Programme for 2012



12th January Members’ contributions
Sir Robert Gardiner; local connections to the Titanic disaster; Alfred Munnings- Suffolk Artist

9th February Victorian Social History in East Anglia
Illustrated talk by Denise Hammond-Webb, starting at 7:30 pm.

8th March The Suffolk Regiment, 1685-1959
by Gwyn Thomas, starting at 7:30 pm.

12th April Elmswell re-visited
Illustrated talk by Clive Paine, starting at 7:30 pm.

10th May Codes, Ciphers & Enigma
– from 480BC to WWII’s Bletchley Park
Presented by Joyce Kimber, starting at 7:30 pm.

14th June Suffolk Suffragettes
– the 1914 Fire at Felixstowe’s Bath Hotel
Illustrated talk by Phil Hadwen, starting at 7:30 pm.

12th July Annual outing
St Mary’s Church, Bury St Edmunds. Conducted tour led by Clive Paine.

13th September 7pm start. A.G.M., then
Suffolk Poachers, Smugglers & Highwaymen
Illustrated talk by William Tyler
11th October Secret Site of Orford Ness
Illustrated talk by Paddy Heazell, starting at 7.30 pm

8th November 1951 Festival of Britain
Illustrated talk by Geoffrey Kay, starting at 7.30 pm

13th December The Time Traveller, Daniel Defoe’s East Anglian travels of 1722 – told in contemporary words and music.
Performance by Sarah Doig & Tony Scheuregger, Ancestral Voices.
Light seasonal refreshments will be served.
Admission by ticket only (Members £4, Visitors £6)