We hold regular lectures in Ampthill during the winter and spring, usually on the first Tuesday of the month in the Chapter House behind St Andrew’s Parish Church (entry through the church).

Meetings normally begin at 7:30pm and refreshments are available.

We also organise visits to museums, churches and country houses and walks in the locality.

Our current 2023-24 meeting programme includes:

  • 3rd Oct 2023.      Eric Houfe Memorial lecture. Eccentric gardeners…..
  • 7th Nov 2023.    A talk on Edward Bawden
  • 5th Dec 2023.      Patience, Jigsaws and Other Games Archivists Play.
  • 5th Mar 2024.      Researching Military Family History
  • 9th Apr 2024.      History of Wrest Park
  • 7th May 2024.   AGM and Eric Houfe Memorial lecture Prof Keynes on Offa in Bedford

Talks are open to both members and non-members. A charge of £2 for members and £4 for non-members is made to defray costs.

Full details of the meetings and examples of recent talks can be can be found here