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.
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Click here to email Mrs. Ann Wagstaff, Programme Secretary of the Beckenham & Bromley branch of the Historical Association to request booking forms.
Annual General Meetingfollowed byProfessor Chris WrigleyA. J. P. Taylor: Radical Historian of Europe
Visit to Restoration House, RochesterPre-booking essential
Presidential LectureProfessor Justin ChampionJohn Toland and the Radical English Enlightenment, 1696 - 1722 (illustrated)
Mr. Guy WaltersThe Great Escape (illustrated)
Visit to Vintners Hall, LondonPre-booking essential
Dr. Robert SaundersThe Chartists and Their Enemies (illustrated)The evening will be followed by light Christmas refreshments
Professor Nigel SaulMagna Carta at 800: Why Celebrate?
Annual Dinnerat Zi Teresa Restaurant, BeckenhamPre-booking essential
Dr. Taylor DowningChurchill and the 'Boffins' of the First World War(This meeting is part of the British Association for the Advancement of Science National Science and Engineering Week 2015)
Guided Walk Round Pinner VillagePre-booking essential
At the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HUDr. Paul Ganjou Nelson - England's Greatest Hero
At the invitation of the Central London Branch
Lucy Hughes-HallettGabriele d'Annunzio (illustrated)
Visit to Danson House, BexleyPre-booking essential
Fish and Chip Supper followed byJohn Webber and Friends
Victorian Music: Sacred and SecularPre-booking for supper essential
All Day Coach Outing: Limnerslease House, Watts Chapel, Loseley House and GardensPre-booking essential
Dr. Tracey SowerbyHenry VIII's Reformation in European Context (illustrated)
Midsummer London WalkCity of London - western halfLed by Mr. Neil Lloyd