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PROGRAMME OF TALKS AND MEETINGS

All Saxmundham meetings are held at the

The Fromus Centre

Street Farm Road

Saxmundham IP17 1AL

All talks start at  2.00pm on 2nd Thursday of the month and refreshments served follow the meeting

Watch this space for changes in Speaker Meetings

 Meetings from Oct 2023 - May 2024.                                              

                                                                                                       

June 13th 2024:-  CHANGE OF SPEAKER  Paul Whiting '' The Galapogos Islands - a Travelogue 

 

AGM at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre

10th June 2024 at 2pm. All welcome

 Volunteers needed for Committee

 

Friday 6th September 2024 Kesgrave 10.30am – 12.30pm 
Advance Notice of Open Day 2024: your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year

 

Meeting from Oct 2024 - May 2025

October 10th 2024 Undersea World and Local Life of the Derawan Archipelago in Indonesian Borneo“ - Paul Hatfield 

A fascinating presentation which captures the beauty of this forgotten region


November 14th 2024“Picasso - The Blue Period” - Michael Baldry

A look at this period of the artist’s life and his works prompted by loss

 

January 9th 2025  “Target Lowestoft 1939-1941” - Bob Collis

Details of the impact of enemy raids on Lowestoft

 

February 13th 2025 “Sir Alfred Munnings: Son of a Miller to President of the Royal Academy ” - Jenny Hand

An overview of the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings

 

March 13th 2025 “The Lake District in Spring and Autumn” - Derek Haslam 

A video with commentary and music

 

April 10th 2025 “Writing is More than Child’s Play” - Samantha Hammerson 

The importance of reading in a child’s development and why it should be encouraged

 

May 8th 2025  “Arsenic’s Toxic Legacy: People, Places, Pests and Peppermints” - Neil Dickinson

The uses and misuses of arsenic over the years

 

June 12th 2025 “John Betjeman” - Tony Diamond

A lighthearted look at Betjeman’s life and works

 

AGM at Kesgrave War Memorial Centre 

9th June 2pm All Welcome

Volunteers for Committee needed

 

Advance Notice Of Open Day 2025 at Kesgrave War Memorial Centre

(Provisional Date) Friday 5th September 2025 10.30am -12.30pm

your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year