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BLH&MS book sale 23 Nov 2019, 9-11am

The Berkhamsted Local History & Museum Society will be running a stall at the Court House in Berkhamsted where there will be a small history display and a number of local history books for sale, including ‘Berkhamsted in WWI’ and … Continue reading

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BLH&MS talk on 13 Nov

“Invasion 1940 What If?”, by Tony Eaton. From The National Archives: “Historians are divided about whether a German invasion could ever have succeeded. In the end, it never happened but [there was] some indication that the British government seriously considered … Continue reading

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HALH 40th Annual Symposium

Our 40th Annual Symposium will be taking place on Saturday 9 November at Woolmer Green. This year’s theme is ‘Local History, Landscape & Archaeology’ and we are very pleased to welcome some excellent speakers. We will be considering how the … Continue reading

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BLH&MS talk 16 Oct 2019

“Berkhamsted in maps”, by Bill Willett. John Cook noted in 2000: “Bill Willett, maker of the Berkhamsted Citizens Association new footpath map, has pointed out an interesting change in our countryside that has taken place since the last version of … Continue reading

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Battlefields Trust conference

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Talks on Fridays at Luton Hoo Estate

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Bring history alive through storytelling

Enjoy a spell-binding performance which brings local history to life – and an opportunity to learn storytelling skills yourself! The accomplished performers of The Heroine Project (who wowed audiences at last September’s Heritage Open Day in Rectory Lane Cemetery) are … Continue reading

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BLH&MS Summer trip 12 Sep 2019

Cliveden house and gardens near Beaconsfield Amazing setting overlooking the Thames. Historic House, some rooms MAY be open, but lavishly changed by the Astor family and notorious for the Profumo / Christine Keeler affair. (You can see the swimming pool!) … Continue reading

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Coming soon to St Mary’s Northchurch

WILD BOY – the true story of Peter the Wild Boy Wild Boy is the incredible, true, moving story of a feral child, found in the woods of Hanover, Germany in 1726. Unable to speak, or stand up straight, the … Continue reading

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Study Day – A whiff of grapeshot

Gunpowder weapons in the Napoleonic Wars Saturday 7th September 2019 The Battlefields Trust in partnership with the Waterloo Association and the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey, present a one-day seminar from 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., on gunpowder weapons in the … Continue reading

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