Historian Membership

Individual Historian Membership
from £45 per year
Historian membership is for everyone with a love of history. If you enjoy reading and hearing about history, want to learn more, or meet others with similar interests, Historian membership is perfect for you. Historian membership starts at £45 for concessions and £71 for standard individual rate.

The HistorianLearn and expand your knowledge with a subscription to The Historian magazine. Members receive this quarterly publication – as well as access to the full digital archive – which offers a range of accessible and enjoyable articles and features. Each edition focuses on an historical theme and showcases pieces on international and local history from specialists in their field. View the archive or preview a sample.

Discover over 300 history walks, talks and visits every year through the HA's local branch network, The HA’s vibrant network of over 45 local branches across the UK bring together those with an interest in history offering a range of historical talks, walks and visits which are free to all members. Not only do branch events offer you a chance to hear from expert historians and researchers, but are a unique opportunity to connect with those with similar interests in your area. Locate your local branch.

If you don't have a physical branch nearby, you can engage with expert historians from the comfort of your own home with our online Virtual Branch and monthly members' subject webinars. Explore our upcoming calendar of talks.

Take part in free biannual short courses for lifelong learners in the summer and winter which offer interactive sessions and can be completed at your own pace. Look out for details of our new course on the First Crusade this summer.

Explore an online library of resources including articles, films, recorded webinars, pamphlets and book reviews. Why not view some of our sample resources or explore the recordings archive?

Listen to over 400 history podcasts which you can enjoy anytime, anywhere, at the click of a button. These 15-20 minute bite-size podcasts offer a fascinating journey from ancient to modern history through the voices of the leading historians. See the timeline.

Watch a series of interpretations films with expert historians examining changes during key periods in history. View the latest series.

Stay informed with members’ magazine HA News and monthly e-newsletters.

Your membership also helps to support the HA’s charitable mission to develop the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history at all levels, for generations to come.

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Corporate Historian Membership
  £139 per year
Corporate Historian Membership may be right for you if you are an organisation or university history department that has more than one member of staff who could benefit from being a member, or if you would like to support your students by opening up the resources through the Student Zone. Corporate historian is priced at £139 and as well as all the benefits of individual membership it provides:

Online resource access for up to four members of staff

Discounts and free subject webinars for up to four members of staff

Access to the Student Zone for students ages 14+ offering podcasts, articles by period, study and ‘How to’ guides, as well as careers, examination and transition to university advice.


What our Members say about Historian membership:

It's very good value whether you're a professional historian or just somebody interested in history because there's so much on offer - Ann and John Wagstaff, Historian members

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