Events & Courses

We are busy readying the Society to open again, but we do need to take some time prepare. Updates about our premises reopening can be found on our website here

In the meantime have a look at our online talks.


Courses and Talks, Visits and Walks

We are currently offering an extensive online programme of virtual events on Zoom: talks and workshops delivered by family history experts, aimed at updating and enhancing your skills and knowledge. All our events are open to anyone interested in family history, you do not need to be a member of our society to attend. Find out more about joining our online talks here

Are you interested in a specific topic? Browse the topics in the Categories list on the right. Or search by keyword in the Search box. 

Want to know about events in a specific month? Use the Calendar to explore what’s happening each month.

To book an event: Select the Book Now button next to the event description and move through the purchase process. For us to hold a place for you, all events must be booked and paid for in advance. If you are attending a free event, we still need you to book your place.

SoG Members, remember to log in first! As a Member, you receive discounts on listed prices but you need to log in to the website before you make your booking. It’s easy to become a Member. To find out how, just visit our Membership page. However, non-members are welcome to attend events at the full price. 

Have a question or want to talk to us first? You can phone the Events Department on 020 7553 3290 during open hours or email us at

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Events and courses on 21/02/2020.

There are no events listed. Please use the dates and and categories on the right to search for listings.