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FORTHCOMING TALKS

Please note that most talks in the season will be accompanied by some form of illustration (computer generated or slides) and will be held in the Main Hall of Bourne Hall unless stated otherwise on the notice board.

All talks will commence at 7.45pm at a cost of £5 per ticket.

NOTE : If the Bourne Hall car park is full on Talk evenings just proceed out of the car park and, on the right, there is additional car parking at the Health Centre.  There is a charge of 40 pence in the Bourne Hall car park

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Concorde - The Queen of the Skies, with David Hodges

David, a Concorde Volunteer at Brooklands Museum, will talk about the life and times of Concorde and bring some of his collection of models and Concorde memorabilia to illustrate his talk as well as many images.

Wednesday 21st November 2018

The Woodland Trust, with Tish Johnson and David Hatcher

Tish and David will present a talk and slide show about the role of the Woodland Trust with particular emphasis on activities in our local area.  Specifically, it will include detail about the “Langley Vale First World War Centenary Woodland Project” describing the history, management and natural features of the site.

Wednesday 19th December 2018

A History of Christmas Food, with Rupert Matthews

Historian and speaker, Rupert returns to present his entertaining and informative talk about how Christmas foods have evolved over the centuries to produce the luxurious feasts we enjoy today. There may even be samples to snack on!

Wednesday 18th July 2018

The Beale Family and Life at Standen House – Marilyn Greatorex

Mr Beale was a highly respected solicitor and lobbyist on behalf of the railway companies and was instrumental in getting members of Parliament to agree to the building of St Pancras station.  Standen was designed by Philip Webb and was used as a holiday home until Mr Beale retired.  Standen also has furnishings designed by William Morris.