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 Professor Jackie EalesCharles I: The People's Martyr?
Visit to Marlborough House, LondonPre-booking essential
Dr. Dionysios StathakapoulosWealth and Its Uses in the Late Byzantine Empire
Mr. Michael JenningsThe Dutch Raid on Chatham, 1667
Visit to Apothecaries' Hall, LondonPre-booking essential
Mr. Patrick HellicarThe Morrell Brothers: The Boys who built SuburbiaThe evening will conclude with light Christmas refreshments
Dr. Marc MorrisThe Norman Conquest
Dr. Taylor DowningThe Making of the 1916 Film 'The Battle of the Somme'
Annual Dinnerat Zi Teresa Restaurant, BeckenhamPre-booking essential
Dr. Vanessa JenkinsFlorence Nightingale and Mary Seacole: Nursing Care in the Crimean War(This meeting is part of British Science Week 2016)
Guided Visit to the Royal Albert Hall, LondonPre-booking essential
At the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HUProfessor Panikos Panayi The History and identity of Fish and Chips
At the invitation of the Central London Branch
Fish and Chips Supper followed byDr. Ron Cox
Arcadia Overwhelmed, 1927-1939: The Conflict between the 'Old Villagers' of West Wickham and the Incoming SurbanitesPre-booking for supper essential
Visit to St. Bartholomew's Hospital and Museum, LondonPre-booking essential
Dr. Sophie PageMagic in the Middle Ages
All Day Coach Outing: Mount Ephraim House and Gardens and Provender House, KentPre-booking essential
Midsummer London WalkHampsteadLed by Mr. Neil Lloyd