Richmond & Twickenham Branch Programme

Richmond & Twickenham Branch Programme 2020-21

All meetings take place at 8.00pm at The Vestry Hall, 21 Paradise Road, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1SA.

Entry to meetings is free for HA members, non-members £2.00 per meeting. Local membership of the Branch is £14.00 per year.

For any further information contact Richard Turk, Chairman, on 07958 729526 or email:

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24th September 2020

George Goodwin

“The Battle of Towton 1461”

22nd October

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

“D’Annunzio & the Seizure of Fiume 1919”


26th November 2020

Dr Jennifer Altehenger, Associate Professor of Chinese History

“The Cultural Revolution: Event, Experience, Myth”


28th January 2021

Dr Ellie Goodacre, University of Winchester

“Medieval Queens: Ruling Women in a ‘Man’s World’”


25th February 2021

Paul Lay, Editor of History Today, Historian & Author

“The Western Design: Oliver Cromwell’s Expedition into the New World, 1655”


25th March 2021

Ralph Thompson, National Archives

“The English Civil War in Surrey”


22nd April 2021

Chris Naunton, President of the International Association of Egyptologists

“Lost Tombs of Egypt”


27th May 2021

Professor Jonathan Harris, Professor of Byzantine History, Royal Holloway College, London

“Byzantium and the Crusades”