Programme

Winter talks

Berkhamsted Local History & Museum Society meetings take place at 8:00pm in the Wellcome Great Hall, Town Hall, Berkhamsted from Sep to Mar. Visitors are always welcome @ £3 at the door.

Winter on the canal in Berkhamsted

Winter on the canal in Berkhamsted

13 Sep 2017
John T. Smith, ‘The Search for Cheddington’s History’
Chairman of Cheddington History Society and a Birbeck geographer, John is author of two books on Cheddington.

18 Oct 2017
John Waller, “Royal Residents of Berkhamsted Palace”
Local military historian and National Trust guide shows us our Royal Kings, Queens and Princes who have lived in Berkhamsted.

22 Nov 2017
Julian Humphreys, “The siege of 1216”
Eminent historian unfolds the dramatic events of 800 years ago at Berkhamsted Castle.

13 Dec 2017
Local film night
: Sit back, dim the lights, and disappear into a world of yesteryear… including “Old Hertfordshire 1940s-50s”.

10 Jan 2018
Tim Prouse, “Stories from the Graves”
Baptist graveyard, Bell lane, Northchurch – local historian digs deep.

21 Feb 2018
James Moir, “The Rectory Lane Cemetery Project”
Convenor of the project presents an update of this Heritage lottery funded community venture.

28 Mar 2018
Kevin Varty, “Sweet Memories- but don’t get me started on Wagon Wheels!”
The nostalgic world of the history of confectionery
This talk is preceded by the Society AGM.

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