Events

Anniversary Events - 2021

We are delighted to tell you about the events planned to celebrate our 25th Anniversary year. After a year of restrictions, we hope that you will be happy to socialize again.

Friday 23 July – AGM and Anniversary tea and cake

The celebrations start at our AGM with the official cutting of the Anniversary cake. A good time to find out what will be happening at the museum this year and to catch up with each other. 10.30 am at the Guildhall

Friday 13 August – Summer social

   

A convivial lunch for members in the splendid surroundings of the Guildhall. Former museum curator, Matthew Alexander and his wife will be our guests and Matthew will give us some reminiscences of the many years that he ran the museum. 12 pm at the Guildhall                                              

Friday 10 September – Wanborough Manor: Surrey’s School for Secret Agents by Paul McCue

Wanborough Manor

Wanborough Manor (Photo: John Salmon)

Paul is a British Military historian and author with particular interest in special operations, intelligence gathering and resistance. His talk will look at the SOE training school at Wanborough Manor and its pupils. 2.30 pm at the Guildhall. This is a public talk and tickets are £10 per person. For information and on-line booking go to https://bit.ly/3gM9Rbc

 

Friday 22 October – Eglantyne Jebb by Clare Mulley

              Eglantyne Jebb

Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster. She will tell us about Eglantyne Jebb an unconventional woman, who was driven by humanitarianism to found the “Save the Children” fund a century ago.  2.30 pm at the Guildhall. This is a public talk and tickets are £10 per person. For information and on-line booking go to https://bit.ly/3wPki3l

Friday 19 November – Lewis Carroll in Numberland by Professor Robin Wilson

 

Lewis Carroll in Numberland cover 

 Cover illustration by Sir John Tenniel

Robin Wilson’s special interest is the history of mathematics, and since retiring, he has been giving  lectures to the general public at Gresham College in London. This talk is an exploration of how numbers and logic inspired Carroll’s fantastic writings. 2.30 pm at the Guildhall. This is a public talk and tickets are £10 per person. For information and on-line booking go to https://bit.ly/3qtz91n