Programme for 2009



January 8th The History of HMS Ganges
Talk by Tony Chaplin, starting at 7:30 pm.

February 12th Enjoying Heraldry
Talk by Derek Palgrave, starting at 7:30 pm.

March 12th The Livermere Ghosts
We are pleased to welcome Clive Paine once again; the talk will start at 7:30 pm.

April 16th The History of Sanitation
Talk by Tony Redman, starting at 7:30 pm.

May 14th The Lost City of Dunwich
Talk by Mark Mitchels. Note that this will be at the Wesley Hall in School Road.

June 11th The History of the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
Talk by Helga Brandt, starting at 7:30 pm.

July 9th
Annual outing: Lodge Farm, Westhorpe, starting at 6:30 pm

a tractor and trailer ride showing current farming practices
a look at ongoing Environmental Stewardship work at the farm
a visit to the site of Westhorpe Hall, which has historic links with Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor
and after the tour we can visit the farm museums
refreshments

Jean Folkard organising (242099) – but we’re sold out!

September 10th Grandad played the Cornet
A history of village brass bands, by David Cawdell starting at about 7:30pm, after our 7:00 AGM

October 8th The last flight of Lancaster LL919
Illustrated talk by Anne Grimshaw, starting at 7:30 pm.

November 12th Horatio Nelson
Once again we welcome Nick Sign to give this illustrated talk, starting at 7:30 pm.

December 10th An evening of traditional music and anecdotes
by the East Anglian Traditional Music Trust. Light seasonal refreshments will be served afterwards. Note that this meeting will be at the Wesley Hall in School Road, starting at 7:30 pm.