Lectures from previous years may be found on the Past Lectures page in the Archive section.

Programme of Lectures 2022

Lectures usually start at 7.45 for 8.00pm.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic these are currently being held online via ZOOM.  These online lectures are open to members of HADAS only.

It is hoped in the future that we can resume our normal format with lectures being held in the in the Drawing Room, Avenue House (also known as Stephen’s House) , 17 East End Road, Finchley N3 3QE. Buses 13, 143, 326 & 460 pass close by, and it is five to ten minutes walk from Finchley Central Station (Northern Line).  Tea/coffee and biscuits follow the talk.

Lectures held at Avenue House will be free for Members of the Society and the fee for visitors is £2.

Tuesday 11th January 2022 

Alan Turton: “The Mary Rose”. 

(via ZOOM)

Tuesday 8th February 2022 at 2:30pm – NOTE EARLY START TIME

The Dorothy Newbury Memorial Lecture –

Jacqui Pearce (MOLA): “The Consul’s china: Regency period finds from America Square, London.”

(via ZOOM)

Tuesday 8th March 2022

Dr Martin Dearne (EAS): “Monarchs, Courtiers, Technocrats and Kitchen Boys; Bringing Elsyng Palace to Life.

(via ZOOM)

Tuesday 12th April 2022

Prof. Martin Bates (University of Wales Trinity Saint David): “London in the Ice Age: changing environments and human activity.”

(via ZOOM)

Tuesday 10th May 2022

James Wright: “The Folklore and Archaeology of Historic Buildings.”

(via ZOOM)

Tuesday 4th June

Annual General Meeting

(at Avenue House)

Tuesday 11th October 2022

Dr Martin Bridge (UCL): “Tree-ring dating, and what it tells us about the old Barnet shop”.

(at Avenue House or via ZOOM – format TBC)

Tuesday 8th November 2022

Nick Card: “Building the Ness of Brodgar

(at Avenue House or via ZOOM – format TBC)