September 2022 – June 2023

All Saxmundham meetings are held at the

The Fromus Centre

Street Farm Road

Saxmundham IP17 1AL

All talks start at  2.00pm and refreshments follow the meeting


Thursday 13 October
Saxmundham 2.00pm
To the Hammer Born - confessions of an occasional auctioneer: the history of auctioneering, inside secrets and a fun quiz - Steve Poulter


Thursday 10 November
Saxmundham 2.00pm
Green Man - an alternative view of eternity: an investigation into the Green Man who has been around longer than any of us, exploring the history and examining different interpretations - Roger Green

Thursday 12 January
Saxmundham 2.00pm
Crystals and Minerals: - a talk from the owner of Fossils Galore whi is a palaeontologist with over 15 years experience and over 50 important discoveries to his name. Fossils Galore is a 'not for profit' social enterprise which aims to teach all about what is beneath our feet - Jamie Jordan.

Thursday 9 February
Saxmundham 2.00pm
Fingerprinting: a retired fingerprint expert explains how to identify fingerprints and techniques for making latent marks visible - David Smith.

Thursday 9 March
Saxmundham 2.00pm
Preseving the Past, Looking to the Future:  the Collection and Interpretation Manager of the East Anglian Life/Food Museum describes its role - what's it all about, what do we do, and where are we going? - Lisa Harris.


Thursday 13 April
Saxmundham 2.00pm
Charlie and "The Dig": an intriguing and often hilarious look behind the scenes at the making of the film "The Dig" by it's dialect coach - Charlie Haylock.


Thursday 11 May
Saxmundham 2.00pm

Pickwick's Cambridge Notebook: the undiscovered scrapbook written by Samuel Pickwick during his visit to Cambridge in 1838, revealing something of life and times of Dickensian Cambridge - Mike Perry.