HGS attends a selection of Family History Events each year, mainly in the South of England. These provide an opportunity to pick-up some family history gems from our range of HGS Publications, together with other books, maps and guides we carry to these events.
At such events the Bookstall staff are assisted by some of our Volunteers who will be delighted to help you with your family history research and discuss ideas and offer insights that may help you progress your research. We can usually also provide some look-ups on our records.
We are also able to handle any queries you may have about the benefits of Society Membership.
The current calendar of events we plan to attend in the coming months is listed below.
Please direct any queries / enquiries regarding the Bookstall’s attendance at these events, or specific Bookstall item enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recognizing that the bookstall cannot be at every Family History event we have decided to make available some bookstall items through our main website. Thus you are now able to buy these items through the website at any time, rather than only at Bookstall attended events. Initially this will cover two ranges of products:
- The Alan Godfrey Historical Maps series, covering parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
- The Eve McLaughlin Guide series
We are aiming to expand our range of Bookstall items available through the website as we progress.
- March 24, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the Dorset FHS Open Day
Dorset Family History Society will once again be hosting a ‘Family History Day’, this time to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Society. This popular event will take place from 10am to 4pm. Admission is FREE and car parking in the school grounds is FREE. For more details see https://www.dorsetfhs.org.uk/events-activities/family-history-day/
- May 5, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the 'The Name Event'
A Family History Show returns to London. For details see http://thenameevent.com/
- May 12, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the Wiltshire Family History Show
Wiltshire Family History Society’s Family History Day takes place at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, at the former Swindon Railway Works. For details see http://www.steam-museum.org.uk/events/Pages/Wiltshire-Family-History-Day.aspx#
- June 16, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the HGS Conference Day 2018
- June 23, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall will be at the Basingstoke Local & Family History Day
A day of FREE events to help you with your own local and family history research.
Supported by HGS Basingstoke Group Members.
Click on the link for more details.
- June 30, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the SWAG (South Western Area Group of FH Societies) Fair
SWAG is the largest family history show in the South West of England with many family history societies and companies attending each year. Talks are hosted throughout the day. See website for further details: http://swag-fair.co.uk/
- September 10, 2018, 7:30 pm: HGS Bookstall will be at the Romsey Group meeting
- September 22, 2018, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at the 'The London Family History Show'
For details see https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/london/
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