Wednesday, 15 June 2022 Visit to Sissinghurst, Kent and Lunch We are organising a visit to Sissinghurst Castle Garden, followed by lunch at a pub in Sissinghurst. There are many changes of levels, steps and slopes around the garden, please take care and be aware that the visit may not be suitable for those Members… Read More »Sissinghurst Trip
In addition to our monthly meetings, each with an interesting talk, we offer many different events, outings and holidays that you might like to come along on. Click on the event title to see the event detail.
"Understanding Turner: The Man, His Life, His Work" by Prof Maria Chester HIS LIFE: Joseph Mallord William Turner was born into a troubled family and destined to become an artist. His father, William, a central figure throughout his life, encouraged him to pursue his ambitions. Turner’s relationships, character, dreams, notes, poems, lead to our own… Read More »Surrey Network Study Day – Understanding Turner: The Man, His Life, His Work – Prof Maria Chester
The talk will be given by:- Prof David Phillips CBE FRS "Chemical Composition in the Atmosphere and Climate Change" The Talk will cover understandable and proven facts on Climate Change and how it is affecting the Planet. David is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London. David is also Past-President of… Read More »Monthly Meeting – Chemical Composition in the Atmosphere and Climate Change
Thursday, 7 July 2022 Visit to Shell Grotto in Margate, Lunch and Ramsgate Tunnels Details TBA
The talk will be given by:- John De Ronde "Tanzania and the Kilimanjaro Region ABC Dreams" Currently swinging between London and Tanzania, I came to Tanzania originally on a Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) expedition in September 2007. I was assigned to the Marangu Teachers Training College, perched on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, to train staff… Read More »Monthly Meeting – Tanzania and the Kilimanjaro Region – ABC Dreams
Sunday 7 August 2022 Space TBA From 12.30 – 4.30pm, Tickets £TBApp space space space The event will take place at:
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4 Day Trip to the Peak District £419pp in a twin/double (£70 Single supplement) Itinerary DAY 1 - TRAVEL TO YOUR HOTEL DAY 2 - CHATSWORTHIn the morning, we visit Chatsworth, the family home of the Dukes of Devonshire. Our visit starts with a 90-minute private guided tour that includes the magnificent Painted Hall, regal… Read More »Peak District Short Break
Wednesday, 21 September 2022 Visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Details TBA
The talk will be given by:- Geof Roles "Notorious Soho" At the September meeting, Geoff will introduce us to some of the "highs and lows" in the history of "Notorious Soho". Geoff spent his professional life in the building industry. He was involved with many projects in the City of London and in the London… Read More »Monthly Meeting – Notorious Soho
Saturday 8 October 2022 Space TBA From 18.30 – 21.30pm, Tickets £TBApp space space space The event will take place at:
The talk will be given by:- Michael Gilbert "Exploring London through the Seventeenth Century" The talk will detail life as it was in the seventeenth century from both a Social and Historical viewpoint, bringing old London back to life.