Photo: The Garden Visiting Group
by Jane Malvern

Records of Main Meetings 2017-18

May 8th

Thomas Hardy Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Law and Seduction, Rape and Murder

Prof. Melanie Williams

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

A copy of the slides accompanying the lecture is available to download.

 

June 12th

A Home for the Future:

Upgrading a 1970’s bungalow and saving 85% on energy bills

Nick Talbott

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

July 10th

The Rugby Reverend:

Chaplain to Scarlet’s Rugby

Rev. Eldon Phillips

 

September 11th

An Insider’s View of Westminster Abbey

Rosemary Kennedy

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

October 9th

The Incredible Life of Dr William Price, a Welsh Surgeon

Dean Powell

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

November 13th

A Life Well Lived

Chris Hartley

Chris tells of his time on passenger liners, managing hotels in the Caribbean and Egypt and a period of 8 years on Failaka Island.

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

December 11th

Christmas Past and Present

Susan Marshfield

This speaker was unable to attend due to severe winter weather conditions. A quiz was held instead. A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

January 8th

Eccentricity – Look where it’s got me!

Jan Swindale, Town Crier

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

February 12th

Techniques in Art Restoration

Chris Matchett

 

March 12th

Annual General Meeting

"Murray the Hump" - an American Gangster 

Rod Evans

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.

 

April 9th

Life as a Gardening Editor

Tamsin Westhorpe

A report of the meeting by Clive Barrett is available to download.