Programme of Meetings

Upcoming Lectures

Tuesday 5 October, 7:00pm
Inventing the Russian Revolution:Conceptualising Revolution in the Print Culture of 1917
Dr. Matthew Rendle (University of Exeter)

Tuesday 19 October, 7:00pm
The Nature of Imperial Trade: Ecology and Exchange in Europe's Empires
Professor Corey Ross (University of Birmingham)

Tuesday 2 November, 7:00pm
Philip Nicholas Trust Maritime History Lecture The Voyages of Captain Cook and the exploration of the Pacific Ocean
Dr. John McAleer (University of Southampton)

Tuesday 16 November, 7:00pm
The Role of Plymouth & Dartmoor in the War of 1812
Barbie Thompson (History Researcher, Plymouth U3A)

The Branch AGM will take place after the Lecture on 16th November 2021

The full programme of Lectures for January to May 2022 will be added soon.

This is a joint programme in collaboration with the History Department at Plymouth University.

Booking for lectures:

The easiest approach is to book tickets online:
Otherwise, phone the Arts Institute Plymouth University T: 01752 585050
Or email -

When you book, you will receive login instructions for the talk.

All talks start at 7.00 p.m.


Local Historical Association membership:

To become a member of the Plymouth branch; membership is free up to September 2021. For access  to the 2021/2022 programme, subscriptions will be due from 1st October. To enable a prompt start for the first lecture, please send an application form to John Stead with a cheque for the appropriate amount during September 2021. Ordinary membership £8, Family Membership £12 and Student Membership £4.

Membership Secretary: John Stead, 2 Jessops, Plympton. Plymouth, PL7 4HW

HA Contact Alan H. Cousins, 3 Fore St. St. Germans, Cornwall  PL12 5NR Tel. 01503 230106