Essex Branch Programme

Essex Branch Programme 2021-22

Talks on Saturdays, 2.30pm, Trinity Methodist Church,

Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB.

Visitors and prospective members warmly welcomed -  £3






25 September

Annual General Meeting

Followed by talk: 

'No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen' - Back to the Land in Wartime Britain.

This is the story of Frating Hall, a Christian Community in Essex which was established for individuals, families, as well as a temporary sanctuary for refugees and prisoners of war.

Ken Warpole



23 October

Survival of the Princes in the Tower

Matt Lewis – Writer and Historian



4 December

Historic Houses today: Keeping them meaningful for future generations

Dr. Ben Cowell: Director General of Historic Houses

(Light seasonal refreshments after the talk)





8 January

King Charles I – Martyr or Tyrant

Dr. David Smith. Cambridge University



5 February

Southend’s Saxon Prince

Sue Hirst: Museum of London Archaeology



5 March


Professor Dame Janet I. Nelson. Emeritus Professor of Medieval History: Kings College: London



2 April

The Trump legacy


Professor Adam Smith. Edward Orsborn Professor of U.S. Politics and Political History. Oxford University


7 May 

The Napoleonic Empire

Dr. Michael Rowe: Reader in European History: Kings College: London




For further information: phone 01245 256892