Talks 2021

Talks are held on the fourth Thursday of each month (except June, July and August) starting at 8pm in Church House, Churchyard, Hitchin. A guest speaker talks, usually with illustrations, on an aspect of local history. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and you will be made warmly welcome. Members free, visitors £2.

For the present, light refreshments following the talk will not be served.

Details of meetings in 2022 will be published in the Society’s Newsletter, and on this website.  The following meetings took place as planned in 2021.

Date  Time Details
23 September  8pm Samuel Lucas: Hitchin Artist – an illustrated talk by Alan Fleck
28 October  8pm The Hermitage, Hitchin and its Gardens – an illustrated talk by Bridget Howlett
25 November  8pm Place names, language change and the history of the Hitchin area
an illustrated talk by Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews

Special Meetings 2021

Starting times and venues vary.  A charge applies to these events.

Date Time Details
    The Scilla Douglas Lecture
This event could not take place in 2021 due to Covid restrictions.
    The Miss Lewis Lecture
This event could not take place in 2021 due to Covid restrictions.
                                Christmas Event
We have decided, after careful consideration, that there will not be a December social

meeting this year.

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