Events

There is a charge of £1 for members and £3 for non-members, sorry cash only!

The Agenda for 2024 is finalized and venues are shown. We hope to have further details on meeting information here shortly. Members will also be notified direct in mailing and newsletters. However, this is how things look to date, we just have to finalise talk titles and we shall hopefully receive some pictures!

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Tuesday, 16th January 2024 – Indian Army Camps at Hampton Court Palace – A talk by Ian Franklin.

The Indian Army Troops arriving at Hampton Court Station 1937

This event will take place at St. Lawrence School commencing at 8pm

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Wednesday, 21st February 2024 – Dream Factories and Picture Palaces: Hollywood on Thames in History and Memory – A talk by Simon Brown

This event will take place at St. Lawrence School commencing at 8pm

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Thursday, 18th April 2024 – Our AGM followed by The Gill Family of Apps Court – A talk by Amy Swainston of Elmbridge Museum.

Apps Court House – Home of the Gill Family

This event will take place at St. Lawrence School commencing at 8pm

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Tuesday, 14th May 2024 – The Palace: 500 years of British History at Hampton Court – A talk by Gareth Russell (Author of The Palace)

Our annual Clore Centre meeting Booking details to be announced to members only.

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Wednesday 12th June 2024 – Terence Cuneo – A talk by Terry Johnson

Terence Cuneo was one of the most prolific artists of the 20th Century. In addition to numerous commissions, he had the great honour of painting Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in Westminster Abbey. Cuneo lived in Molesey for 55 years and was an important figure in the local community.

Terry Johnson is a retired Police Superintendent. He has given over 300 talks and, in doing so, has raised over £25,000 for ‘Help the Heroes’

This event will take place at St. Lawrence School commencing at 8pm

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Monday, 15th July 2024 – Our Summer ‘Towpath’ Stroll – Richard McHardy will be leading us.

Meet at Hampton Court Bridge – time to be announced

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Thursday, 5th September 2024 – Sir Barnes Wallis: The man and the Myth – A talk by Vivien White

This event will take place at St. Lawrence School commencing at 8pm

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Thursday, 10th October 2024 – A talk by Alan Wright

This event will take place at St. Mary’s Church commencing at 8pm

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Friday, 15th November 2024 – St. Paul’s Church, Inside and Out – Our research project for 2023

This event will take place at St. Paul’s Church commencing at 8pm

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