Talks for 2022-2023

Talk 1:

(11 October 2022)

Mary Watkins Ellis: Spitfire Girl

by Melody Foreman

The story of a female ferry pilot.

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Talk 2

(25 October 2022)

Here be Dragons

by Imogen Corrigan

Mediaeval monsters in Church art.

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Talk 3

(8 November 2022)

History of Northiam

by Jenny Collett

Stories from Northiam's past.

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Talk 4

(22 November 2022)

Artists and Writers at Fairlight

by Haydon Luke

From Turner to Edward Lear.

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Talk 5

(6 December 2022)


by Brian Doggett

The life and works of John Claudius Loudon.

*Light refreshments will be served after the talk.

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Talk 6

(10 January 2023)

The Life of E. F. Benson

by Allen Downend

Author of the Mapp and Lucia books.

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Talk 7

(24 January 2023)

To Journey's End

by Pete Allen

The life of playwright R. C. Sherriff.

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Talk 8

(7 February 2023)

Suffragettes of Kent

by Jennifer Godfrey

Stories of hope, determination, courage and sacrifice.

Talk 9

(21 February 2023)

Tales from the British Raj

by Rukshana Master

Through the eyes of a Parsi Lady.

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Talk 10

(7 March 2023)

Capability Brown: Visionary or Vandal?

by Sally Ann Wardroper

An assessment of the famous landscape gardener.

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