2018 events.  Extra events may be added; later events subject to possible change



21st February, Wednesday


Historical architectural gems of Hertfordshire

Speaker: Lee Prosser, Historic Royal Palaces



21st March, Wednesday


Walking the Lea Valley path

Speaker: Elizabeth Hamilton, CPRE Herts



25th April, Wednesday


AGM followed by a talk:

The future of local papers/media

Speaker: Paul Winspear, Bishop’s Stortford Independent

Followed by discussion with expert panel



6th June, Wednesday


Coach outing to Sudbury, including introduction by Sudbury Society and tour of historic ‘make by hand’ brickyard. Opportunity to visit Gainsborough’s House museum/gallery. Coach leaves from outside Hertford East station 8.45am, return by 6.30pm. Book places with Malcolm Ramsay or, after Easter, Peter and Susan Brown (contact details, see below). Cost £25.



1st July, Sunday, from 12.30pm


Summer party at Roxford, Hertingfordbury, by kind invitation of Linda and David Haysey. Tickets from Malcolm Ramsay or (from May) Peter & Susan Brown (see below).



1st August, Wednesday


Blue plaques walking tour of Hertford. Departing Salisbury Square (by fountain) at 7pm. Pre-booking needed with Malcolm Ramsay, preferably by email (see below). Free to members; others, £4. Guides: Jean Riddell and Geoffrey Rice.



14 November, Wednesday


Recording Hertford’s oral history

Speaker: Peter Ruffles, Oral History Group



LOCATION  Lectures will take place in the hall of the Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Joseph, St John’s Street, Hertford, SG14 1RX. It is off Railway Street, near Hertford East station.  Non-members are welcome at £2.50.  To avoid possible overcrowding, non-members are requested to advise us of an intention to attend a lecture.


TIMES  Refreshments: 7.45pm. Lectures: 8.00pm. Other events are as stated above.  




Malcolm Ramsay: malcolm.ramsay789@btinternet.com; tel 01992 500002 (no ansafone); Dunkirks Farmhouse Southside, Queens Rd, Hertford SG13 8BJ.


Peter & Susan Brown: studio@peterandsusanbrown.co.uk; tel 01992 589880; 40 St Andrew St, Hertford SG13 8BJ.  For coach outing and garden party tickets only, as described above