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 email@example.com
Monday 1 April, 7:30 for 8:00
St Joan’s Centre
Simon de Montfort, England’s First Revolution and the Death of Chivalry, 1258-1265
Article published on 11 March 2019
Our next evening talk Monday 20 May, The Rise and Fall of English Switzerland, by Marion Dell
Article published on 1 January 2019
On Monday 3 December, Brenda Longman, Ray Murphy with Farnham Rep presented an evening of Christmas inspired entertainment. The performance included exerpts from the following books “The Age of
Article published on 7 November 2018
Talk by Neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott and Impressionist Duncan Wisbey
Article published on 7 September 2018
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,
Article published on 24 August 2018
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
Article published on 7 March 2018
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
Article published on 9 June 2017
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
Article published on 8 June 2017
Jane Trurer spoke of how George Watts moved from London to a house in Compton, where he built a gallery to display his works.
Article published on 20 April 2017
Peter Bridgeman spoke on Trees in Farnham, 20 January 2017.
Article published on 1 March 2017
On Friday 18 November 2016, Michael Hartnall spoke on The Life and Art of Maria Callas.
Article published on 9 November 2016
On Tuesday 11 October 2016. Sir Andrew Carter, Head Teacher at South Farnham School gave a talk titled ‘UK Education – a Personal View’.
Article published on 12 October 2016