Monthly Meetings

Subject Information:

For members only – bring your membership card.

First Wednesdays  pm with guest speakers, followed by refreshments and opportunity to introduce yourself to Committee Members (wearing blue badges), our Meet & Greet team (yellow badges), Group Leaders and other members. Angel Centre car parks are Pay & Display.

Monthly Meeting Speakers 2021/2022

Meetings open to all members; First Wednesday of the month
2.00pm to 3.45pm

Meetings and venues will be publicised on the web site and in the monthly
Journal as they become available.

Please note: Due to Covid and / or unforeseen future circumstances /restrictions, some of the arranged events may have to be changed at short notice.

2021
SEPTEMBER 1 – John Hare
The Mysteries of Lop Nur – searching for wild camels and lost Silk
Road cities in the heart of Asia. John Hare is an explorer,
conservationist and author who has undertaken a number of expeditions
to research and protect wild camels in remote areas of the world.

OCTOBER 6Open Day at the Angel Centre.

NOVEMBER 3 – Richard King
Around the World on a Double Decker Bus. A humorous monologue of
an extraordinary journey.

December 1. – TU3A Events
Further details on future presentations will be published on the website
and in the Monthly Journal as they become available.

2022
JANUARY 5 – James Taylor
The Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard

FEBRUARY 2 – Imogen Corrigan
The Ship at Sutton Hoo

MARCH 2 – Mary Smith
A Schoolgirl’s War

APRIL 6 – Bertie Pearce
‘Now You See It, Now You Don’t’ – The Art of Visual Deception

MAY 4 – Michael Smith
Captain Francis Crozie

Monthly meetings: Now on Zoom

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Travel News

Dear Members

Exploring South West Wales – Saturday 23 April to Saturday 30 April 2022

Our holiday for 2022 will be 8 days exploring the history and heritage of this area of the UK.

LEONARDSLEE CHRISTMAS ILLUMINATIONS AND MARKET Thursday 25 November 2021

Our trip to the Christmas lights at Kew in 2018 proved extremely popular and so we have organised a visit to Leonardslee Gardens, at Lower Beeding, near Horsham for their Illuminations and Christmas Market. The Illuminations should prove to be spectacular and atmospheric, with a 60-90 minute stroll through the beautiful grounds of Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens as they come to life with

Crossness Pumping Station and Buffet Lunch, Thursday 21 October 2021

We will travel to the Crossness Pumping Station at Abbey Wood where tea, coffee, soft drinks and biscuits will beavailable on arrival. Followed by an illustrated talk giving the historical context and build up to the Great Stink of 1858, a look at the sewer system model showing Bazalgette’s engineering solution to London’s public health crisis, a guided tour of the Crossness site and the engines (Prince Consort the restored engine is unlikely to be operating because of a technical problem) and then we will be free to explore the Great Stink exhibition and view a wonderful collection of toilets!

Fancy a Cuppa? Friday 17 September and then on the third Friday of each month

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