London Historians' Monthly Pub Meet

A London Historians Event

*We are now conducting these online via Zoom on the dates below and also other ad-hoc sessions. Join instructions via Members’ newsletter.

We have an informal gathering of socialising on the first Wednesday of every month. From 6:30 pm. All are welcome.

Currently and until further notice we are using upstairs at the Hand and Shears, 1 Middle Street, Cloth Fair EC1A 7JA. This historic pub was awarded Grade 1 listed status in February 2020, one of only two London pubs thus listed.

We have about 30 attendees most months and you can come as early or late as you like, we’re always still there at Last Orders. All welcome, not just LH members.

Meetings for all of 2020 are as follows: Wed 8 January; Wed 5 February; Wed 4 March; Wed 1 April; Wed 6 May; Wed 3 June; Wed 1 July; Wed 5 August; Wed 2 September; Wed 7 October; Wed 4 November; Wed 2 December.

The Historic Christmas Tradition

A London Historians Event
London Historians’ Second Online Lecture in this new series.

Tue 8 December 2020.

Historian George Goodwin, author of Christmas Traditions: a Celebration of Festive Lore describes the history of Christmas from the earliest times through to the celebration we recognise today.

LH Members: £2.50 non-Members £4.00. Fees apply.

More information and to book your ticket(s).

Black History Month 2020

Month of October, various venues and online.

black history month

This annual celebration grows in size and success every year. London Historians welcomes members from all races and encourages folks from the BAME community to join us. Our door is wide open.
Here are the events taking place in the Greater London area for this year’s Black History Month.

Free and Affordable Lectures

Several institutions host wonderful history lectures which are either free or cost very little.
The venerable Gresham College holds free lectures at its HQ in Barnards Inn, Holborn and also at Museum of London. Details.
Guildhall Library has free lunchtime lectures and £5 evening ones, which include a glass of wine. Details