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Meetings @ 2.00pm in St. Johns Church

9/1/2024:  Alan Haines:   The Baby Boomer Nostalgia Show.

Christoph Bull,  Libraries, periodicals & pillocks.
14/2/2023:   Helen Fry,    A very secret war: Bugging the Nazis During WW2.
14/3/2023:   Pam & Mike Bathurst,   The Medway Queen, a Dunkirk Heroine.
11/4/2023:   Sylvia Fletcher,    Royal Milliner, (maker of hats!)
Bobbie Darbyshire,    *Where do novelists get their ideas*.
Richard Winston,    My Big Garden Safari.
 Brian Laverick-Smith,   30 years of Bother on the Hover 
Pat Bryer,   A Woman of a Certain Age 

11/1/2022Malcolm Wells, MBE,  So far so good.
8/2/2022:    Russell Bowes   CHOCOLATE...Food of the Gods!
8/3/2022:   Bobbie Darbyshire,   cancelled due to covid, Where do novelists get their ideas?
Ian Grey,   The hedgehog - our much loved garden friend.
22/5/2022:   Guy Bartlett,   The Red Arrows
14/6/2022:   Susan Flipping,   Medieval Church Graffiti 
13/9/2022:   Tammy Woodhouse Rewilding your garden
  Jack Deans,    Fingerprints and Murder
  Fran Sandham,   Traversa- a SOLO walk accross Africa

9/11/2021:  Peter Hartley,  Working with the Royal family.
14/12/2021Pat Bryer,  A Tribute to Joyce Grenfell.

Virtual Meetings by ZOOM @ 2pm due to Covid19

8/9/2020:  Fools Gold, " 2 piece singing and story telling group."
13/10/2020:   Roger Cheetham, A True Story of Resilience.
10/11/2020:   Jane King, The Foundling Museum
8/12/2020:  Imogen Corrigan, The Politeness of Princes
12/01/2021:  Andrew J Baker, Social changes following the end of WW2
9/2/2021:  Ian Keable,  Comedy Magic & Mind Reading
9/3/2021: Jim Holmes,  Photographer
13/4/2021:  Ruth Waine,  Hospital / Mercy Ships
11/05/2021: Dr Ian Bedford,   Entomologist, A Butterfly garden and a Changing Environment
8/06/2021:  Martyn Harrison,  Retired Tenor Opera Singer
13/07/2021:  Chris Stewart     Historian     The life of a Kentish hop picker
10/08/2021:  Christoph Bull,  Historian/Speaker/Guide
17/09/2021:  Amanda Cotterell,  Kent Ambassador, Canterbury Cathedral Trustee
12/10/2021:  Sarah Slater,  Hampton Court tour guide

08/01/19:  Tim Barker-Bartholomew "Occasional Absurdities-The Life of an Actor and Novelist".
12/02/19:   Alan Payne "The History of Playing Cards".
19/02/19:   Gaye Ilsley "Lasting Power of Attourney" meeting @ Vigo Village Hall.
12/03/19:   Amanda Cottrell "Kent International".
19/03/19:   Darren Bubb "Advanced Motoring"
09/04/19:  Ann Rachlin MBE "Ellen Terry - The First Superstar".
14/05/19:   Annie Kemkaran-Smith "History of Leed Castle"
11/06/19:   Rodney Buckland " A Trip Around the Solar System"

09/07/19:   Our 4th AGM 
13/08/19:  "3Rs" (Review, Recruit, Re-Register) Members sign-up meeting

10/09/19:   Melanie Gibson-Barton  "Three Women, One Man - Glamour Wealth and Heartbreak"
08/10/19:   Martin Lloyd "Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies".
10/12/19:   David Tadd "The Forensic Investigation of Homicide".
26/11/19:   @ Culverstone village Hall, PC Aimee Payne, "Beating Cyber Crime"
14/01/2020:   Barbara Stevens "The History of Downe Village"
11/02/2020:   David Astley " The Ambulance Service"
10/03/2020:   Andy Thomas "Crop Circles"