Saxmundham meetings 2019-2020

Speaker meetings are currently suspended.

 All Saxmundham meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month

at 2 pm at the Market Hall,

  High Street, Saxmundham IP17 1AF (map)

 Other monthly meetings are held in Kesgrave,   Felixstowe and Woodbridge.   or you can see them all by clicking here


Thursday 10 October 2019

Saxmundham 2.00pm

A History of Art through Portraits: a short history of portraiture from the Middle Ages to the present day Tania Harrington

Thursday 14 November 2019

Saxmundham 2.00pm

The Plight of the East Prussian people and their horses: an account of a people forced to leave their country at the end of the Second World War and their journey, the "Trek", with their horses Paula Short

Thursday 09 January 2020

Saxmundham 2.00pm

A Royal Progress: Elizabeth I's visit to East Anglia in 1578 - an account of the 11-week journey using a range of contemporary and secondary sources Hexachordia

Thursday 13 February 2020

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibition: an account of the design and building of Crystal Palace, a description of the exhibits and analysis of the importance of the Exhibition Dr Geoffrey Kay

Thursday 12 March 2020

Saxmundham 2.00pm

The Merchant Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic: the fight for survival to ensure safe transit of hundreds of convoys John Johnson-Allen

Thursday 09 April 2020

Saxmundham 2.00pm

The Billy and Charley Forgeries: an account of two Thames "mudlarks" in Victorian London  Robert Halliday

Thursday 14 May 2020

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Alcohol and the Older Person: a talk about the work of the UK Charity Hope UK Graham Tilney