Programme for 2024-2025

We have an exciting programme of talks for 2024-2025, covering a range of subject matter from local to national and across the ages.  The titles are provided below, to give an early preview, with full synopses to follow.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30pm, at the Windhill Churches Centre, Windhill, Bishops Stortford,  CM23 2ND.

Non-members are welcome to all meetings, for a £5 entry payable at the door (cash or card)

The nearest car parks can be found at Basbow Lane (CM23 2NA) and Apton Road (CM23 3SN). Both are just a short walk from the Centre.  Please note that the charging regime continues to 8:00pm.  

September 19
Hertfordshire Gardens in the Tudor and Stuart Periods
Dr Anne Rowe
October 17
Warfare in England in the 10th and 11th Centuries including the Battle of Maldon
John Pullen-Appleby
November 21
The Gunpowder Plot
Richard Thomas
December 19
Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders: Shadowy Conspiracies and Murky Plots
Nathan Amin
January 16
The Good School Guide to 19th Century Bishop’s Stortford
Dr Chris Connell
February 20
Royston Caves
Keith Patrick-Matthews
March 20
The Collapse of the Roman Empire
Dr Jonathan Davis
April 17
Tudor Education in Essex
Tony Tuckwell MBA
May 15
AGM and a talk: What More Do We Know?
Dr Mike James


The programme for 2023-24 can be downloaded here.