From Roman City to New Towns: Hertfordshire’s development
This year’s Hertfordshire Association for Local History Symposium is on Sat 10 Nov at Lemsford Village Hall AL8 7TT.
The day is the highlight of the local history calendar in Hertfordshire, and is a great opportunity to hear local history experts, talk to fellow enthusiasts, and buy the latest publications. Coffee and tea are provided.
‘Verulamium: Hertfordshire’s first Garden City?’
‘Saxon Burghs and medieval market towns’
‘No taxation without representation: the Chartist Land Colony’
‘Hertford in the eighteenth century’
‘St Albans in the eighteenth century’
‘Hitchin in the nineteenth century’
‘Lemsford in the nineteenth century’
‘Writers and thinkers on the Garden City Idea: Ebenezer Howard and George Bernard Shaw’
‘Letchworth – England’s only new industrial town?’
‘Stevenage: The first post-war New Town’
For full programme and booking details – check here