The Royal Historical Society runs a varied programme of events, including lectures and symposia hosted by history departments around the UK. The Society also hosts a series of Training Workshops, offering specialist guides for Early Career Historians, as well as occasional sessions reflecting new research.

The Society also provides a listing of history-focused events across the UK. Regular updates of new events are emailed to Fellows and Members of the Society.

Royal Historical Society Events Programme: in full 2022>

Forthcoming RHS Events: July 2022



Wednesday 6 July 2022
RHS Prothero Lecture: The Gaiety Girl and the Matinee Idol: Constructing Celebrity and Sexuality in the West End of London, 1880-1914′
With Professor Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin University)
17.00 BST – Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London. To be followed, from 6.30pm, by the Society’s Summer Party. Book for this lecture via Eventbrite


Thursday 14 July 2022
ECR Training Workshop: ‘Working with History outside Higher Education: a Guide to Professions beyond Academia’
With Dr Tracy Borman (Historic Royal Palaces), Emily Gee (Historic England), Dr Ayshah Johnston (Black Cultural Archives), Dr Kate Wiles (History Today) and Professor Emma Griffin (RHS, chair)


14.00 BST – Live online via Zoom. Book for this event via Eventbrite


Recent RHS Events: February to May 2022


These and previous RHS Lectures and events are available to watch or listen to again via the RHS Video and Podcast Archive