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  • Young Quills 2016: shortlisted books

    16th May 2016

    We are delighted to announce titles shortlisted for the 2016 Young Quills Award for Historical Fiction. The winning titles will be announced on Tuesday 28 June 2016 and the Awards Evening will be on Tuesday 5 July. Full details of the titles and reviews from our Quills schools will be...

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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2016

    21st December 2015

    The Historical Association Historical Fiction Prize and the Joan Blyth Memorial Prize Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2016 - Get your Year 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 students to bring the past to life! One of the key attributes of historical fiction is that it has a convincing...

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  • Writing History

    16th November 2015

    Date: 20th November 2015 Time: 9am-1.30pm Venue: Mansion House, University of Greenwich. Avery Hill Site. Cost: £125 History is a construct, a novel of the past. It is the only novel in which real life characters do not appear out of place. One glance at a book and you can...

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  • What You Really Need is Some Training! HA CPD Survey

    9th November 2015

    You are a teacher - you are in a school, standing in front of a class and you are in charge. You may have been doing the job for a week or 20 years (maybe even more but you've stopped counting), butstill it is a requirement to do some CPD....

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  • HA Agincourt School Projects

    4th November 2015

    'Once more unto the breach dear friends...' * Commemorating the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt How your school can participate and benefit from our fantastic new projects: What do we think of when planning to teach about the fifteenth century? The Wars of the Roses ... anything else?...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2016

    27th October 2015

    Save the date! The HA Annual Conference 2016. Friday 20 - Saturday 21 May at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate. 2016 will see us in the beautiful Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate at the Majestic Hotel. Conference provides a fantastic opportunity to meet other HA members, explore new ideas in history...

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  • HA Tour of Gloucestershire

    15th October 2015

    Wednesday 1 June to Wednesday 8 June 2016. Tours have been an important part of the HA’s activities for nearly 80 years and we are delighted to advertise this exciting and engaging tour. Over the years changing regulations that govern the organisation of tours and holidays have meant we no...

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  • Become a Teaching Fellow of the Historical Association

    9th October 2015

    Applications for this programme are now closed and the participants have been selected. 2015-16 Closing date: 4 December 2015 2015-16 Residential date: 7-9 January 2016 The HA is launching a new and exciting opportunity for history teachers: our Teaching Fellowship Scheme. Applications are invited for Teaching Fellows of the Historical...

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  • Elections to Governing Council

    2nd September 2015

    Please note the recent ballot papers for trustee places on Branches & Members Committee and Public History Committee cited the wrong committees. The correct papers are available by calling the office on 020 7735 3901 or by downloading below. Members of the HA can cast their votes here...

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  • G.D. (David) Clayton - Obituary

    30th August 2014

    G.D. (David) Clayton - Bolton Branch President It is with great sorrow that the Bolton Branch marks the passing of its President, David Clayton, who died on 29 August 2014 following a prolonged period of ill-health. David was awarded an Open Scholarship to study modern history at Merton College, Oxford,...

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