HALH Symposium: 'Hertfordshire's Development: From Roman City to New Towns'

10.00am - 4.30pm, Saturday 10 November 2018 at Lemsford Village Hall

By John Cox

This year's symposium, the Hertfordshire Association for Local History's 39th, covers various themes about the county's development.

The programme includes talks on:

  • Verulamium: Hertfordshire’s first Garden City? (Kris Lockyear)
  • Saxon burghs and medieval market towns (David Short)
  • No Taxation without Representation’: The Chartist Land Colony (Kate Harwood)
  • Three towns and a village:

18th-century Hertford (Philip Sheail)
18th-century St Albans (Kate Morris)
19th-century Hitchin (Audrey Stewart)
19th-century Lemsford (Andy Chapman)

  • Writers and thinkers on the Garden City idea: Ebenezer Howard and George Bernard Shaw (Sue Morgan)
  • Letchworth: England’s only new industrial town? (Philippa Parker & Janet Capstick)
  • Stevenage: The first post-war New Town (Jo Ward)

Tickets £12 for HALH members; £15 for non-members.

For full details including booking instructions please see the following form.

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