Events

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.

Date
Time
Event Details
17/09/2015
19:30
Annual General meeting
followed by
Professor Jackie Eales
Charles I: The People's Martyr?
09/10/2015
11:00
Visit to Marlborough House, London
Pre-booking essential
15/10/2015
20:00
Dr. Dionysios Stathakapoulos
Wealth and Its Uses in the Late Byzantine Empire
19/11/2015
20:00
Mr. Michael Jennings
The Dutch Raid on Chatham, 1667
27/11/2015
11:00
Visit to Apothecaries' Hall, London
Pre-booking essential
03/12/2015
20:00
Mr. Patrick Hellicar
The Morrell Brothers: The Boys who built Suburbia
The evening will conclude with light Christmas refreshments
21/01/2016
20:00
Dr. Marc Morris
The Norman Conquest
18/02/2016
20:00
Dr. Taylor Downing
The Making of the 1916 Film 'The Battle of the Somme'
25/02/2016
19:30
Annual Dinner
at Zi Teresa Restaurant, Beckenham
Pre-booking essential
17/03/2016
20:00
Dr. Vanessa Jenkins
Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole:
Nursing Care in the Crimean War

(This meeting is part of British Science Week 2016)
19/03/2016
12 noon
Guided Visit to the Royal Albert Hall, London
Pre-booking essential
16/04/2016
14:00
At the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House,
University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
Professor Panikos Panayi
The History and identity of Fish and Chips
At the invitation of the Central London Branch
21/04/2016
19:00
Fish and Chips Supper
followed by
Dr. Ron Cox
Arcadia Overwhelmed, 1927-1939:
The Conflict between the 'Old Villagers' of West Wickham
and the Incoming Surbanites

Pre-booking for supper essential
22/04/2016
14:00
Visit to St. Bartholomew's Hospital and Museum, London
Pre-booking essential
12/05/2016
20:00
Dr. Sophie Page
Magic in the Middle Ages
21/05/2016
09:0
All Day Coach Outing:
Mount Ephraim House and Gardens
and
Provender House, Kent

Pre-booking essential
11/06/2016
10:45
Midsummer London Walk
Hampstead
Led by Mr. Neil Lloyd