Author Archives: Linda Rollitt

Latest news and events at HALS

Watford Central Library at 90 On Wednesday 12 December, Watford Central Library will be celebrating its 90th birthday.  To celebrate, there will be a chance to explore some of the hidden treasures from the archives and local studies collections, including maps, … Continue reading

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Historic Gardens around Berkhamsted

BLH&MS talk at 8:00pm on 12 Dec 2018 in the Wellcome Great Hall, Town Hall, Berkhamsted. Visitors are always welcome @ £3 at the door…. Kate Harwood is the Planning and Conservation Officer for Hertfordshire Gardens Trust and a former … Continue reading

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Bosworth 1485 A Battlefield Rediscovered

A Special Afternoon at Richard III Visitor Center, Leicester on Fri 14 Dec 2018 includes a FREE copy of the book (worth £ 45) Talk by Professor Anne Curry Free glass of wine / tea & coffee FREE entry to Richard … Continue reading

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Battlefields Trust Study Day

‘And down goes all before them’  Gunpowder weapons from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries Saturday 24 November 2018 The Battlefields Trust in partnership with the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey present a one-day seminar from 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., … Continue reading

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What’s On at HALS?

Hertfordshire Red Books at the Garden History Museum A major exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Repton has opened at the Garden History Museum in Lambeth. Twenty-four original Red Books,  including those for Panshanger House and Tewin Water House … Continue reading

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De Havilland Museum Visit

The Trust is proposing a return visit to the de Havilland’s Aircraft Museum at London Colney, Hertfordshire, on Sunday 10 March 2019, following our successful visit in 2017. The visit will only take place if we have sufficient numbers, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Armistice Day…

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Bosworth Battlefield

A FULL TOUR OF BOSWORTH BATTLEFIELD with latest interpretation based on recent archaeological finds and view of the battlefield from viewpoint of all 3 protagonists especially that of Henry Tudor which will not be possible if the western part of … Continue reading

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WWI Peace Exhibition

Berkhamsted Civic Centre on Fri 9 Nov 12:00 to 16:00 and Sat 10 Nov 10:00 to 16:00…   

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HALH Symposium

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 … Continue reading

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