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
18/09/2014
19:30
Annual General Meeting
followed by
Professor Chris Wrigley
A. J. P. Taylor: Radical Historian of Europe
26/09/2014
11:00
Visit to Restoration House, Rochester
Pre-booking essential
23/10/2014
20:00
Presidential Lecture
Professor Justin Champion
John Toland and the Radical English Enlightenment,
1696 - 1722
(illustrated)
06/11/2014
20:00
Mr. Guy Walters
The Great Escape (illustrated)
28/11/2014
11:00
Visit to Vintners Hall, London
Pre-booking essential
04/12/2014
20:00
Dr. Robert Saunders
The Chartists and Their Enemies (illustrated)
The evening will be followed by light Christmas refreshments
22/01/2015
20:00
Professor Nigel Saul
Magna Carta at 800: Why Celebrate?
26/02/2015
19:30
Annual Dinner
at Zi Teresa Restaurant, Beckenham
Pre-booking essential
19/03/2015
20:00
Dr. Taylor Downing
Churchill 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)
28/03/2015
11:00
Guided Walk Round Pinner Village
Pre-booking essential
11/04/2015
14:00
At the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
Dr. Paul Ganjou
Nelson - England's Greatest Hero
At the invitation of the Central London Branch
16/04/2015
20:00
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Gabriele d'Annunzio (illustrated)
26/04/2015
14:00
Visit to Danson House, Bexley
Pre-booking essential
21/05/2015
19:00
Fish and Chip Supper
followed by
John Webber and Friends
Victorian Music: Sacred and Secular
Pre-booking for supper essential
31/05/2015
08:30
All Day Coach Outing:
Limnerslease House, Watts Chapel,
Loseley House and Gardens

Pre-booking essential
11/06/2015
20:00
Dr. Tracey Sowerby
Henry VIII's Reformation in European Context (illustrated)
13/06/2015
10:45
Midsummer London Walk
City of London - western half
Led by Mr. Neil Lloyd