2017 - 18 Season

2017

October 5th

My Childhood in wartime London
Audience participation will be welcomed

John Kershaw

November 2nd

"A.V. Roe and the Avro Lancaster

David Taylor

llustrated

December 7th

"Special Operations Executive - Nadine's Story"
“Nadine” was one of 39 female agents of the secret Special Operations Executive, F section, set up in 1940 by Churchill to “set Europe ablaze” Joan Munden tells the story of her distant cousin Lilian Rolfe, code name “Nadine” and her clandestine activities behind enemy lines, hampering the Nazi war machine and helping to bring about the liberation of France.

John Munden

Illustrated

2018

January 4th

Mackays of Cambridge
The great grandson of the founder relates the history of this company from 1912; it survived two world wars, countless recessions and endless government changes of direction.

Duncan Mackay

llustrated

February 1st

"Vikings in your vocabulary"

Richard Dance

llustrated

March 1st

Station to Station
The past and present culture, architecture, environs and infrastructure of the West Anglia main line from Cambridge to London are examined and discussed. Many related disused railways and industries also feature.

Terry Ward

llustrated

April 5th

The Clarksons of Wisbech & The Abolition of Slavery

Dr Maureen James

llustrated

May 10th

7.30 p.m. - Annual General Meeting

8 p.m. - Who do you think you are? Where are you descended from? How do you know?"

The evening concludes with light refreshments.

 

Richard Till

 

Illustrated

June 3rd

Coach outing
to north Norfolk for a boat trip to Blakeney Point to see the seals followed by a visit to Felbrigg Hall.