Meetings

The Society’s meetings take place at Hatfield Social Club. The club is opposite Hatfield Station car park and comes with off-street parking, good physical access and a meeting room in first-class condition, with wooden tables, decent chairs, inbuilt projector & screen and different types of refreshment.


Hatfield Social Club, 76 Great North Rd, Hatfield AL9 5ER

Entrance to meetings is £2 for members, £3 for non-members.

2024 Meetings

  • Monday, 11 March 2024 (3-5 p.m.):
    “‘The Old Palace, Hatfield House, the Cecils & Notable Visitors’” a talk by Dermot Burke
  • Monday, 10 June 2024 (7-9 p.m.):
    AGM followed by “Fiction Written in Our Landscape: the history-inspired stories
    from What the Wind Saw: Short Stories from the Heart of Hertfordshire – a talk by Zoe Jasko
  • Monday, 9 September 2024 (7-9 p.m.):
    “The Architecture of Hatfield New Town: Success or Failure?” – a talk by Geoffrey
    Hollis
  • Monday, 9 December 2024 (3-5 p.m.):
    Christmas social meeting

2023 Meetings

PLEASE NOTE: at the request of Hatfield Social Club, our afternoon meetings will now run from 3-5 p.m. instead of 2-4 p.m.

  • Monday, 13 March 2023 (3-5 p.m.):
    “The decline of the many inns of St Albans (with some Hatfield inns as well)” – a talk by Jon Mein
  • Monday, 12 June 2023 (7-9 p.m.):
    AGM followed by “Smallford Station & Alban Way Heritage Society” – a talk by Jeff Lewis
  • Monday, 10 July 2023 (3-5 p.m.): Summer social meeting
  • Monday, 11 September 2023 (7-9 p.m.):
    “The greatest survival story ever told” – talk by Geoff Selley on Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic. Original artefacts from the expedition will be on display. See our Events page for further details.
  • Monday, 11 December 2023 (3-5 p.m.): Christmas social meeting

2022 Meetings

  • Monday, 14 March 2022 (2-4 p.m.):
    “Wicked Women of Hertfordshire” – a talk by Elizabeth Eastwood
  • Monday, 13 June 2022 (7-9 p.m.):
    AGM followed by:
    “Cycling Around Hertfordshire with Pevsner” – a talk by Karen Richardson
  • Monday, 11 July 2022 (2-4 p.m.): Summer social meeting
  • Monday, 12 September 2022 (7-9 p.m.):
    “110 years of Aviation Heritage in Hertfordshire” – a talk by Guy Thomas
  • Monday, 12 December 2022 (2-4 p.m.): Christmas social meeting