Evening Talks

St Joan's Centre

 

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 St Joan’s Centre, GU9 8DJ. From Farnham station, proceed up Tilford Road, St Joan’s Centre is on the left.

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 Next Talk

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

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Our 2017 – 2018 lecture programme

Return of the Red Kite, March 2018
Rebuilding Shakepspeare’s Globe, April 2018

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Change of venue for evening talks

With effect from April 2017, we are holding our evening talks in St Joan’s Centre, on Tilford Road.

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Our most recent talk

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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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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