Epsom, Ewell and District Centre
Supporting the National Trust since 1971
Please note that most lectures in the forthcoming 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 lectures will commence at 7.45pm at a cost of £5 per ticket.
NOTE : If the Bourne Hall car park is full on Lecture 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 27th September 2017
Lecture: Inns of Court - Ian Bevan
Ian, a Blue Badge Guide, will describe this historic area of London with a look at the buildings and people who worked there over the last 700 years. A good introduction to the walk planned for October.
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Lecture: The Chartwell Garden - Chris Sutcliffe
Chartwell Volunteer Chris Sutcliffe will give a brief history of the estate and show the changing garden in different seasons. He will focus on items of horticultural and historical interest seeking to capture the spirit of the Churchills with some rarely seen photographs.
Wednesday 15th November 2017
Lecture: Box Hill - Ben Tatham
Ben is President of the Friends of Box Hill and first got to know the area in 1957. He will speak about how the NT acquired its first piece of land on the Hill in 1914, how the then Box Hill Management Committee carried out its role and how the estate was expanded to its present size. He will also relate some stories about some of the people involved.
Wednesday 13th December 2017
Lecture: The Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard - James Taylor
Artist-drawn postcards were the most popular art form from the Edwardian era to the outbreak of World War 2. James will, examine the popular themes and styles of artists such as Mabel Lucy Attwell, Donald McGill and Fred Spurgin and the reasons why their popularity waned with the British public.
|To Contact Us|
|9th August 2017 - Lunch at Il Capriccio|
|1st August 2017 - Visit to The Charterhouse, London|
|May, June, July Lectures 2017|
|26th July 2017 - Visit to Sapphire Gin Distillery|
|22nd June 2017 - Picnic at Polesden Lacey|
|10th June 2017 - Visit to Thenford|
|10th May 2017 - Whitechapel Walk|
|2nd May 2017 - North Wales Holiday|