During August events will be conducted across the country that focus on genealogy, family history, heraldry and related subjects including family reunions, seminars, talks, workshops, open days, history walks, book launches, expos to mention just a few activities. Check your state for details of local events and remember to also check the online events which you can do at home.Shauna Hicks‘ popular 31 Activities for Researchers and 31 Activities for Societies is happening again this year and details will be in the online events category.
There are also lots of prizes (for both genealogy and family history societies and for individuals) to be won during the month which have been generously provided by our prize sponsors. To see the list of prizes visit the Sponsors and Supporters page. Prizes may be added to the website as new sponsors decide to participate in National Family History Month.
Early bird event offer for genealogy/family history societies – the National Institute of Genealogical Studies has a special offer for all genealogy/family history societies who enter an event into the NFHM web calendar before 30 June 2015. Now closed.
Online Genealogy/Family History Societies Giveaway Prize Draw – all genealogy/family history societies that enter an event into the NFHM web calendar automatically go into the prize draw. Now closed.
Online Individuals Giveaway Prize Draw – Individuals wanting to enter the prize draw must send an email firstname.lastname@example.org giving their name, postcode and which prize or prizes they want to try and win. They will then be entered into the draw for each of the prizes they nominate. Now closed.
Please note that incomplete entries will not go into the prize draw so make sure you do included your name, postcode and the name of the prize/s you want to try and win.