2nd Thursday Talks 2017
Doors open at 7pm for complimentary light refreshments. Talks begin at 7.30pm
To book please use the links below or email: email@example.com
Thursday 8th June
The Spy School: National Service in the Cold War
By Peter Robbins, who trained at Cambridge University to become a Russian military interpreter
Thursday 13th July
Period dramas have fixed a timeless image of Victorian fashion in our minds. But both men and women's clothes changed throughout the Victorian period. Hear about what influenced fashion, how it was made, and what it meant to the people wearing it.
Thursday 14th September
Charles Dickens: Life & Novels
Noel MacLachlan gives a personal view on the giant of Victorian literature, whose life was as remarkable as his novels.
Thursday 12th October
Yoga: History and Practice
Qualified practitioner John Franklin introduces us to this group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.
Thursday 9th November
Enigmatic Myanmar: The many faces of ‘Burma’
Joy and Barry Hall's illustrated talk looks at a people often exploited and abused but now tasting democracy and new hope for the future. Come and explore crumbling colonial buildings, dazzling temples, spectacular sunsets and much, much more...