DIARY

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Thursday, 9th September, 2021                      Ian Wilson

"Ironbridge to India"   Quantity Surveying isn't so dull!

Ian is the husband of one of our Committee Members. He will talk about his work experiences over 25 years which have taken him all over the world.

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Thursday, 14th October, 2021    Jonathan and Carol Pearce

"We bought an Orchard"

After retirement, our local GP Jonathan and his wife Carol bought an old orchard.  They will tell us the story of how they learned to look after it and to make good use of the orchard produce.

Thursday, 11th November, 2021
                                        Phil Collins and Mike Bottomley
A Dickensian Christmas


With songs, stories and pictures, Phil and Mike will
summon up yuletide logs, mistletoe and wine, merry
gentlemen, spooky stories and all that's needed for a
truly traditional Dickensian Christmas.

Thursday, 9th December, 2021

Christmas Lunch

Thursday, 13th January, 2022                Cora Weaver

Florence Nightingale and the Malvern Water Cure

Was Florence Nightingale a hypochondriac and malingerer, and why did she choose to work in Malvern?

The talk will try to answer these questions and will examine her life with the aid of some unusual artefacts.

Thursday, 10th February, 2022       Paul Picton 

The History of Old Court Nurseries and the Picton Garden

Paul will talk about the history of the Old Court Nursery and The Picton Garden - 115 years plant growing in Colwall from Ernest Ballard's New Asters to The Picton Garden. 

Thursday, 10th March, 2022       Jayne Harris

Queen Elizabeth I

Jayne Harris returns to the Club to take us on a journey through the life of Elizabeth I, dispelling some myths along the way.

Thursday, 14th Apri,l 2022          Kate Bellamy

The Seven Ages of Sleep

This is a follow-up talk to the sleep talk Kate gave a couple of years ago.  She will explain how sleep changes as we age and what is happening in the brain to account for the changes.

Thursday, 12th May, 2022   David Clark

"We can't let you broadcast that!"

A light hearted and nostalgic look at the history of the BBC.  Five tracks once banned by the BBC will be played - nothing offensive, just amusing and enjoyable.

Thursday, 9th June, 2022            Penny Platts

Incredible India

 

Delhi, Taj Mahal, Jaipur Amber Fort and a week on the River Ganges from Kolkata.  Visiting Kalna, Matiari, Murchidabad, Baranagar, Mayapur, Bandel and Chandannagar.  Penny then takes us into rural India to see the farming, crafts and way of life on the banks of the Ganges.

Thursday, 14th July 2022                   ANNUAL  GENERAL  MEETING