Our 2017 – 2018 lecture programme

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Friday 19 January – St Joan’s centre

Maj. Paul Whittle – Florence Nightingale – The Lady with the Lamp

 

Wednesday 7 March – St Joan’s centre

Keith Betton – Return of the Red Kite.

 

Wednesday 4 April,  -  St Joan’s Centre

Dr Diana Devlin – Rebuilding Shakespeare’s Globe

 

Wednesday 26 September – St Thomas on the Bourne

Dr Claire Harman, biographer – subject possibly her current book on Dickens and Thackeray

due for publication Christmas 2018. Otherwise Jane Austen or Charlotte Bronte.

 

Friday 19 October – Farham Maltings, Great Hall

Prof. Sophie Scott, neurologist and Duncan Wisbey, actor/impressionist – Speech and the Brain.

Prof Sophie Scott is giving the 2017 Christmas lectures at The Royal institution, titled ‘The language of life’, exploring how humans developed language, how laughter links us to our animal last, and the subtle cues we send out through facial expression, tone of voice and even smell.

Wednesday 14 November – St Thomas on the Bourne

Joanne Watson, retired BBC Sports Producer – title to be confirmed

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