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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  • Ealing Branch Programme

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    Ealing Branch Programme 2021-22 Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at Ealing Green Church, W5 5QT, at 7.30pm, with the exception of the September meeting which will be held by Zoom, and the October meeting which takes place at Twyford School at 6.30 pm. Please...

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  • Leicester Branch Programme

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      Chair: Professor Elizabeth Tingle Secretary: Annabelle Larsen leicesterha@gmail.com   14 September 2021, 6pm: Dr Pippa Virdee, De Montfort University, ‘Five thousand years of Pakistan: the ancient in the modern’. This will take place on Zoom. Booking via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-five-thousand-years-of-pakistan-the-ancient-in-the-modern-tickets-161199358621   12 October 2021, 6pm:  Dr Martin Tingle, ‘Fraud in...

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  • Tyneside Branch Programme

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    Tyneside Branch Programme 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 The Historical Association is delighted to announce that a new Branch has opened in Tyneside, spearheaded by the Department of Humanities at the University of Northumbria. Fee...

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  • Cardiff Branch Programme

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    Cardiff Branch Programme 2020-21 7pm, Wednesday 2 December 2020   Dr James Ryan (Cardiff University)   Reckoning with the Past: Stalin and Stalinism in Putin's Russia   The Exploring the Past free lecture series, in partnership with the Historical Association, is back, and online! Because of the ongoing Covid crisis,...

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  • Bristol Branch Programme

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    Bristol Branch Programme 2021-22 We hope to return to live meetings at Bristol University’s Humanities Department in 2021-22 further details of this will soon be confirmed, we may be offering a hybrid version with Zoom and live or if necessary, Zoom only but everything is will be dependent on Government...

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  • Taunton Deane Branch Programme

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    Taunton Deane Branch Programme 2021-22   Wednesday 15 September 2021 The AGM Lunch with Andrew Powell-Thomas (Local Historian) ‘Gems of Somerset’ Venue: The White Horse, Bradford on Tone, Somerset Details: contact Geoff Bisson (01823 353749 or gb@queenscollege.org.uk)   Wednesday 6 October 2021 Dr Stephen Mawdsley (University of Bristol) ‘Teens Against Polio...

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  • Bedford Branch Programme

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    Bedford Branch Programme 2021-22     Programme of online Zoom lectures, Mondays, 7.30pm   4 October 2021: Gill Hannington “Wrest Bath House”   1 November 2021:   Andrew Hann (English Heritage) “Saviour or Asset Stripper? Reassessing the impact of John George Murray on the Wrest Park Estate.”   6  December 2021: Eleanor...

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  • Reading Branch Programme

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    Reading Branch Programme 2021-22     As we go to press the question of when public meetings will again become possible is an open one. Hence we cannot, at the moment, say for sure how the programme will be delivered. Our preference will be for time-honoured live lectures to a...

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  • Hull & East Riding Branch Programme

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    Hull & East Riding Branch Programme 2021-22 If you wish to contact the branch please get in touch with Branch Secretary Sylvia Usher, telephone 01482 448065, email usher@usher.karoo.co.uk     25th October 2021, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)   Venue: St Mary’s Church, Beverley, HU17 8DL Henry V Agincourt to Beverley...

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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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  • Exeter Branch Programme

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    Exeter Branch Programme 2021-22   Branch Secretary: Dr Robert Guyver, tel 01392 491 898, email guyverrobert@gmail.com   The Exeter Branch of the Historical Association is inviting you to these scheduled Zoom meetings.       Monday 20 September, 2021 06:00 pm Speaker: Dr Robert Guyver Topic: The life and death of...

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  • Hertfordshire Branch Programme

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    Hertfordshire Branch Programme 2021-22 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 membership £10 per season. For more information contact Barbara Wiltshire barbarag.wiltshire@btinternet.com   Saturday October 16th, 2021 The Aztecs and...

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  • Gloucestershire Branch Programme

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    Gloucestershire Branch Programme 2021-22 Contact details – Janet Graham at histassocglos@gmail.com Members and students free entry to all talks, visitors £3 entrance fee.   Covid statement - Due to the ongoing situation relating to meeting in person we are holding all talks in 2021 via Zoom. Meetings from January 2022...

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  • York and North Yorkshire Branch Programme

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    York & North Yorkshire Branch Programme 2021-22   Autumn term History Nerds: 6pm Thursday 25th November 2021 local heat of the HA Great Debate. YorkClio: early September 2021 ‘Year 6 into Year 7 transition – part one’ – how can we make the transition from primary to secondary in history...

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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 meetings, branch activities are suspended until October 2021.  Please contact Suzannah Stern, if you have any queries suzannah.stern@history.org.uk 

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  • Buckinghamshire Branch Programme

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    Buckinghamshire Branch Programme 2021-22 Meetings are being held on Wednesdays at 8.00 pm online through Zoom Register your interest at: secretarybucksha@gmail.com   http://buckshistoricalassociation.org.uk/   2021   20 OCT Dr Edward Hicks, University of Oxford Spencer Perceval: The Life and Times of Britain’s Only Assassinated Prime Minister (preceded by the AGM...

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  • Chichester Branch Programme

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    Chichester Branch Programme 2021-22     21st October 2021 Dr Andrew Foster, Branch President and Hon. Senior Research Fellow, University of Kent: What have Ecclesiastical Historians ever done for Chichester?   18th November 2021 Professor Andrew Chandler, University of Chichester: Christianity and the World Order: Bishop George Bell in the...

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  • City of Lincoln Branch Programme

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    City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2021-22 All lectures start at 6pm. They will be online until the end of 2021, details to be circulated in advance of each session. We will confirm whether 2022 lectures are in-person or online as soon as we are able.     4th October 2021...

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  • Isle of Wight Branch Programme

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    Meetings generally begin at 7.30pm and are held at Newclose County Cricket Ground, Blackwater Road, NEWPORT, IW PO30 3BE, unless stated otherwise.   Meetings are free to national and local branch members, visitors £3   For further information please Contact Dr Vivian Roberts, email Roberts.iwha@gmail.com or telephone 01983 865 420...

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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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