North London Branch Programme

Branch Programme

North London Branch Programme 2021-22


Chairman: Councillor Michael Rye OBE, BA(Hons), PGCE, F.Coll.P., NPQH, FHA.


All meetings will be held at 8pm.  Except in January and February we plan to meet at the Jubilee Hall, Parsonage Lane, Enfield, EN2 0AJ.  If circumstances change, meetings may have to be held using Zoom. 


Please contact Robin Blades, Branch Secretary to check how meetings are being held or obtain Zoom details at or on 020 8368 5328.

Non-members welcome (£2 per meeting at Hall).  Associate Membership available for £6 a year for an individual or £10 a year for a couple.



Tuesday 14 September 2021

The English Dissenting Tradition and the Advancement of Women

Dr Jennie Somerville

This meeting will be followed by the Branch AGM



Tuesday 12 October 2021

The Field of the Cloth of Gold and Henry VIII’s Foreign Policy

Dr Sean Cunningham (National Archives)



Tuesday 9 November 2021

The Forgotten Grandfather of Europe: the Life and Times of Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi

Martyn Bond (Biographer of Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi)



Tuesday 7 December 2021

Uncivil Peace: Politics, Repression and Memory in Spain since 1939

Dr David Brydan (King’s College, London)



Tuesday 11 January 2022

Joan of Navarre: Infanta, Duchess, Queen, Witch?

Dr Ellie Woodacre (University of Winchester)

This meeting is being held online only using Zoom.



Tuesday 8 February 2022

The Eastern Front 1914-18

Dr Nick Lloyd (King’s College, London)

This meeting is being held online only using Zoom.



Tuesday 8 March 2022

Health, Technologies and the Everyday in Seventeenth Century England

Dr Elaine Leong (University College, London)



Tuesday 12 April 2022

Why did the Roman Empire become Christian?

Dr David Gwynn (Royal Holloway, University of London)



Tuesday 14 June 2022

Tour of Wrotham Park, Barnet

The tour will take place at 11am.  Please contact the Branch Secretary nearer the time for full details.