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Local History - Community Archive Forum

2020

The Local History Community Archive Forum provides an opportunity for members of local history societies in Hampshire to meet and compare ideas and research methods. In 2020 the event has been jointly organised with Hampshire Archives Trust. We were very disappointed that the Community Archive Forum had to be postponed, especially since we had a full house of delegates. As things stand, we do not know when the Forum is likely to be held, but we will be in touch when the situation becomes clearer. In the meantime, you can follow this link to read the short paper entitled “A New Look at Local History Groups”, which we hope will contribute to our discussions when we are able to meet. In addition, you might like to visit the websites of those organisations which were to present at the Forum:

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Finally, here is a link to a background paper about the proposed “Hampshire History Network”, which was to have been launched at the Forum.

If there is anything related to this event that you would like to raise or query, please do get in touch: Roger Ottewill or Barry Shurlock.

2019, the following groups, with links to their websites, were represented by speakers from:

The event programme is available as a pdf.

There were opportunities for participants to meet and talk and to ask questions. There was a Panel Discussion on how best to publish the work of a society.

This event, held in conjunction with the Hampshire Record Office, has taken place in:

2018 - the following groups, with links - where available - to their websites, were represented by speakers from:

There was a Panel Discussion on Photographic Archives.

The event programme is available as a pdf.

2017

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Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman