The July edition of the Society’s newsletter, with lots of exciting information, including details of HHS-sponsored events in the Hitchin Festival, has been placed on the website.  A bonus for... Read more »

Hitchin Festival 2022

Hitchin Historical Society is sponsoring a number of Hitchin Festival events (two jointly with other local organisations) and these are listed below: Sunday 10 July, 9.30 am Hitchin’s Railway History:... Read more »

2022 Annual General Meeting

The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Society was held at 8pm on Thursday 24 March at Church House. Draft minutes will be circulated with the 2023 AGM papers, but... Read more »

PILLBOXES in need of friends

REDOUBT: “an isolated work forming a complete enclosure of any form, used to defend a prominent point.” In 1939-1941 Britain was under threat of invasion by German armed forces.  How... Read more »

ANTI-SLAVERY and Hitchin

Following its recent Black History Month exhibition, North Herts Museum’s Ros Allwood has produced an illustrated article on the history of Hitchin’s and North Hertfordshire’s campaigning against slavery.  As early... Read more »

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