HALH SPRING MEETING & AGM 2021
This year's HALH SPRING MEETING will take place online via Zoom on Saturday 15 May. Postal polling for the AGM will be conducted in advance. Further details here ...
HALH SUMMER VISIT 2021
This year's Summer Visit will take place on Saturday 18 September at Pirton. Further details here ...
HALH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM 2021
This year's Symposium will take place on Saturday 20 November at Tewin. Further details here ...
HALH SPEAKERS OFFER TALKS ONLINE
Many of the speakers on the HALH local history speakers list are offering talks online via Zoom. An updated list highlights details of speakers whose talks can be accessed online.
HALH AWARDS FOR PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN LOCAL HISTORY
Is there a member of your local society you would like to see recognised for their significant contribution to local history? We welcome nominations for the HALH Award more
MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS 2021
A reminder that HALH membership subscriptions became due on 1 January. Thank you to members who have paid.
DORIS JONES BAKER 1926 - 2020
Dr Doris Jones-Baker passed away in 2020 at her home in Whitwell at the age of 94. Dr Baker served on the committees of both HALH and East Herts Archaeological Society. A tribute appears in the Spring 2021 edition of Herts Past & Present. If you have memories of Doris, please contact us and we will pass your email on to her son.
Other news ...
HISTORY & LOCAL HISTORY TALKS ONLINE
Abbots Langley Local History Society is offering free online talks. The next in the series is Monday 26 April by Murray Jacobs - The 'must-see' street in Cambridge. Details & booking via the society's website
Rickmansworth Historical Society is hosting a free online talk on Thursday 13 May 2021 –Croxley Postcards by David Loose
For booking information and details of further online talks, go to the society's website
Hertford Museum online talks
Lockdown Lunchtime - a series of free weekly talks which took place during January and February - can now be found on the museum's YouTube channel
The Church Monuments Society is running a series of free online lectures through April and May. Details on their website
The Churches Conservation Trust is offering free online lectures which can also be watched after the event. See their Facebook page
Gresham College hosts free online lectures on a number of different subjects, history included. See details on their website
BALH Digital Skills Workshop : Uncovering your Medieval Local History - practical advice on how to uncover the medieval history of your local area. With Claire Kennan (BALH)
Saturday 10th April 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm
BALH LOCAL HISTORY LECTURES
HALH members can receive a discount on the cost of lectures currently being offered by the British Association for Local History. Contact
us for the unique HALH members' discount code.
Details of BALH lectures, webinars and events on their website
MA HISTORY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
'The impact of global history on everyday lives’. Study full time/part time. More information on the UH website
HERTFORDSHIRE PUBLICATIONS NEW TITLE
Please note that the UH Press online bookshop is temporarily closed. Titles available from other online bookshops or to order and collect from local bookshops. See the UHP website