Bedford Branch Programme 2016-17

Branch Programme

James Collett-White, last updated: 1st August 2016

Membership is free for full members of the Historical Association; associate membership is £10. Non members are asked to make a donation

For any further information please contact James Collett-White, branch secretary on 01234 266839 or email

 The Branch meets at the School Library, Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU unless otherwise stated. 

Programme of events 2016-17

13th September 2016, 6.00 pm - St Paul's church, Bedford, MK40 1SQ

Tour of Bedford Embankment

Trevor Stewart, Bedford Tour Guide

21 September 2016, 7.30pm

Capability Brown and his Bedfordshire Landscapes 

Felicity Brimblecombe of the Bedfordshire Gardens Trust

11th October 2016, 7.30pm 

The 'Mary Rose' restored

Edward Towne, Official Mary Rose Trust lecturer

16th November 2016, 7.30pm

Violent Victorians

Dr Rosalind Crone of the Open University

7th February 2017, 7.30pm

Beveridge of the Report: What was he really like?

Professor Jose Harris, Emeritus Professor of Modern History, Oxford

7 March 2017, 7.30pm

Charlemagne, Rome and the management of sacred space

Professor Rosamond McKitterick, Professor of Medieval History, Cambridge