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               Programme for 2018/19

All talks start at 8.00 pm

 

AGM 15th October, starts at 7.30

 

Meetings are held at the Community Centre, New Road, Woodstock

 

Click to locate the Community Centre

 

 

 

15 October 2018 

7.30 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING,

followed by a glass of wine or soft drink before the talk at 8.00

Sir Barry Jackson, Royal Surgeon and Past President of the Royal College of Surgeons

Florence Nightingale: Saint or Sinner

 

 

19 November 2018

Sir John Kiszely KCB MC, Military Historian

The Disaster of Norway, 1940: Anatomy of a Campaign Reviewed

 

10 December 2018

Christmas Lecture

Peter Fisher, International Violinist and Director of the Chamber Ensemble of London

Travels with my Violin

Followed by mulled wine and mince pies


 


21 January 2019

Antonia Keaney, Researcher and Author, Blenheim Palace

Espionage and Evacuees at Blenheim Palace


 

18 February 2019 - Note this is a change to our original programme

Prof. David Abulafia FBA, Professor of Mediterrarean History, Cambridge University

Title of talk to follow


 

18 March 2019

Will Wyatt CBE, Writer and formerly Chief Executive, BBC Broadcast

The BBC in my Rear View Mirror

 

 

15 April 2019

Rt Rev William Kenney, Auxilliary Bishop of Birmingham

"Am I my brother's keeper?" - International Relations and the Church


 

20 May 2019

Thr Rt Hon theLord Patten of Barnes CH PC

 First Confession: a Sort of Memoir  

 

 

 

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