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