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Programme for 2017

Wednesday 25th January 2017 2:30 pm Meadow Hall

 “WOOLBEDING GARDENS”

Woolbeding Gardens is a National Trust property and its Head Gardener Paul Gallivan, will give us an illustrated talk about this lovely place.

Wednesday 8th March 2017 7:30 pm  Rother Hall

 Annual General Meeting

 “THE SAMARITANS”

Graham Moss will talk to us about this wonderful organisation, for instance how the Samaritans began, who contacts them and the various roles of the volunteers.

Wednesday 26th April 2017 7:30 pm Rother Hall

 “DEMOCRATIC SUSSEX”

We will hear about Democratic Sussex from Kevin Newman, a local author, describing the county’s journey from Roman territory to Saxon Kingdom, to universal suffrage in the 20th century.

Wednesday 7th June 2017 7:30 pm Rother Hall

 “HALFWAY TO THE STARS”

A presentation by Ian Gledhill. Celebrated in song, the cable cars of San Francisco are a unique and endearing form of public transport. This is their story and that of the city which created them.

Wednesday 13th September 2017 7:30 pm Rother Hall

 “A VIEW FROM THE WINGS”

A sideways look at theatre from the Stage Manager’s point of view.

Wednesday 11th October 2017  7:30 pm Rother Hall

 “THE HEROIC STORY OF SHACKLETON’S ARCTIC EXPEDITION”

A presentation, with original black and white photographs, by Graham Sergeant.

Wednesday 15th November 2017 2:30 pm Meadow Hall

 “THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS FOOD”

Rupert Matthews has the facts. This should make us look forward to Christmas.