Kesgrave meetings 2018-2019

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 7 September 2018

Kesgrave 10.30am-12:30pm

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

Monday 24 September 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

The Crane Family - from Normandy to Nacton: the rise of the Crane Family from humble beginnings to industrial success in Ipswich John Barbrook

Monday 29 October 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Colchester Zoo - Past, Present and Future: the history of zoos, in particular Colchester Zoo, and a discussion of the modern-day role of zoos Rebecca Moore

Monday 26 November 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Helicopter Flying - an Oxymoron: the first woman therough the RAF's fast-jet flying training programme explains the differences between fixed-wing and rotary pilots Sally Dearman-Cummings

Monday 28 January 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Oliver Cromwell - Magic, Mystery and Blood: speaker Tony Diamond


Monday 25 February 2019

Kesgrave 2.00pm

St Edmund in History and Legend: an assessment of the avountys in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, the history of Danish East Angllis and the rise of the cult of St Edmund Dr Sam Newton

Monday 25 March   2019

Kesgrave 2.00pm


Partners - Who'd 'Ave 'EM?: a semi-lighthearted look at partnerships with tips on how to solve problems Penny Parks

Monday 29 April 2019

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Burston - a Striking Village: a brief resume of conditions leading up to the Burston Strike, its causes, its uniqueness and its aftermath Anne May

Monday 20 May 2019

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Brunel, the Man and his Work: a look at Brunel's achievements and some of his less successful work Roger Manning

Monday 10 June 2018

Kesgrave 2.00pm

Annual General Meeting

Friday 06 September 2018

Kesgrave 10.30am – 12.30pm

Advance Notice of Open Day 2019: your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year.