Monthly meetings

Crockham Hill Village Hall Hall

The next monthly meeting is on   Wednesday 29 December at 2pm.

Regular meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 2pm in Crockham Hill Village Hall.

 

Meeting dates

Wednesday 29 December

Christmas meeting

Wednesday 26 January 2022

Michael Smith talking about 19th Century Polar explorer Captain Francis Crozier 

Wednesday 23 February 2022

Dr Henry Oakeley, FRCP: Orchid Hunting in Peru 

The story of following the footsteps of Spanish explorers of the 18th century into the Andes of Peru, in search of orchids, travelling on foot, and showing the scenery, people and orchids seen.

Wednesday 23 March 2022

tbc

Wednesday 27 April 2022

Geoffrey Mead: Landscapes of South East England   

              The Southeast of England has a wide and varied sequence of landscapes, from the sea cliffs of the Seven Sisters to the heathlands of Surrey, and from the windswept chalk Downland to the Kent marshes; this talk looks at some of these areas with reference to their geology, landforms and social history.          

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Monthly meeting reports

baby boomer meeting

Baby Boomer Nostalgia

Alan Haines had everyone entertained at our first meeting for 19 months with anecdotes from the baby boomer years. 

television test card

Wilf Lower took us through programmes produced during BBC Television's Golden Years, from Cathy Come Home to Monty Python. 

ukulele band

Pete Allen explained the origins of the pantomime and the Westerham U3A Ukulele band entertained us with rousing music.

debbie lewington

Debbie Lewington entertained us not only with stories of the origins of Flamenco but with demonstrations of the rhythms and steps. 

brenda cameron

Brenda Cameron showed us what can happen if we apply positive thinking and good posture.

ian keable

Ian Keable surprised us with little known stories of Charles Dickens' interest in conjuring, and entertained us with magic tricks.

monthly meetimg July 2019

Dennis Kelly told us about the changing fortunes of Hollywood from 1895 to the present day.

speaker

Briar Blake entertained us with facts and anecdotes about the 145 islands that make up the Isles of Scilly, and advised us not to go there by ferry!