Fairs & Other Events


Here's what's planned so far for 2015, including the Society AGM. At these events you can browse our bookstall, purchase books & Society publications, and chat to representatives of the Society.

2015 Time Event Location & Other Details
Sunday 25 January 10am - 5pm Bracknell Family History Fair Bracknell Sports Centre, Bagshot Road, RG12 9SE.
Sunday 1 March 10.30am - 4pm Local & Family History Fair Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley [sponsored by Bexley Civic Society]
Saturday 28 March 10am - 1pm Welling Library WW1 Drop-in Session Bellegrove Road, Welling, DA16 3PS.
Saturday 25 April 9.30am - 5pm Society AGM Sevenoaks Community Centre, Otford Road, Sevenoaks, TN14 5DN. Read more...
Saturday 23 May 10am - 1pm West Wickham WW1 Drop-in Session Glebe Way, West Wickham, BR4 0SH.
Saturday 27 June 10am - 1pm Penge Library WW1 Drop-In Session 48 Green Lane, Penge, London SE20 7JX
Saturday 11 July 10am - 1pm Crayford Library WW1 Drop-in Session 176 Town Hall Square, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4FN
Saturday 29 August 10am - 1pm Sidcup Library WW1 Drop-in Session Hadlow Road, Sidcup DA14 4AQ
Saturday 26 September 10am - 1pm Southborough Library WWI Drop-in Session Southborough Lane, Bromley, BR2 8AP
Saturday 10 October 10am - 1pm Bromley Central Library 1WW Drop-in Session High Street, Bromley, BR1 1EX
Saturday 24 October 10am - 1pm Bexley Local Studies - WWI Drop-in session Townley Road Library, Bexleyheath, DA6 7HJ
Saturday 14 November 10am - 1pm Erith Library WW1 Drop-in Session 100 Erith High Street, Erith, DA8 1SL


Here is what we did in 2014:

2014 Time Event Location & Other Details
Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 February 9.30am - 6.30pm variously Society of Genealogists fair at 'Who Do You Think You Are Live' The National History Show, National Hall, Olympia Exhibition Centre, London W14 8UX. For the offical website, see www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com
Saturday 22 March Sevenoaks Library F/H Drop in Session Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks, TN13 1LQ. Historical Fair Day to commemorate 1WW.
Saturday 29 March 11am - 4pm Wilmington Heritage Centre Opening Wilmington Memorial Hall, High Road, Wilmington Green, DA2 7DW. Historical Fair Day to commemorate 1WW.
Sunday 6 April 10.30am - 4.00pm Crossness Local History Fair (in association with Bexley Civic Society) Crossness Engines Trust, The Old Works, Crossness Sewage Treatment Works, Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood, London SE2 9AQ. See www.crossness.org.uk and click the Visit button for further information.
Saturday 26 April 9.30am - 5.00pm Society AGM Dartford Technology College, Heath Lane, Dartford DA1 2LY. Read more...
Thursday 19 June 11.00am - 1.00pm Petts Wood Library F/H Drop in Session - talk plus mini WW1 Workshop Franks Wood Avenue, Petts Wood, Oprington, BR5 1BP.
Saturday 28 June 10am - 1pm & 2-4pm Mottingham Library - World War I workshop 31 Mottingham Road, Mottingham, SE9 4QZ
Saturday 5 July 11-5pm Cray Community Festival St Mary Cray Recreation Ground, Park Road, BR5 4AS
Friday 25 July 10am - 1pm New Ash Green Library - F/H Drop-in Session Central Shopping Area, New Ash Green, DA3 8QT
Saturday 30 August 10am - 1pm & 2-4pm Bexley Local Studies - World War I Drop-in session Townley Road Library, Bexleyheath, DA6 7HJ
Saturday 13 September 10am - 1pm & 2-4pm Beckenham Library - World War I workshop Beckenham Road, Beckenham, BR3 4PE
Sunday 28 September 10am - 4pm Crayford Town Archive Crayford Community Hall, Crayford Town Hall.
Saturday 25 October 10am - 1pm & 2-4pm Orpington Library - World War I workshop The Walnuts, Orpington, Kent BR6 0TW
Saturday 1 November 10am - 4.30pm West Surrey FHS Woking Leisure Centre
Saturday 22 November 10am - 1pm & 2-4pm Chislehurst Library - World War I workshop Chislehurst Library, Red Hill, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 6DA
Friday - Sunday 28-30 November 10am - 5pm Simply Christmas, Hobbycrafts & Art Materials Live! Part of the FFHS stand at ExCel, London E16 1DR, click for more information.


Information provided by Barbara Phillips (Dartford Branch Programme Secretary and Bookstall & Events Co-ordinator). For further information about Family History Fairs/Events in general, see www.geneva.weald.org.uk.