Friends’ Events in 2024

Tuesday 18 June 2024: in person AGM at The National Archives at Kew 

The fourth AGM of the FTNA CIO will take place on Tuesday 18 June 2024. It will be an in-person event at The National Archives with access via Zoom for those unable to attend in person.

The formal AGM will be followed by a talk given by Dr Clare Jackson, FTNA President and Honorary Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Cambridge and Walter Grant Scott Fellow in History at Trinity Hall.

“James VI & I (1566-1625): Quatercentenary Reflections”

The TNA bookshop will be staying open late to host a book signing by Clare of Devil-Land: England under siege 1588-1688 which won the Wolfson History Prize in 2022.

Members are reminded that their 20% FTNA member discount applies to all items purchased from the TNA bookshop (with the exception of sales of commemorative coins/stamps and in conjunction with any other promotions).


Friday 12 July 2024: MI9: Escape and Evasion in the Second World War 

Historian Helen Fry, former President of FTNA, will talk about escape and evasion as part of the Great Escapes season at The National Archives. For details please see Eventbrite here.

Friday 27 September 2024: Behind the scenes tour of TNA for FTNA members



Past Events

The Talks Programme ended with the last talk on 9 November 2022.

Recordings of past talks and suggested further reading lists may be available. Please see the ‘Archive of Past Talks’ page in the Members area under ‘The Talks Programme’ tab.