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 David StevensonGermany Since 1945: from Division to Reunification
Visit to the Reform Club, LondonPre-booking essential
Mr. Edward TowneVan Dyck and the Court of Charles I
Mr. Don DoncasterThe Unknown Warrior
Visit to Armourers' Hall, LondonPre-booking essential
Dr. Richard RexThe Dissolution of the MonasteriesThe meeting will conclude with light Christmas refreshments
Fish and Chips Supper followed byDr. Tom WarehamThe Creation of the London Docks in the 19th Century
Visit to Lindley Library, LondonPre-booking essential
Professor Kenneth FinchamJames I: The Wisest Fool in Christendom?
Dr. Tim MasonThe Polio Story(This meeting is part of British Science Week 2017)
Visit to Two Temple Place, LondonPre-booking essential
Dr. Philip WoodsReporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942
Annual Dinnerat Zi Teresa Restaurant, BeckenhamPre-booking essential
Dr. Tom CrookThe Birth of the Ballot Paper in Britain, France and the USA, 1750 - 1900
All Day Coach Outing Gainsborough's House in Sudbury and Guildhall of Corpus Christi and Little Hall in LavenhamPre-booking essential
Mr. Michael JenningsKent and the Peasants' Revolt
Midsummer London Walk
Bards, Brothels and the Bankside
Led by Kate Boyle
Dr. Tom AsbridgeSaladin: Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade