The Story of The Crystal Palace Saturday 22 September
Life Below Stairs Thursday 18 October
Air Ambulance Trust for Sussex, Surrey and Kent Friday 30 November
Originally designed for the Great exhibition of 1851, it was later transported to Sydenham and rebuilt and enlarged. This was Joseph Paxton’s masterpiece and was the largest iron and glass building ever constructed.
This is its story, as told by well-known local historian Ian Gledhill.
Talks Programme 2018
Meetings are held at the Community Centre, Romany Road, Durrington BN13 3FJ.
Meetings start at 2.30 pm.
Entry at the door: Members £2.00 Visitors £4.00
As a counterpoint to the history of Petworth House and its owners, the talk will explain what the life of the many servants was like, especially at its peak in the 19th century. The speaker is Pat Best, past Chairman of the Association, and long-term volunteer at Petworth
The Trust provides a helicopter emergency medical service responding to patients who have suffered trauma or serious medical emergencies. They operate 24 hours a day, ensuring they can be there for the most critically ill and injured people in the region