"Working with the Ghosts of Hampton Court" by Sarah Slater Sarah is a guide lecturer at Hampton Court Palace, a State Apartment Warder and affiliate of the Institute of Tourist Guiding. Sarah will give a glimpse of what it is like to wander the galleries late at night on her own in the dark in… Read More »Monthly Meeting
We offer many different events and outings you might like to come along as well as providing our monthly meetings with interesting topics. Click on the event title to see the event detail.
"Art Deco" by Ian Gledhill Ian has had a varied career from designing underground railways for London Transport to appearing in pantomime with Julian Cleary. In between he has worked in travel and tourism, music publishing, on TV and in Theatre where he has been a director, set designer and opera translator. His main interests… Read More »Monthly Meeting
"The Able Seamen and Tragedy of HMS Titanic" by Angela Young Angela is a Great Granddaughter of a survivor of the Titanic tragedy and as such has personal details and research passed down to her from her family. I found letters between my great-grandmother, the Countess of Rothes, and Able Seaman Thomas Jones, the aristocrat and the… Read More »Monthly Meeting
The Group Leaders Tea is now returned to lunchtime for one year only!! The venue will be Tyrell's Wood Golf Club. A two course lunch will be provided together with wine or an alternative soft drink. This will be a one off special to enable Group Leaders to discuss the relaunch of their Groups and… Read More »Group Leaders and Helpers Lunch
“Tanzania and the Kilimanjaro Region ABC Dreams” by John De Ronde John set up ABC Dreams as a Charity for vulnerable children in the Kilimanjaro region. The village he met catalogued 172 orphans and vulnerable children and he was asked by the village committee to help. He now supports over 100 children in both primary… Read More »Monthly Meeting
The Summer Event is currently being planned and will be announced here ASAP! The event will take place at:
Trip to Kent and East SussexHaving had to cancel this trip more than once we now have a firm date of 15th August and the cost was fixed at £90 per person which remains valid.If you cancelled because of changed dates or would like to join us please let me know as we have a… Read More »Ellen Terry Museum and Kent & East Sussex Railway
"Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies" by Martin Lloyd Martin is a Writer, Speaker, and Broadcaster. Thrill to a dramatic account of how actions of a group of assassins brought about a change in the passport regulations: how the unmasking of a spy caused a modification in passport design and how, for one man the passport… Read More »Monthly Meeting
This is a proposed Holiday waiting for sufficient interested Members before being booked. Based in Torquay, this tour features a ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway, and a cruise on the River Dart. The tour also includes visits to Kents Cavern and Bygones, and a day out to Dartmoor and Plymouth. There is also the possibility of stops at Exeter Cathedral on the outward… Read More »Devon’s Rivers, Railways and Relics
"The Changing World of Broadcast Media" by Patricia Mitchinson The speaker takes a satirical look at the changing world of broadcast media and technology and poses the question “real” or “fake” news. Are we up to the challenge?
The Autumn Event is currently being planned and will be announced here ASAP! The event will take place at:
This Trip is currently awaiting available dates from BMW. An update will be sent by Newsflash when we have more information.