Celebrate Harpenden Local History Day!

When: Saturday, 20 April | 11 AM – 3 PM
Where: Eric Morecambe Centre, Rothamsted Park, Harpenden

Join us for a captivating journey through time at the Harpenden Local History Day as we celebrate 50 incredible years of the Harpenden History Society.

Event Highlights:

  • Unveiling of the New Harpenden Museum: Be there for the grand opening by Annie Brewster, High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in Nomination.
  • Exclusive Exhibits: Discover the treasures of Harpenden’s past with fascinating exhibits and artefacts.
  • Engaging Presentations: Learn from local experts like Dr. Alexander Thomas and Amanda J. Thomas about our town’s rich history from prehistory to the medieval era.
  • Children’s Art Display: See how our youngest residents view Harpenden in the ‘My Harpenden’ art competition.
  • Historical Insights: Did you know Harpenden had a racecourse on the Common until 1914? Explore this and more!

Also Featuring:

  • The Arts Societies, Rothamsted Research, St Albans Architectural & Archaeological Society, and more.

Special Attraction:

  • Watch the stunning new drone footage of the historical Harpenden racecourse!

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore our town’s vibrant past. For more information, visit www.harpenden-history.org.uk.

Be part of Harpenden’s history – Explore, Learn, and Celebrate with us!