Top Family History Fairs to Attend

Whether you are just getting into family history and genealogy, attending these fairs is essential for getting all the information you need and staying up to date on all the latest findings or even historical memorabilia.

These 4 events are hosted and arranged by the top family history societies in the UK.

The Family History Show – 24 September 2022

The family history show has been a helpful touring show held at racecourses all around the UK. The show has experienced and knowledgeable staff members to help give you advice on how to research and find family members and family trees and how to conduct genealogy. The fair includes various societies, archives, exhibitors, and companies from all over the world.

Those attending and exhibiting at the event are experts in genealogy and family history preservation. This fair will take place at Kempton Park Racecourse on Sat 24th September.

Oxfordshire Family History Society Fair – 1st October

This fair is well known to family history buffs, and you can even find old postcards of areas you may have a family link to and memorabilia on military history. This fair is dedicated to preserving family history and will include various local history societies.

The OFHS Fair will be held on the grounds of The Marlborough Church of England and will be open to the public.

Sheffield & District FHS family history fair – 14 May

This is the perfect free entrance fair for those interested in family history and information on how to preserve family history. Not only does the fair offer information from expert genealogists, but will also include talks, guided walks, and national exhibitors.

The fair will be taking place at the Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Hotel in Sheffield.

Bristol and Avon Family history Fair – 17 September

The Bristol and Avon Family history Fair has been one of the most popular family history fairs for years. The fair helps with advice from family history societies, archives offices, and other local and national organizations. Not only can you receive expert advice but will be able to purchase books, postcards, maps, history exhibit items, and more.

The fair will be taking place at the Leisure Centre in Bristol.

Attend any of these events for vital information on family preservation advice, history, and more.

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