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 follow the meeting
Watch this space for changes in Speakers
Meetings from Oct 2023 - May 2024
November 09 2023:- “Trust me, I’m a Victorian Doctor” by Jean Fullerton
An insight into the bizarre and sometime downright dangerous ways in which illness was dealt with by doctors in the 19th century”.
Jan 11 2024:- - "Lake Garda - A Lake Like No Other" by Cherry Mullins
A factual and humorous journey through Italy.
Feb 08 2024:- “The Life of Benjamin Britten” by Nicholas Clark (The Red House)
Nicolas talks about the life and times of the composer Benjamin Britten
March 14 2024:- “Suffolk Estuaries” by Paul Constantine
The historical story of the Estuaries and the arrival of different peoples, the evolution of their sailing craft and the reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon ship in Woodbridge.
April 11 2024:- “When Birds Sing ” by Saffron Summerfield
A digitally illustrated talk with recordings of birdsong. How, why, and when birds sing and their influence on great poets and composers.
May 09 2024:- “History of Spoken English” by Charlie Haylock
How the seeds of spoken English were set and the effects of different invading forces
June 13th 2024:- “Henry Adams Cupper - a Suffolk Pioneer” by Geoff Robinson
The exploits and experiences of a Suffolk man as he travels to Oregon with his
AGM at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre
10th June 2024 at 2pm (provisional date), all welcome
Friday 6th September 2024 Kesgrave 10.30am – 12.30pm (provisional date)
Advance Notice of Open Day 2024: your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year