Hertfordshire Branch Programme

Hertfordshire Branch Programme 2024-25

Meetings are held at the Backhouse Room, 116 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire AL8 6SZ at 3.00pm

Meetings are free for members, £3 for visitors. Associate branch membership £15 per season.

For more information contact Barbara Wiltshire barbarag.wiltshire@btinternet.com or telephone 01438 716020


Saturday September 14th 2024

John Cabot and early Bristol exploration - a modern mystery story

Margaret Condon, University of Winchester


Saturday October 12th, 2024

History of the Boer War

Roger Thompson


Saturday November 2nd, 2024


Eric Boston, Cambridge College of Arts and Technology


Saturday December 14th, 2024

Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Nick da Costa


Saturday January 11th, 2025

Did Victorian England fail: the case of agriculture?

Stephen Pam


Saturday February 8th, 2025

Gandhi versus Churchill: Triumph and Disaster at the End of the Raj

Peter Popham


Saturday March 15th, 2025

‘Persecution and Toleration, 1500-1700’

Alexandra Walsham, Emmanuel College Cambridge


Saturday April 26th. 2025

George Percy and Jamestown – the birth of English America

Mark Nicholls, St John's College, Cambridge