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

 

The Swing Riots in Surrey, 1830

Evening talk. St Joans’ Centre, Tilford Road. Friday 18 October, 19:30 for 20:00

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Evening talk : The Rise and Fall of English Switzerland

How Hindhead became home to some eminent Victorians.

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Evening Talk: Simon de Montfort

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

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Our 2019 programme

Our next evening talk: Arts and Craft Gardens, Cherrill Sands. Friday 15 November.

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The Story of Global Warming

The story of Global Warming from a scientist’s perspective. Talk given on Friday 20 September.

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Evening Talk: Harold Falkner, more than an Arts and Crafts Architect

FALKNER AND BORELLI – MEN WHO CHANGED FARNHAM In 1911 The Farnham Society was founded by the Bishop of Winchester (Lord of Farnham Castle), Charles Borelli and Harold Falkner – two men who

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A Cracking Christmas Evening

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

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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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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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