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
22/09/2016
19:30
Annual General meeting
followed by
Professor David Stevenson
Germany Since 1945: from Division to Reunification
14/10/2016
11:00
Visit to the Reform Club, London
Pre-booking essential
20/10/2016
20:00
Mr. Edward Towne
Van Dyck and the Court of Charles I
10/11/2016
20:00
Mr. Don Doncaster
The Unknown Warrior
25/11/2016
11:00
Visit to Armourers' Hall, London
Pre-booking essential
15/12/2016
20:00
Dr. Richard Rex
The Dissolution of the Monasteries
The meeting will conclude with light Christmas refreshments
19/01/2017
19:00
Fish and Chips Supper
followed by
Dr. Tom Wareham
The Creation of the London Docks in the 19th Century
03/02/2017
11:00 (tbc)
Visit to Lindley Library, London
Pre-booking essential
23/02/2017
20:00
Professor Kenneth Fincham
James I: The Wisest Fool in Christendom?
16/03/2017
20:00
Dr. Tim Mason
The Polio Story
(This meeting is part of British Science Week 2017)
18/03/2017
11:00
Visit to Two Temple Place, London
Pre-booking essential
06/04/2017
20:00
Dr. Philip Woods
Reporting the Retreat:
War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

27/04/2017
19:30
Annual Dinner
at Zi Teresa Restaurant, Beckenham
Pre-booking essential
11/05/2017
20:00
Dr. Tom Crook
The Birth of the Ballot Paper in Britain, France and the USA, 1750 - 1900
20/05/2017
08:00
All Day Coach Outing
Gainsborough's House in Sudbury and Guildhall of Corpus Christi and Little Hall in Lavenham
Pre-booking essential
15/06/2017
20:00
Mr. Michael Jennings
Kent and the Peasants' Revolt
17/06/2017
11:00
Midsummer London Walk
Bards, Brothels and the Bankside
Led by Kate Boyle
12/10/2017
20:00
Dr. Tom Asbridge
Saladin: Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade