Support your branch

We currently have over 45 branches of the HA throughout the UK and they are all run by volunteers. Joining your local branch committee can be a wonderful way to get more involved with history.

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  • Become a Branch Officer

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    To begin with the obvious, the life-blood of any branch is its membership. However, that life-blood needs a heart to ensure the vitality of the branch, and that heart is the branch committee: a group of dedicated individuals who regularly give their time and effort to the smooth running of...

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  • Join our Speakers List

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    The Historical Association was founded in 1906 with the intention of supporting everyone interested in the study and teaching of history. Today it has over 50 branches throughout the UK, and over 8,000 individual, corporate and associate members. Each of the HA branches organises a programme of talks and events...

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  • Set up your own Branch

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    Starting up a new Branch of the Historical Association 1. If a member of the Association wishes to start up a Branch in an area where none currently operates, the first priority is to ensure that there is sufficient interest and commitment among members living locally to form the nucleus...

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  • Support your branch: FAQs

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    Our local branches are all run by volunteers. Joining your local branch committee can be a wonderful way to get more involved with history. What roles are there within each branch?  Each branch has three formal branch officers: the Chair (or President), the Branch Secretary and the Branch Treasurer. Alongside those...

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