Assembly Room viewed from North Street

Our Monthly Meetings (listed below) take place on the third Thursday of most months at the Assembly Room, North Street Chichester, and features mostly a series of entertaining and informative talks.
The forthcoming meetings are listed below – click the link for more details of each month’s talk and a location map. Or you can simply click on the “Next Monthly Meeting” link or on the calendar on the right hand side of most web-site pages to go to each talk directly.

The normal pattern is coffee and tea served from 13:30 until 14:15 giving you a chance to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The meeting starts at 14:30. This can vary, so do check the weekly Bulletin and the website in advance.

There is a sound loop system and a lift at the Assembly Room.

Forthcoming Meetings

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 21/02/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

21st February 2019

Speaker: James Dickinson

Henry III and the Battle of Lewes

Henry III is a little known English king who was on the throne for the fourth longest period of time in our history.

He was an important monarch, culturally and politically.

In his reign many significant works of English architecture were built.

At the Battle of Lewes, he was defeated and power passed into the hands of de Montfort and his supporters.

 

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 21/03/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

21st March 2019

Speaker: David Boag

A wildlife photographer with a story to tell – the kingfisher – the comical puffin – Nature’s marvels

 

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 18/04/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

18th April 2019

Speaker: John Bower

John has a vast amount of experience within the criminal justice system.

He slipped into criminal activity and is ashamed to admit that he spent a total of 15 years behind bars for offences of robbery and burglary.

Following a traumatic experience in solitary confinement in the segregation unit at Dartmoor Prison, he resolved to turn his life around.

 

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 16/05/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

16th May 2019 : AGM 2pm

Speaker: Ian Keable

Charles Dickens: Conjuror

 Ian is a distinguished amateur magician. His own conjuring playbill is brought to life by reference to showmen who influenced him and by some Dickensian magic tricks.

 

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 20/06/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

20th June 2019

Speaker: Andy Thomas

Unexplained mysteries and cover-ups

Andy reveals some of the most famous mysteries of recent history and asks why the media ignores them in the face of sometimes impressive evidence. What is the truth about UFOs, pyramids, ghosts, strange creatures, religious apparitions, psychics, ancient prophecies and what is their intriguing connection to some famous conspiracy theories?

 

 

Monthly Meetings will take place at Assembly Room on 18/07/2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

18th July 2019

Speaker: Ian Gledhill

We do like to be beside the seaside

 

A light-hearted talk by Ian Gledhill, looking at seaside entertainment in Sussex over the years from bathing machines and End of Pier shows to ‘What the Butler Saw’, including a brief history of the seaside itself.

 

 

Notices

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