Monthly Meetings

Our Monthly Meetings take place on the third Thursday of most months at

The Assembly Room (First Floor)
in The Council House, North Street, Chichester

or on Zoom

… and feature 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 location. Details are also included in the Bulletin email sent out to members.

Forthcoming Events

Monthly Meeting On Zoom will take place at on 16/12/2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Our Guest Speaker Brad Ashton has written over 1,000 TV comedy shows, mostly for the UK, but also for Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, South Africa and the USA.   In Britain he has written series for many top name comedians including Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson. Dick Emery,  Frankie Howerd, Bruce Forsyth, Hylda Baker, David Frost and Bob Monkhouse.   He’ll be telling amusing and amazing backstage stories about those he’s had the pleasure (and sometimes displeasure), of working with. Brad tells us to expect some startling surprises.”

Zoom details will be sent a few days before the  Meeting

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Monthly Meeting At The Assembly Rooms 20th January 2022 will take place at on 20/01/2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Our January speaker, David Allen will present – The Weird and Wonderful World of the Law.

A hugely enjoyable romp through the legal world: drawing on over 25 years as a locum solicitor travelling around the country, encountering raging judges, dotty clients, and weird cases.  Join David on a sideways journey through bizarre true-life oddities, daft old laws still in place, and political correctness gone raving mad!

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Online bookings are not available for this event.


Monthly Meeting At The Assembly Rooms 17th February 2022 will take place at on 17/02/2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Our February speaker, Kerry Jackson will present – The Birds of Chichester Harbour

Kerry is a past Chair of the local RSPB and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the birds which make Chichester Harbour their home, whether as residents or visitors.  She presents the sights and sounds of the birdlife as we “travel” with her from Dell Quay towards the Solent, with amazing videos, photos and recordings.

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Online bookings are not available for this event.


Monthly Meeting At The Assembly Rooms 14th April 2022 will take place at on 14/04/2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Our April speaker, Martin Thomas will present In The Footsteps of  Shackleton.

Martin Thomas is a retired vascular surgeon. He is a keen sailor and a past commodore of the Ocean Cruising Club. Martin maintains an interest in the history of polar exploration.

This talk gives an illustrated account of Shackleton’s extraordinary polar adventures, the dangers he faced and his brilliant leadership. The speaker will then add a postscript on his own adventure sailing the Southern Ocean to South Georgia and following Shackleton’s exact route over the mountains to Stromness, the Shackleton Traverse

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Online bookings are not available for this event.



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