Hitchin’s premier website to do with all things historical, archaeological and heritage related in and around Hitchin in Hertfordshire. They have a full and very popular programme of talks, walks and visits throughout the year.
Archaeological discoveries, digs and finds processing in and around North Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire. They host a varied programme of events over the year, such as meetings and illustrated talks, a regular newsletter and trips to local places of interest.
Part of the District Council’s Museums Service, NHDC Archaeological Service is the principal repository for the archives of archaeological discoveries in the district, maintains the paper records of investigations and has an extensive library of books and journals.
Formerly the County Records Office, HALS is the specialist centre for local and family history for the whole county, based at County Hall in Hertford.
Located on Queen Street on the eastern edge of the town centre, the British Schools Museum, Hitchin tells the story of Joseph Lancaster and his monitorial teaching method. The surviving Lancasterian Schoolroom is the only one remaining in the world today.
A local community archaeology group that has a varied calendar of events from digs to lectures about the parish of Norton (A village that is part of Letchworth Garden City)