The Society was founded in 1957 to promote interest in the local history of Huntingdonshire and throughout the year provides a programme of lectures, events, excursions and publications.
Huntingdonshire History Festival 2022
Huntingdonshire Local History Society supports the History Festival 2022. There are a large number of activities planned for the whole month of July, starting with a Guided Walk of Portholme Meadow on the evening of 1st July. For the full calendar of events see the Festival Webpage: (huntshistoryfest.com) or follow on facebook
To book a place on any of the events follow the link to Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/huntingdonshire-history-festival-17191699358
Lectures: The Society organises lectures on a monthly basis throughout the winter months. Lectures are generally linked to Huntingdonshire history with subjects that range from archaeology to aviation.
To places of historical interest are organised during the summer. Local places of interest are covered by evening or half day trips, those further afield by full –day coach trips. A full weekend excursion is organised in May.
Each year a Christmas Social is held, usually in the splendid setting of the Assembly Room of Huntingdon Town Hall.
Our journal, Records of Huntingdonshire, contains short articles of high quality on all aspects of Huntingdonshire History.