Programme 2022/2023


Our Monthly talks

TUESDAY EVENINGS at 7.30pm talk starts. Bar opens at 7pm.


1 March       – “Butler to Scullery Maid” by Margaret Latter

5 April – 10,000 Years of Brentford: the early history of a riverside town by Mr Jon Cotton

3 May – Life in Georgian Kingston as reported in the Gentleman’s Magazine, 1731-1830
by Mr Julian Pooley

7 June – Hadrian’s Wall – a Walk on theWild Side – Mrs Susan Rhodes

4 July (Monday) – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Mr Jeremy Thorn

2 Aug  – The Palaces of Richmond and Kew by Mrs Susan Rhodes

6 Sept     – Elizabeth’s Rival: Lettice Knollys by Ms Nicola Tallis

4 Oct      – Jacobites and International Intrigue by Mr Ralph Thompson

1 Nov    – The Casebook of the Bow Street Runners by Mr Matthew Bowman

15 Nov (** afternoon talk) – The History of Trafalgar Square by Mr Trevor Strong

1 Dec  (Thursday)   – The Ghosts of Hampton Court by Mr Ian Franklin


24 Jan 2023 (** afternoon talk) – The Forgotten Boys of the Sea by Dr Caroline Withall

7 Feb –  Cleaveland Rd. Surbiton by Mr Bob Phillips

 7 March – A G M – Tall Tales: Local Historical Trees by Mrs Susan Rhodes

Evening Meetings are usually held in:

The cornerHOUSE Arts Centre
116 Douglas Rd, Surbiton KT6 7SB

Bar opens 7pm
Talk starts 7.30pm

AFTERNOON MEETINGS are held in Surbiton Methodist Church, 39 Ewell Rd, Surbiton KT6 6AF
Doors open 2.30pm

Enquiries to Membership Secretary, Mrs Ann Glover

Tel 020 8330 0339