Undated postcard from Dlanor Smada's collection
Park Street, Aylesbury, undated postcard from Dlanor Smada’s collection

The Buckinghamshire Historical Association is the local voice for history for everyone in Buckinghamshire interested in the study or teaching of history. Whether you are a student, historian, teacher or an avid reader of history books you are welcome to join the BHA.

Our monthly talks in Aylesbury include speakers on local, national and international history, and cover all eras from prehistory to medieval to 20th century. Our current programme can be found on our talks page.

Please note during the current Covid-19 restrictions all our talks will be online.
Please register your interest by emailing:

We meet every third Wednesday of the month at Friends Meeting House, Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, HP20 2RT. All are welcome to attend our meetings, admission for visitors and non-members is £3. Admission for members is free. More information on how to become a member can be found on our membership page.

As a branch of the Historical Association, an independent charity incorporated by Royal Charter, we have been supporting the study and enjoyment of history since 1906. With over 6000 members the HA is the major national organisation representing the case for historical education to policy makers and ministers. The national Association advises on curriculum issues at all levels and campaigns for access to specialist historical knowledge and collections.

Vision: The Historical Association is the Voice for History. The Association believes that a historical awareness is essential for the twenty-first century citizen. We are the leading national charity supporting the study and enjoyment of history: a vibrant organisation active in all spheres of formal and informal history education encompassing the national and local dimensions.

Mission: The Historical Association brings together people who share an interest in, and love for the past and it furthers the study and teaching and enjoyment of history in all forms.

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