evening lectures take place at 7.25 pm at the West Cliff Hotel, Durley Chine Rd BH2 5JS. Free parking is available in the two car parks at the hotel BUT visitors must hand in their car registration details at reception or receive a fine. (Use m1, m 2, 1, 3,16, 18,19, 20 and 36 buses getting off at St Michael’s Roundabout).


Monday 16th October, 7.25 pm start

Dr George Gilbert, Southampton University

The Russian Revolution of 1917                    


Monday 13th November, 7.25 pm start

John Hubbard

Letters from Exile. William Bankes and the re-making of Kingston Lacy


Monday 4th December, 7.25 pm start

Dr Chris Prior, Southampton University

‘I would annex the planets if I could’. Cecil Rhodes, Britain and building an empire in Africa.


Monday 15th January, 7.25 pm start

Dr Gordon McElvie, University of Winchester

Uniting to Win, Dividing to Rule? Edward IV’s Seizure of Power in 1461


Monday 4th March, 7.25 pm start

Dr Julie Gammon, Southampton University

‘Punishing Criminals in 18th Century England‘   


Monday 15th April, 7.25 pm start

Dr Annelies Cazemier, Southampton University

‘Macedon After Alexander the Great ‘


Monday 13th May, 7.25 pm start

Prof. Kendrick Oliver, Southampton University

The Histories and Geographies of the Manhattan Project