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
12/09/2013
19:30
Annual General Meeting
followed by
Dr. Laurence Goldman
Victorian Prime Ministers (illustrated)
18/10/2013
11:00
Visit to the Royal Institution
Advanced booking required
24/10/2013
20:00
Dr. Jennifer Ward
The Late Medieval Parish Church (slides)
11/11/2013
14:30
Visit to Fishmongers' Hall
Advanced booking required
14/11/2013
20:00
Dr Vanessa Jenkins
The Vikings
12/12/2013
20:00
Mrs. Stephanie Maltman
London Firemen in the Second World War (illustrated)
16/01/2014
20:00
Members' Meeting
27/02/2014
19:00 for 19:30
Annual Dinner
Zi Teresa Restaurant
Croydon Road, Beckenham, BR3 3RB
Advanced booking essential
20/03/2014
20:00
Dr. Tim Mason
Louis Pasteur and the Rabies Virus
(This meeting is part of the British Association for the Advancement of Science National Science and Engineering Week 2014)
26/03/2014
11:00
Visit to the Royal Courts of Justice
Advanced booking required
10/04/2014
20:00
Professor Ian Beckett
Lions led by Donkeys?
Images and Realities of the Western Front, 1914-18
(illustrated)
27/04/2014
11:30
Visit to Syon House and Gardens
Advanced booking required
01/05/2014
20:00
Professor Miri Rubin
William of Norwich and the Medieval Imagination
10/05/2014
08:30
All Day Coach Outing
Selborne and Chawton
Advanced booking required
14/06/2014
10:45
Midsummer London Walk
Aspects of the City
16/06/2014
To be held at, and at the kind invitation of,
Langley Park School for Boys
World War I Commemorative Festival
19/06/2014
20:00
Dr. Ron Cox
At the Going Down of the Sun...: The Human Stories Behind Croydon's War Memorials (slides)
01/07/2014
19:00
Fish and Chip Supper
followed by
Dr. David Noy
Topham Beauclerk:
Friend of Dr. Johnson and Horace Walpole
(illustrated)
18/09/2014
Annual General Meeting
followed by
Professor Chris Wrigley
A. J. P. Taylor: Radical Historian of Europe
22/01/2015
20:00
Professor Nigel Saul
Magna Carta at 800: Why Celebrate?
16/04/2015
20:00
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Gabriele d'Annunzio illustrated