Events & Courses
Please note that our premises is now closed due to the coronoavirus (Covid-19). Onsite events will not take place until we reopen.
In the meantime have a look at our online talks which can be found at the bottom of our Categories" list on the right-hand side of this page.
Updates about our premises reopening can be found on our website here
Courses and Talks, Visits and Walks
We offer an extensive programme of events: guided walks, visits to places with historical value, talks and workshops delivered by family history experts, and special events 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 our events.
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.
Prefer to see what’s happening for the whole year? Download our entire Events Programme for 2020 as a pdf document
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 20% discount 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.
Finding us: Our talks and courses take place at our Library in London. Our lecture room is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible. There is a hearing loop in the room. To view a map showing our location, visit our Getting Here page. For other locations, such as walks, visits or other events, you’ll be sent further details upon booking.
Have a question or want to talk to us first? You can phone the Events Department on 020 7553 3290 (Tuesdays-Thursdays) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Items in the category Visits .
£10.00: Visit: Skinners Hall01/06/2020 20200601Z 20200601Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Cheshire Archives & Local Studies11:00 - 13:00 04/06/2020 20200604T1100Z 20200604T1300Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Vestry House Museum & Waltham Forest Archives11:00 - 13:00 19/06/2020 20200619T1100Z 20200619T1300Z Book Now / Further Information
£12.00: Walk & Visit: St Michael Paternoster Royal, London11:00 - 13:00 10/07/2020 20200710T1100Z 20200710T1300Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Dr Johnson’s House11:00 - 12:00 24/07/2020 20200724T1100Z 20200724T1200Z Book Now / Further Information
£15.00: Visit: Highgate Cemetery14:00 - 15:30 07/08/2020 20200807T1400Z 20200807T1530Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Fitzrovia Chapel14/08/2020 20200814Z 20200814Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Tower Hamlets Cemetery11:00 - 13:00 28/08/2020 20200828T1100Z 20200828T1300Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Crystal Palace Museum11:00 - 12:15 04/09/2020 20200904T1100Z 20200904T1215Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Medway Archives11:00 - 13:00 16/09/2020 20200916T1100Z 20200916T1300Z Book Now / Further Information
£10.00: Visit: Ragged School Museum - talk & tour11:00 - 12:00 09/10/2020 20201009T1100Z 20201009T1200Z Book Now / Further Information
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