Kesgrave meetings 2017-2018

All Kesgrave meetings are held at the Kesgrave Community Centre,

Twelve Acres Approach, Bell Lane, 

Kesgrave, IP5 1JF (map)

No 66 bus from Ipswich & Martlesham passes the door every 15 minutes (timetable).

Meetings are at 2pm, usually on the last Monday of the month (September - June) but there are exceptions.

Other monthly meetings are held at FelixstoweSaxmundham and Woodbridge. or you can see them all by clicking here


Friday 1 September 2017

Kesgrave 10.30am-12:30pm

Open Day: your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year.

Monday 25 September 2017

Kesgrave 2.00pm

The Swing Era, 1934-1947: Big Bands, small groups, singers, pianists – an hour in the company of Bennie Goodman and others Douglas Baker

Monday 30 October 2017

Kesgrave 2.00pm

The Ipswich Charter Hangings: an account by the designer of the creation of the hangings made to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Charter Isobel Clover

Monday 27 November 2017

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Martlesham Heath 100: an account of the creation of the military airfield through to its multiple uses today, on the 100th anniversary of aviation at Martlesham Heath Ian Read

Monday 29 January 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

The A-Z of Curious Suffolk: an alphabetical cornucopia of strange and mysterious facts about the county, including dwile-flunking! Sarah Doig


Monday 26 February 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

The Icklingham Treasure: an account of the theft of first century temple bronzes and the speaker’s fight for their return John Browning

Monday 26 March   2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Travels of a Botanical Artist: a talk on painting rare and endangered flowers in the wild by an award-winning artist Reinhild Raistrick

Monday 30 April 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Green Man – an Alternative to Eternity: the myths and legends behind this fascinating image, older than Christianity Roger Green

Monday 21 May 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

It’s a Grave Business: a look at the history and development of tombs, gravestones and church memorials Peter Driver

Monday 11 June 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Annual General Meeting

Friday 07 September 2018

Kesgrave 10.30am – 12.30pm

Advance Notice of Open Day 2018: your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year.