2024-25


 ODHS Programme 2024-25

 

2024

 

1 October Lucinda Gosling: Holidays & High Society    

 

15 October      Viv Lawes: The Huguenots                     

 

29 October              Roger Packham: Sport & Scandal at Sheffield Park: The Extraordinary Story of Lord Sheffield 1832-1909

 

12 November     Duncan Pring: The Mayan Civilisation of Central America

 

26 November        Dr. Rosie Llewelyn-Jones:  The East India Company & the Construction of British India

 

10 December        Melinda Stone: The History of Herstmonceux Castle & Christmas Party

 

2025

 

7 January           Dr. Gerard Lyons: The Victorian Economy

 

21 January         Peter Jarvis: A History of Spa Towns

 

4 February             Prof. Andrew Hopper: The Human Costs of the British Civil Wars (Zoom only)

 

18 February           Dr. Peter Shipley:  Barons, Knights & Burgesses: The Origins of Parliament

 

4 March     Dr. Catherine Ferguson: A post-Restoration Census? The Hearth Tax 1662-1689

 

18 March            Annual General Meeting (speaker to be confirmed)