North London Branch Programme

Branch Programme

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. Michael Rye, OBE, BA(Hons), PGCE, FCollP, NPQH, FHA. Contact Tel. 020 8367 7762



Tuesday September 10th

Henrietta Maria, Queen, Generalissimo, Catholic whore

(illustrated) by Cllr. Michael Rye, OBE (Historian, Branch Chair).


Tuesday October 8th

Why Wellington won and Napoleon lost-The Battle of Waterloo (illustrated)

Professor Michael Clarke (King`s College, London)


Tuesday November 12th

 The Army that Never Was: D-Day and the Great Deception (illustrated)

Taylor Downing (Historian & Broadcaster)


Tuesday December 10th

Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth (illustrated)

Professor Anne Curry (Southampton University)



Tuesday January 14th

Queens as Co-rulers: Examining power sharing and ruling partnerships in the premodern world (illustrated)

Dr. Ellie Woodacre (University of Winchester).


Tuesday February 11th

From Sweeney Todd to Varney the Vampire: Popular Literature in the age of the Chartists, 1830-1850 (illustrated)

Professor Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin University).


Tuesday March 11th

Remembering the Reformation (illustrated)

Professor Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge University)


Tuesday April 8th

The East India Company: The company that changed the world (illustrated)

Dr. John McAleer (University of Southampton)


Tuesday May 13th

Henry VII and The Pretenders (illustrated)

Nathen Amin (author & Historian).


June 2025

Visit to be arranged