Evening Talks

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The Farnham Society arranges four or five illustrated evening talks each year. With effect from April 2015, these will be held in the main hall at South Farnham School, Menin Way, GU9 8DY. From Farnham station, proceed up Tilford Road, then turn left at the traffic lights into Menin Way.

Non-members of the Society are welcome.

Talks are at 8.0 pm with welcoming drinks served from 7.30

Members £3 Non-members £6 Students £1.50

Ample car parking

 

Enquiries to: Gloria Dyche 01252 702449

 

Our most recent talk

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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My Time Inside

On Friday 11 March 2016 John Sandy, an ex Director and Governor of HM Prisons. gave a talk titled My Time Inside.

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Working in Churchill’s Underground War Rooms

Tuesday 19th  January 2016

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Farnham’s Geology

A talk titled Farnham’s Geology was given on Tuesday 24 November

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Timber framed buildings

Friday 2 October 2015 Bill Fergie gave a talk titled “The evolution of the timber framed house in the later medieval period”. Bill is a retired architect and has spent 14 years as chairman of the

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Magna Carta

A country near to bankruptcy, watered down manifesto promises, issues of human rights and outsourcing by the government. It all sounds familiar today, but, as The Farnham Society learned in our recent

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Literary Farnham

16 March 2015 We live in a town that teems with literary connections. Rosemary Wisbey, with the help of readers Rae Baker-Wisbey and Duncan Wisbey, explored Farnham’s literary heritage, taking a cycle

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The Natural History of Farnham

Monday 19 January   Our speaker, Dr Martin Angel, had followed a career in marine biology, taking part in numerous oceanographic surveys, and was for a time Vice President of the British

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Sir William and Dorothy Temple of Moor Park

Wednesday 19 November by Hans du Moulin and Sam Osmond   Hans DuMoulin and Sam Osmond spoke to a packed house on Sir William and Dorothy Temple, who created Moor Park House in the late

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