Bristol Branch Programme

Branch programme

By HA Bristol Branch

Bristol Branch Programme 2018-2019

Please note there have been changes in location since this programme first appeared. 

We normally meet on a Wednesday evening, though activities such as walks may take place on other days (clearly indicated in the programme below). Lectures will normally start at 7.30pm. but please note the meeting on 14th November starts at 7.15 p.m.

Annual branch membership is £15 and £5 for school students.  All lectures are free to National HA members and there is a £3 charge on the door for members of the public and a £1 charge for school students.  Further details are available on our website, Facebook and Twitter sites:

Please contact Mary Feerick at with any enquiries.

Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 7.30 p.m. Woodland Road Arts Building Lecture Theatre 3, Bristol University

Britain in the 1970s

Speaker: Dr James Freeman, Bristol University.

Tuesday, 29th January, 7.30 p.m., Golden Guinea Pub, Redcliffe, Bristol

HA Pub quiz - fundraising and fun for history enthusiasts - chaired by Richard Kennett and Sally Thorne.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 7.30 p.m., Priory Road Social Sciences Complex, Bristol University

A Carthaginian Peace? Revisiting the Treaty of Versailles

Speaker: Professor David Stevenson, LSE

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 7.30 p.m, Woodland Road Arts Building Lecture Room 8, Bristol University

“Remembering Slavery in the ‘Slaving Capital of the World’: Liverpool and the Legacy of the Past”

Speaker: Dr Jessica Moody Bristol University 

Wednesday, 24th April 2019: 7.30 p.m. , Woodland Road Arts Building Lecture Room 3, Bristol University

Witchcraft: Between Medieval and Early Modern

Speaker: Professor Miri Rubin, QMUL

Wednesday, 22nd May, 7.30 p.m., Woodland Road Arts Building Lecture Room 8, Bristol University

'Today's young feminists know better than that': Archives, Activism and the making of women's history; Women as history makers and historical actors

Speaker: Professor Kate Dossett, Leeds University


Tuesday 25th June 2019, 7.30 p.m., The Golden Guinea Pub BS1 6SX

Historical Pub Quiz

Other lectures and walks are still being planned and will be added to this programme when confirmed.