Forthcoming Events

Thu, Jan 15th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
Pevsner in Hampstead and Bloomsbury
Thu, Feb 19th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
What happened to the Heath after 1871?
Thu, Mar 19th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
Town Planning in Camden
Thu, Apr 16th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
Camden Goods Station through time
Thu, May 14th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
Spies at the Isokon
Thu, Jun 18th, 2015, @6:30pm - 09:00PM
Archaeology of King's Cross Goods Yard
Thu, Jul 16th, 2015, @7:30pm - 09:00PM
History of St Michael's Church, Highgate

Events Calendar

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Every month there is a talk on some aspect of the history of Camden or of London in general, free to members but open to non-members for a £1 entry fee. These are usually on the third Thursday of every month, but occasionally on another day depending on the availability of venues and speakers. Warning of a change in the usual timing is given in the Newsletter a month or two in advance.
The talks always start at 7:30pm and last 45-50 minutes, with time for question and comment afterwards. Doors open 7pm, at various venues within the Borough. There are 11 such events during the year (none in August), all free to members. For further information click on the title of the talk in the Events Calendar below.
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Between worlds: London and Africa 1500-1833
Thursday, 16 May 2013, 19:30 - 21:00

This talk by Miranda Kaufmann and Kate Donington will explore the presence of Africans in London during the Tudor and Stuart periods. It will also consider the ways in which London slave-owners profited from the exploitation of Africans during the slavery era.

Dr Kaufmann is  an expert on Africans in Elizabethan and early Stuart Britain ( and Kate Donington is a researcher for the Legacies of British Slave-Ownership project at UCL (
Location: Local Studies Centre, 2nd floor Holborn Library, 32-28 Theobalds Road WC1X 8PA
Contact: Martin Sheppard
Non-members welcome, one pound at the door of the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre on the 2nd floor.