When: Meetings, as scheduled in the programme, take place on Thursdays at 8.00 p.m. in Beckenham unless otherwise stated.
Where: All Beckenham lectures take place in Christ Church Hall, Fairfield Road, just off Beckenham High Street, Beckenham. The nearest railway stations are Clock House (on the line from Charing Cross) and Beckenham Junction (on the line from Victoria). Buses 54, 194, 227 and 358 stop nearby. Trams from Wimbledon and Croydon stop at Beckenham Junction.
For information on getting to the centre, see the Contact Us page.
Click here to email Mrs. Ann Wagstaff, Programme Secretary of the Beckenham & Bromley branch of the Historical Association to request booking forms.
Annual General Meeting followed by Dr. Laurence Goldman Victorian Prime Ministers (illustrated)
Visit to the Royal InstitutionAdvanced booking required
Dr. Jennifer WardThe Late Medieval Parish Church (slides)
Visit to Fishmongers' HallAdvanced booking required
Dr Vanessa JenkinsThe Vikings
Mrs. Stephanie MaltmanLondon Firemen in the Second World War (illustrated)
19:00 for 19:30
Dr. Tim MasonLouis Pasteur and the Rabies Virus (This meeting is part of the British Association for the Advancement of Science National Science and Engineering Week 2014)
Visit to the Royal Courts of JusticeAdvanced booking required
Professor Ian Beckett Lions led by Donkeys? Images and Realities of the Western Front, 1914-18 (illustrated)
Visit to Syon House and GardensAdvanced booking required
Professor Miri RubinWilliam of Norwich and the Medieval Imagination
All Day Coach OutingSelborne and ChawtonAdvanced booking required
Midsummer London WalkAspects of the City
Dr. Ron CoxAt the Going Down of the Sun...: The Human Stories Behind Croydon's War Memorials
Fish and Chip Supper followed by Dr. David NoyTopham Beauclerk:Friend of Dr. Johnson and Horace Walpole (illustrated)
Annual General Meetingfollowed byProfessor Chris WrigleyA. J. P. Taylor: Radical Historian of Europe
Professor Nigel SaulMagna Carta at 800: Why Celebrate?
Lucy Hughes-HallettGabriele d'Annunzio illustrated