Hereford Branch Programme

Hereford Branch Programme 2019-20

Meetings are at 6.15pm and usually take place in the Library, Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, Castle Street, Hereford HR1 2NG on one Friday evening each month from October - March. For further information please contact


Friday 27 September 2019           
'100 Years Ago: Cathedral Choristers and a 1919 Schoolboy's Diary'
Speaker: Dr Howard Tomlinson

Friday 18 October 2019
'"From Mecca to Merthyr", including Muslims in Herefordshire'
Speaker: Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray (Cardiff University)

Friday 29 November 2019
'How did Martin Luther King Change America 1955-2019?'
Speaker: Professor Tony Badger, President of Historical Association (University of Cambridge, and others)

Friday 24 January 2020
'Reckoning with the Past, Stalin & Stalinism in Putin's Russia'
Speaker: Dr. James Ryan, Senior Lecturer in Modern European (Russia) History, Cardiff University. 

Friday 28 February 2020
'St. Thomas Way (Swansea to Hereford)'
Speaker: Professor Catherine Clarke (University of London, and others) 

Friday 27 March 2020
'Women and Evacuation in WWII'
Speaker: Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester)