Branch Programmes

The HA has over 45 local branches throughout the UK who organise their own programmes of historical lectures and activities, and collectively put on a programme of around 350 history events every year featuring leading historians and researchers. Branch events are open to both members and non-members and are a great way to socialise and meet other people from your local community who share an interest in history.
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Each branch has its own arrangements on entry costs most don't require booking but please check before attending. Most events are listed in the HA web calendar and you can submit your own events (requires login). 

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  • Bath Branch Programme

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    Bath Branch Programme 2020-21   Entry to lectures is free for national HA members and Bath branch local members who have paid an annual subscription (£12). Visitors are asked to pay £3 per lecture.   For further information please contact Mike Short, branch secretary, mikeshort20@btinternet.com or 01225 812945.   All...

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  • Beckenham & Bromley Branch Programme

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    Beckenham & Bromley Branch Programme 2020-21     Details of events will be found in the Branch’s monthly bulletin, the Beckenham Historian, obtainable by post from the Editor at £7.50 for ten con­secutive issues.    All meetings are held in Christ Church Beckenham, Fairfield Road, off Beckenham High Street, BR3...

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  • Bedford Branch Programme

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    Bedford Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk All meetings are at Chapter House, St Peter’s Church, De Parys Avenue, Bedford MK40 2TX at 7.30pm (unless otherwise indicated). Car parking along the residential road or...

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  • Bolton Branch Programme

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    Bolton Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk Venue: Sutcliffe Suite at Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PACar Parking: Girls’ Division QuadDisabled Access Branch fees: £20.00 per year individual, £35.00 joint;...

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  • Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole Branch Programme

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    Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole Branch Programme 2020-21 There is an admission charge of £4.00p for non-HA members and £2.50p for students at Monday lectures. Associate membership of the branch is £15 per year. Monday evening lectures take place at 7.25 pm at the West Cliff Hotel, Durley Chine Rd BH2...

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  • Bristol Branch Programme

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    Bristol Branch Programme 2020-21 Adult associate members £10 2020-21. Free for school students & National HA members, Bristol University staff and students.  Non-members may attend one session as a taster free before joining.  Further details are available on our website www.bristolha.wordpress.com/ , Twitter https://twitter.com/BristolHA or Facebook www.facebook.com/BristolHistoricalAssociation     To...

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  • Buckinghamshire Branch Programme

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    Buckinghamshire Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk  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...

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  • Cambridge Branch Programme

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    Cambridge Branch Programme 2020-21 All talks are held at Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge in room LAB002. Talks are free for HA and Cambridge Branch members; there is a £3.00 payment for non-members. For further information please contact Alison West email:alison_west@live.co.uk tel: 07950 974 719         Tuesday 20th October...

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  • Canterbury Branch Programme

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    Canterbury Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk Talks are open to the public and are free to HA members, branch members, and students; others are asked to pay £3.00 towards expenses. Branch membership is...

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  • Cardiff Branch Programme

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    Cardiff Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk All lectures at 7.15pm in the Cardiff University Centre for Lifelong Learning, 21-23 Sengennhydd Road, Cardiff CF24 4AG. Free to all.   Wednesday 20 November 2019'There’s Something...

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  • Central London Branch Programme

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    Central London Branch Programme 2020-21 A NEW PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS IS CURRENTLY BEING CREATED President: Professor David Stevenson (London School of Economics)Secretary: Mrs Chrissie Ganjou; chrissie@ganjou.com or 020 7323 1192Treasurer: Mrs Jill Kilsby MA, MBA; jkcharity@outlook.com or 07957 627783 Lectures start at 2.00pm on Saturdays at the Institute of Historical Research,...

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  • Chichester Branch Programme

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    Chichester Branch Programme 2020-21 All presentations will be via Zoom (unless social distancing rules are relaxed to allow public meetings).   Members will need to sign up for ZOOM (it is free unless you are taking out a subscription).   There will be no charge for participants, but in order...

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  • City of Lincoln Branch Programme

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    City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk All lectures take place in the Nicola de la Haye building, University of Lincoln.  All lectures begin at 6.15pm with light refreshments from 5.45pm. All...

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  • Durham Branch Programme

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    Durham Branch Programme This season's programme has concluded. There will be no programme for 2019/2020.

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  • Ealing Branch Programme

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    Ealing Branch Programme 2020-21   Unless otherwise stated, meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at Ealing Green Church, W5 5QT, at 7.30pm.   Please note that due to the Covid-19 situation the first two meetings of the season will be held by Zoom. Other changes to the...

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  • Essex Branch Programme

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    Essex Branch Programme 2020-21 Talks on Saturdays, 2.30pm, online via Zoom or at Trinity Methodist Church, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB. Visitors and prospective members warmly welcomed - £3   For further information: phone 01245 256892 www.history.org.uk     http://essexbranchha.blogspot.com       2020   26 September Virtual AGM using Zoom  ...

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  • Exeter Branch Programme

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    Exeter Branch Programme 2019/20   ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk Wednesday 6 November 2019Time: 6.30pmEvent: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch EventTitle: 'Churchill’s Great Game: Rethinking the long-term origins of the Cold War'Speaker: Professor Richard Toye...

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  • Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch Programme

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    Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch Programme 2020-21 Subject to current difficulties in arranging a venue and time, for the following dates it Is hoped to arrange Zoom and Podcast events.   Nearer the time of events final programme details are to be sent out. Please contact Mrs M.H. Davidson,...

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  • Gloucestershire Branch Programme

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    Gloucestershire Branch Programme 2020-21 Meetings normally begin at 7.30pm, and are usually on Mondays. This season some meetings will be held on Zoom. Some will be at the University of Gloucestershire's Park Campus, Cheltenham. Gloucester meetings are at the Oxstalls Campus of the University of Gloucestershire. Both venues have large car...

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  • Gwent Branch Programme

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    Gwent Branch Programme 2019-20 ALL BRANCH MEETINGS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR COVID-19 STATEMENT AT www.history.org.uk All Branch talks start at 7.00pm and are held at St Augustine's Church Hall, Commercial Street, Pontilanfraith NP12 2NG. Hazel Hodson: 01443 816579 or 07816 992094Gill...

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