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
14/09/2017
19:30
AGM
followed by
Dr.Jennifer Ward
The Role of the Grandmother in Late Medieval Families
12/10/2017
20:00
Dr. Tom Asbridge
Saladin, Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade
20/10/2017
11:00
Visit to Westminster School
Pre-booking essential
20/10/2017
14:00
Visit to Westminster School
If numbers sufficient
Pre-booking essential
16/11/2017
20:00
Professor Lawrence Goldman
How do you Rebuild a Divided Country?
Reconstruction after the American Civil War, 1865-77

01/12/2017
11:00
Visit to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Pre-booking essential
14/12/2017
20:00
Dr. Alex Middleton
Victorian Visual Culture and the Politics of Empire
The evening will conclude with light Christmas refreshments.
11/01/2018
19:00
Fish and Chip Supper: pre-booking required
followed by
Mr. Christopher Bishop
The (Almost) Forgotten Battle: Alfred's Triumph at Edington
08/02/2018
20:00
Professor Colin Jones
Rethinking Robespierre and the French Revolutionary Terror
12/02/2018
11:00
Visit to the Watermen's and Lightermen's Hall
Pre-booking essential
15/03/2018
20:00
John and Eunice Drewry
The Nursing Memorial Appeal Audio-Visual Presentation
Time to Thank Them
This meeting is part of British Science Week 2018
17/03/2018
11:00
Visit to Brompton Cemetery
Pre-booking essential
19/04/2018
20:00
Professor Christopher Wrigley
Gladstone and the Working Class
26/04/2018
19:30
Annual Dinner
Zi Terezsa Restaurant, Croydon Road BR3 3RB
Pre-booking essential
12/05/2018
08:30
All Day Coach Outing to Arundel
Pre-booking essential
24/05/2018
20:00
Professor Yangwen Zheng
The History of Late Imperial and Modern China
21/06/2018
20:00
Professor Stephen Church
King John
23/06/2018
11:00
Midsummer London Walk
New River
Led by Kate Boyle
Meet at the Angel Wetherspoon Pub, Islington High Stret
11/10/2018
20:00
Lecture by the Historical Association President
Professor Anthony Badger
Presidential First Hundred Days from FDR to Trump
15/11/2018
18:45
Fish and Chip Supper: pre-booking required
followed by
Britain on Film 1901-1978: Coast and Sea