Evening meetings programme 2024

Meetings take place at 8pm in Function Room 1 at the Eric Morecambe Centre, Rothamsted Park, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2FR adjacent to the public car park in Amenbury Lane - charges apply until 10pm.

23rd January   The Pimlico Chronicles - more stories of everyday Harpenden folk.                            Alan Punter – local Harpenden resident

 27th February   The Salvation Army                        Captain Kenneth Guest – Harpenden Salvation Army

 26th March   The Hertfordshire Library Service    Richard Marpole – Manager, Harpenden Library 

 20th April Saturday all day event – Local History Community Event at the Eric Morecambe Centre, incorporating celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Society and the official opening of the new Museum. Save the date and watch out for more details nearer the day.    https://www.harpenden-history.org.uk/whats-on/local-history-community-event-20-april-2024-2                                              Annie Brewster, High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in Nomination, and other speakers.

There will not be an evening talk in April

 28th May   The History and Work of the Harpenden Trust.                                                                        Richard Nichols – Chair, Harpenden Trust

 25th June   The Shaws in Hertfordshire – the lives and friends of GBS and     Charlotte in the County. Philippa Parker – Letchworth Local History Group

24th September   The Restoration of Wheathampstead Railway Station                                Patrick McNeill – Wheathampstead History Society  

22nd October   The History of Elliswick Tennis Club David Kendall – Secretary, Elliswick Tennis Club

26th November Members’ short presentations and social.

AGM to be arranged at the beginning of one of the evening talks – to be notified