The society is not confined to meetings in Church House, but arranges visits to local buildings and institutions, many of which are not normally open to the general public. The society also organises trips, at reasonable charges to cover costs, to places of historical interest further afield.

Our outings have finished for this year. Next year’s enticing programme of visits will be posted here in January 2019

 March 2018

Date Time Details
Wednesday 7 7.30pm Barclays: our banking history – a visit to the Hitchin archives (15)


Date Time Details
Monday 9 2pm Luton Museum – a guided visit  (15)
Monday 23 11am The Apothecaries’ Hall, Black Friars Lane, London*  (15)
Sunday 29 2pm Walsworth  House – a guided visit with Tom McCall  (15)


Date Time Details
Monday 4 7.45pm St Mary’s Church Hitchin – a guided visit with Andrew Rogers (15)
Sunday 10 3pm Maydencroft Manor, Gosmore – visit by kind permission of Robert and Frances Williams  (15)
Saturday 23 2pm Hitchin Lavender and the Perks and Llewellyn Collection* (20)
Sunday 24 2pm Hitchin and the Great War – a guided walk with David Howlett (15)


Date Time Details
Saturday 4 2pm Cambridge University Botanic Garden* – a guided visit (20)


Date Time Details
Sunday 2 2pm Historic Potton – a guided walk (15)
Sunday 9 2pm Hitchin’s Industrial History – a guided walk with Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews (20)
Sunday 30  2pm  Walsworth Road Baptist Church – a guided visit (20)


Members should complete the booking form received with their membership card and send it to the Programme Secretary before the visit. Places are normally allocated about a month prior to each visit. A charge applies to visits marked with an asterisk (*). Places available as indicated (e.g. 15).

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