Buckinghamshire Branch Programme

Buckinghamshire Branch Programme 2019-20

Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 8.00pm in the Friends' Meeting House, Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury HP20 2RT (except where stated otherwise).

Admission to meetings is free to full and local members of the Historical Association. Visitors and students are welcome; admission is £3.00. Local membership of the Branch is £12.00 for the year from October 2019.

Terry Bloxham (Hon Secretary): t.bloxham@vam.ac.uk or 01296 708926



Wednesday 16 October 2019
'The History of Pinewood Studios'
Speaker: Michael Payne, Independent Researcher
Preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm

Wednesday 20 November 2019
'Roman Pottery from the Berryfields Development'
Speaker: Edward Biddulph (Oxford Archaeology) 

Wednesday 18 December 2019
'The Beatles and the Counterculture'
Speaker: Dr Richard Mills, Senior Lecturer (St Mary’s University)
Preceded by the Christmas Social at 7.15pm

Wednesday 15 January 2020
'The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin'
Speaker: Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London)                                  

Wednesday 19 February 2020
'Edward Joseph Nuttgens and the Arts in Buckinghamshire'
Speaker: John Nuttgens, Ceramicist

Wednesday 18 March 2020
'Richard II and the English Royal Treasure'
Speaker: Dr Jenny Stratford, Senior Research Fellow (Institute of Historical Research)     

Wednesday 15 April 2020
'Oxford Town vs Gown and Crown, 16th and 17th Century'
Speaker: Amy Moore, PhD student (Open University)

Wednesday 20 May 2020
'The First Crisis of the Stuarts, England in the 1620s'
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Healey, Associate Professor Social History (University of Oxford)

Saturday 20 June 2020, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Summer Afternoon Event: Waddesdon Manor
Further details will be forthcoming in the year