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Events July - November 2016



(Last one of the season)

14th July     Polesden Lacey and Hatchlands Park

Polesden Lacey is set in the rolling hills of Surrey with an extensive collection of fine and decorative arts from old Dutch Masters to sparkling Faberge.  The gardens offer something for all seasons.

The house at Hatchlands Park was built in the 1750s for Admiral Boscawen.  The work of celebrated architect Robert Adam can be seen in interiors throughout the house. View the Cobbe collection of paintings, fine furniture and Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers, and stroll through 400 acres of parkland partly landscaped by Humphry Repton.

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5th - 9th September Shropshire and North Wales

Each year a short break holiday is arranged to an area not accessible on day trips for the purpose of visiting National Trust and other properties.  Travel is by coach hired for the exclusive use of members on the holiday.  

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Thursday 29th September     My Oxford Canal Family

For the past 20 years Judith Kinnison Bourke has combined her interests of history and drama by performing historical true stories in costume.  She has been closely connected with Sussex University where she has taught family and local history and has performed on stage with the Eastbourne Operatic and Dramatic Societies and other groups.


Friday 21st October        Wildlife, Animals and Birds

Peter Lovett’s business career in scientific instrumentation took him to many places in the UK and Europe.  He is a member of Conservation Societies which has enabled him to visit a large number of nature reserves and was able to study and photograph birds, mammals and plants which he is going to show us.

Saturday 19th November       Tales of a Detective

Steve Roberts retired as a  Detective Inspector from the Metropolitan Police Service after completing 30 years’ service.  During this time he worked at various locations in East and South East London and served at New Scotland Yard on a number of specialist investigation units including the Flying Squad, the Murder Squad, Anti-Corruption Command and the Kidnap Unit.

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The Association on The Seafront

To view our flower bed on Worthing seafront

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Tea at The Dome Tuesday24th May

Thursday 24th November    Christmas Luncheon

Christmas Luncheon at the Ardington Hotel

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