Saxmundham meetings 2017-2018

 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 12 October 2017

Saxmundham 2.00pm

A Year in the Life of Minsmere: how Minsmere became a resource and the typical birds, butterflies, plants and mammals that can be seen Alex Bass (Note this differs from the talk listed in the Handbook for this date.)

Thursday 09 November 2017

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Women Can Fly: one woman’s journey from jumping out of aeroplanes to becoming a civil pilot and the first woman to pass the RAF fast-jet training system Sally Dearman-Cummings

Thursday 11 January 2018

Saxmundham 2.00pm

The Art and Mystery of Maltings: a talk by Suffolk’s last working maltster, looking at the skills used and how maltings worked Ivor Murrell (Note this differs from the talk listed in the Handbook for this date.)

Thursday 08 February 2018

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Chocolate: amazing facts, myths and ignorance surrounding chocolate – sadly no free samples! Tony Diamond

Thursday 08 March       2018

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Plants with Mettle: the world of superplants that can colonise soils contaminated with toxic heavy metals Professor Alan Baker

Thursday 12 April 2018

Saxmundham 2.00pm

An Introduction to Gemstones: the main gemstone families, mining, cutting and polishing Jason Middleton

Thursday 10 May 2018

Saxmundham 2.00pm

Music Hall Memories: a pocket history of the music hall with songs and monologues Bryan Thurlow