Venue: Wesley Hall, The Methodist Church, Perrymount Road.
This group is run on a Co-operative basis with members contributing as they are able.
Nearly all the talks are prepared by individual members or groups of members on a
topic in British history – social, political, economic, biographical. New members
are most welcome.
A varied list of subjects will be taken throughout the year - mostly at the same
Programme for 2018/2019:
28 September: Muriel Brewer - The 1940’s
26 October: Ros Black - Scandal, Salvation and Suffrage (The women’s temperance movement)
23 November: Ray Jones - Historic Sussex Villages
14 December: Derek Barton - What sweeter music (The history of Christmas carols)
25 January: Anne Jones - Eric Ravilious
22 February: Margaret Nicolle - The Quiet conquest (Huguenot contribution to English
life and Art)
Bill Nicolle - Parliament and the Commons Part 2
22 March: Michael Misler - Disraeli and the Suez canal
26 April: Jenny Porter - Elizabeth I and the world of Islam
24 May: Carole Andrews - Dinosaurs r’us
28 June: Mary Hogan - The Wild Swans of Coole
Please note the ‘different from usual’ date for the December meeting, due to the
incidence of Christmas. There are, of course, no meetings in either July or August.