Evening Talks

 

The Farnham Society arranges four or five illustrated evening talks each year.

Non-members of the Society are welcome.

Talks are at 8.0 pm with welcoming drinks served from 7.30

Venues and entry prices will be posted on this website.

Enquiries to our Social Secretary on 1socsec.fsoc@gmail.com

 

A Cracking Christmas Evening

Monday 3 December, refreshments 7:30 pm for 8:00 start   St Joan’s Centre, Tilford Road, Farnham, GU9 8DJ Brenda Longman, Ray Murphy with Farnham Rep present material from writings and

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Talking Brains

Talk by Neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott and Impressionist Duncan Wisbey

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Murder by the Book

Wednesday 26th September  2018 Farnham-born Professor Claire Harman talked about her forthcoming book, ‘Murder by the Book: a sensational chapter in Victorian crime’. It’s the true story of a murder,

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Our 2017 – 2018 programme

Our next evening event is ‘A Cracking Christmas Evening’ with Brenda Longman, Ray Murphy and Farnham Rep on Monday 3 December

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Rebuilding Shakespeare’s Globe

4 April 2018, Dr Diana Devlin Diana was chairman of the committee that planned and accomplished the building of Shakespeare’s Globe with Sam Wannamaker and Prof Andrew Gurr. You may have heard her

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The Lady with the Lamp

On Friday 19 January 2018, Major Paul Whittle gave an illustrated talk on Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp. Paul spent his professional career in the financial sector, also serving in the

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Journey of the Magi

On Thursday 7 December 2017, Rt Revd Dr Christopher Herbert gave an illustrated talk on The Journey of the Magi. He traced the history of how the Biblical story has been represented in western

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Watts Gallery

Jane Trurer spoke of how George Watts moved from London to a house in Compton, where he built a gallery to display his works.

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Trees of Farnham

Peter Bridgeman spoke on Trees in Farnham, 20 January 2017.

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Maria Callas Talk

On Friday 18 November 2016, Michael Hartnall spoke on The Life and Art of Maria Callas.

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UK Education, a personal view

On Tuesday 11 October 2016. Sir Andrew Carter, Head Teacher at South Farnham School gave a talk titled ‘UK Education – a Personal View’.    

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The Devil’s Punchbowl

On Tuesday 24 March 2016  Matt Cusack, Head Ranger with the National Trust, spoke to us on The Devil’s Punchbowl.

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