The Society of Genealogists will be 100 years old in 2011 and we invite all family historians to celebrate our anniversary in style. There will be different activities to commemorate the occasion and we hope all our members and friends will join us in our celebrations. Details of all our Centenary events planned for 2011 will be posted in the Genealogists Magazine and on our special SoG Centenary Blog . The Society will be keeping everyone up to date about what will be going on throughout the year.
Our Centenary Celebrations can be booked and paid for via the SoG online shop
Here are the first two events to note in your diary
Breaking the Barriers – Innovative Genealogy in the 20th & 21st Centuries
The Society of Genealogists Centenary Conference will take place on Saturday 7 May 2011
Venue: Royal Overseas League,
5 St James’s Terrace,
London SW1A 1LP
The Society’s Centenary Conference is a celebration of the past century of genealogy and the role played by the Society of Genealogists. We will also look forward to the future of the subject. The conference will include a full day of lectures and networking luncheon and dinner, featuring nationally and internationally known genealogical speakers. Full details of the conference programme including prices and information about the speakers can be found on our conference blog www.familyhistoryconference.net
Society of Genealogists Reception and Gala Dinner
Friday 6th May at The Royal Overseas League, Over-Seas House, Park Place,
5 St James’s Terrace, London SW1A 1LP (7pm-10.30pm)
Join the Society in celebrating our centenary at the SoG Gala Dinner. Hosted by the Society’s Board of Trustees and in the presence of our Patron, President and Vice Presidents, Staff and Honoured Guests we hope you will be entertained by Alex Graham the producer of BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are.
Please note places are limited and in the event of over-subscription places may be allocated by ballot.
Dress code Black Tie, Price £80
Please contact June Perrin at the SoG or email firstname.lastname@example.org of you wish to book tickets for the Gala Dinner.
To learn more about forthcoming news on the Conference, Gala Dinner and other centenary celebrations as they are announced see the SoG Centenary Conference Blog and web pages