ODHS Programme 2024-25




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




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)