2018-2019 Programme

Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 8 pm in the Friends’ Meeting House, Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, HP20 2RT (except where stated otherwise). For location and travel information please click here. Admission to meetings is free to full and associate members of the Historical Association. Visitors and Students welcome: Admission £3

17 October 2018

Winston Churchill’s Toyshop

(Preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 7.30)

Gordon Rogers, independent researcher and speaker


21 November 2018

Portraits of Mussolini: Italian Art and Propaganda under Fascism

Prof Giuliana Pieri, Royal Holloway, University of London.


19 December 2018

Beyond ‘The Immortal Hour’: the life and music of Rutland Boughton

(Preceded by the Christmas social at 7.15) Ian Rutland Boughton, baritone and Rutland Boughton Music Trust.


16 January 2019

Our Lady’s Dowry: English Devotion to the Virgin Mary

Dr Sarah Jane Boss, Centre for Marian Studies, University of Roehampton.



20 February 2019

‘Pastor Pastorum’: the papacy of St Gregory the Great

Rev Douglas Dales, Parish Priest, Diocese of Oxford .


20 March 2019

The Lawrence Brothers and the Indian Mutiny

Tom Shannon, Oxford Metrics plc and Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum.


17 April 2019

Anglo-American marital relations from the 19th century to the GI war brides

Prof Kathleen Burk, University College London


15 May 2019

The making of Roman mosaics: Britain and beyond

Dr Will Wootton, Senior Lecturer in Roman Art, King’s College London.


22 June 2019

 Buckinghamshire Historical Association
Summer Outing

West Wycombe village 2-5pm.


SUMMER Afternoon Event: West Wycombe village 2-5pm.


Terry Bloxham, Hon Secretary, Bucks Historical Association

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