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 and visits are arranged to places of interest to local historians, often not easily accessible to individuals.

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Publications

BALH publications meet the needs of local historians for background knowledge and for practical advice and guidance about sources and methods.

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Members receive both The Local Historian and Local History News four times a year, and have privileged access to conferences, specialist visits and to our wide range of practical handbooks.

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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 44, Number 4 - October 2014

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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 113 Autumn 2014

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Latest News

New American Connections for BALH

BALH is delighted to announce a new link with the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). The aim is to share interests and…

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New edition of Internet Sites directory!

The extended and revised edition of our very popular publication Internet Sites for Local Historians: a directory is now available. Further…

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