Spring publications sale!

Spring publications sale!

For Spring we have a special offer on two of BALH’s popular publications. Remembrance and Community, looks at war memorials, £2.50. Living the Poor Life, a practical guide to the Poor Law Union £2.00

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Internet Sites for Local Historians Edition 4

Internet Sites for Local Historians Edition 4

The new edition of this popular guide to local history resources on the Internet is now in stock

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Internet Sites for Local Historians Edition 4

Internet Sites for Local Historians Edition 4

Available to order online, £8 for members (£10 for non-members)

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Promoting local history

Promoting local history

Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.

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Promoting local history

Promoting local history

Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.

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Events

Events include our annual Local History Day, regional conferences, and activities around the country planned jointly with other organisations. Visits are arranged to places of interest to local historians, often not easily accessible to individuals.

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Resources

BALH aims to encourage interest and enthusiasm for local history amongst learners of all ages, and to share best practice, knowledge and skills. Our publications meet the needs of local historians for background information, and for practical advice and guidance about sources and methods.

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Members receive The Local Historian, Local History News and the E-Newsletter four times a year, and have privileged access to conferences, specialist visits, and to the Discussion Forum and additional resources in the  'Members Only' area of this website.

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The Local Historian

The Local Historian contains articles on a very wide range of local history topics, including national overviews and local case-studies, as well as reviews and listings of new publications.

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Current Issue:

The Local Historian - Volume 48 Number 2 - April 2018

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Local History News

Local History News is our quarterly magazine containing topical articles, shorter notes and reports for everyone interested in local history.
 

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Current Issue:

Local History News Number 127 Spring 2018

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Latest News

Publishing for Historians: a workshop for advanced postgraduates and early career researchers

Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Conference Suite,  Wednesday 18 July 2018, 9.30-16.00 This workshop is free for eligible…

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David Hey Memorial Conference

The life and work of Professor David Hey, President of BALH from 2008 until his death in 2016, was celebrated in a wide-ranging and well attended…

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