Branch Programmes

The HA has over 40 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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  • Hampstead & North West London Branch Programme

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    Hampstead & North West London Branch Programme 2024-25     Meetings are held at 8pm on the third Thursday of the month September to April (excluding December) at Fellowship House, 136a Willifield Way, London NW11 6YD. Please email to see if Zoom is available. The cost of Membership is £15...

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  • Hertfordshire Branch Programme

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    Hertfordshire Branch Programme 2024-25 Meetings are held at the Backhouse Room, 116 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire AL8 6SZ at 3.00pm Meetings are free for members, £3 for visitors. Associate branch membership £15 per season. For more information contact Barbara Wiltshire barbarag.wiltshire@btinternet.com or telephone 01438 716020   Saturday September 14th 2024 John...

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  • Hull & East Riding Branch Programme

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    Hull & East Riding Branch Programme 2024-25 Branch Contact:  Sylvia Usher (Branch Secretary)  usher@usher.karoo.co.uk Venue:  The Nordic Centre, aka Danish Church, Osborne Street, Hull  HU1 2PN. Small car park at the church. No charge for those attending meetings. On street parking also possible. Meetings are held on Thursdays, starting at...

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  • Isle of Wight Branch Programme

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    Branch contact: All enquiries to Caroline Jacobs jacobscme@gmail.com tel: 07988 171 708 Venue: All talks take place at Newport Minster, St Thomas’ Square, NEWPORT, IW PO30 1BG, starting at 7.30pm and finishing at approximately 9.00pm, unless otherwise stated.  Doors open at 7.00pm Associate membership: £10 per year.  Talks free to...

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  • Leicester Branch Programme

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    Leicester & Northampton Branches Joint Programme of Online Talks & Activities 2024-25 Leicester & Northampton Branches Joint Programme of Online Talks & Activities 2024-25 Leicester Chair: Annabelle Larsen leicesterha@gmail.com Northampton Chair: David Waller david@davidwaller.org.uk Most talks will be on the second Tuesday of the month, 18.00-19.30.   10th September 2024.  Dr Lubaaba...

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  • Manchester Branch Programme (with Liverpool and Chester)

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    Manchester Branch Programme 2024-25 Entry to meetings is free to HA members, non-members £4 per meeting.   We are delighted to be able to welcome our members and interested members of the public to our 2024 – 2025 series of events. Of course, circumstances are always changeable and events may...

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  • Mid-Trent & Mercia Branch Programme

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    Mid-Trent & Mercia Branch Programme 2024-25 Further details can always be obtained from Trevor James on 01543-258434 or Sylvia Clifford on 01283-536250 Venues and times are listed with each meeting.   30 September 2024, 10.30am -12.30pm at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall B73 6DA Very Modern History: Further Insight into Modern-day Belarus presentation...

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  • Norfolk & Norwich Branch Programme

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    Norfolk and Norwich Branch Programme 2024 - 25 Branch Contact: hanorfolk@gmail.com Venue: Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill, Norwich, NR1 3JU The September relaunch event will be free. Events/Tours/Walks subsequently will be charged at £5 per event or an annual regional membership fee of £15. These fees will...

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  • North London Branch Programme

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    North London Branch Programme 2024-25 All meetings are held at Jubilee Hall, 2, Parsonage Lane, Enfield, EN2 OAJ at 8pm. Parking is readily available close to the hall. The hall is 10 minutes’ walk from Enfield Chase Station and 15 minutes’ walk from Enfield Town Station, (both overground). Chair: Cllr....

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  • North-West Ulster Branch Programme

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    North-West Ulster Branch Programme 2023-24 chairman: Jim McBride, j.mcbride@talk21.com; secretary: Emmet O’Connor, pej.oconnor@ulster.ac.uk treasurer: tba board members: James McQuillan, Andrew Maguire, Will Burton     Over the academic year 2023-24 the branch intends to organize the following lectures to support AS and A2 level (CCEA) History students preparing for their...

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  • Northampton Branch Programme

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    Northampton Branch Programme 2024-25 Leicester & Northampton Branches Joint Programme of Online Talks & Activities 2024-25 Leicester Chair: Annabelle Larsen leicesterha@gmail.com Northampton Chair: David Waller david@davidwaller.org.uk Most talks will be on the second Tuesday of the month, 18.00-19.30.   10th September 2024.  Dr Lubaaba Al-Azami, University of Liverpool. ‘In Conversation: Writing Travellers...

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  • Nottingham Branch Programme

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    Nottingham Branch Programme 2024-25 Meetings are held at 2pm on Wednesdays in Bromley House Library, Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HL, unless otherwise stated. (With your back to the City Hall, the Library entrance is on the left, not far from the Square and is between Barnardo’s and MSR Newsagents). Bromley...

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  • Nuneaton Branch Programme

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    Nuneaton Branch Programme 2024-25 Contact: michael.arnold@cantab.net Venue: Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, 4 Avenue Road, Nuneaton CV11 4LU Time: 7.30pm unless otherwise indicated   25 September 2024 The History of Food in England Prof. Diana Purkiss, Oxford University   October 2024 TBA   7 November 2024 Soviet Propaganda in Maps Dr....

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  • Oxford Branch Programme

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        Entry to meetings is free for HA members, non-members £2 per meeting. Associate membership of the branch is £10.00, couple at the same address £15.00, full-time students under 30 £6.00. Schools wishing to bring groups of students to meetings will be asked to pay £10 for the group....

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  • Plymouth Branch Programme

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    Plymouth Branch Programme 2024-25   Website: http://www.ha-plymouth.org.uk Contact: Alan H. Cousins, 1 Russell Court, Russell Close, Saltash PL12 4LZ , Tel. 01503 230106 a.cousins345@btinternet.com Meetings are open to all, and are free for national or local members of the Historical Association, and for University of Plymouth students. Visitor tickets: £6,...

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  • Portsmouth Branch Programme

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    Portsmouth Branch Programme 2024-25 Venue for talks: Room 2.01 Park Building, King Henry I St, Portsmouth PO1 2BZ. All talks start at 7pm and finish no later than 8.30pm. Pay on arrival: £4 per lecture, or £20 for all lectures October to May. Students and HA members free. No need...

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  • Reading Branch Programme

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    Reading Branch Programme 2024-25     Branch Contact: All enquiries to Chris Sexton sexton44@gmail.com 07957 184342. Venue: Lecture Theatre, Reading School, Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LW (gate code essential and obtainable from above contact). Associate Membership: £10 per annum, Lectures free to national and associate HA members, students and school...

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  • Richmond & Twickenham Branch Programme

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    Entry to meetings is free for HA members, non-members £2.00 per meeting. Local membership of the Branch is £14.00 per year. All Meetings begin at 8pm and take place at Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant Road, Richmond upon Thames,TW9 1DH. Quadrant Road is between Specsavers and Lloyds Bank on the Quadrant. Meetings...

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  • Sheffield Branch Programme

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    Sheffield Branch Programme 2024-25   Venue: Lecture Theatre, Grayson Building, Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, S10 3DH. Entrance via the Endcliffe Crescent gate.  Parking available. Meetings are usually held on the first or second Thursday of the month, doors will open at 7pm and the lecture will start at 7.30pm promptly...

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  • Swansea Branch Programme

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    Swansea Branch Programme 2024-25 Branch Contact: Liz McSloy, Secretary historyliz1565@yahoo.com Venue: National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD All talks take place on the third Saturday of each month (unless otherwise stated) and start at 11am Associate membership: £10 per year, Concessionary (part time workers, retired, unwaged)...

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