Recent Talks


 Aug 2018

John Field

 A History of Magic

Jul 2018

Colin Jones

The Secret Gardens of London

Jun 2018

Summer Lunch

May 2018

Matt Symonds 

Hadrian’s Wall: Life on the Edge of  the Roman Empire

Apr 2018

Tim Caffell 

The Leatherhead Theatre. Its History, Present

and Future

Mar 2018

Richard Hughes

The Disgraceful History of the Deepdene Hotel

Feb 2018

Sheila Willis

Who dun the Whodunits?

Jan 2018

Chris Richards

The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Dec 2017

Xmas Lunch

Nov 2017

John Griffin

Christmas is coming – a selection of prose & poetry

Oct 2017


Sep 2017

Rachel Greening

Walking with Lions

Aug 2017

Paul Whittle

Toy train to the Clouds

Jul 2017

Ian Bevan

The History of Drury Lane Theatre

Jun 2017

Summer Lunch

May 2017

David Henderson

Air Traffic Control

Apr 2017

Mel Rees

“And another thing I meant to say”

Mar 2017

David Richmond-Coggan

Iceland, its coastal geography, flora and fauna

Feb 2017

Stephen Chater

City Livery Companies

Jan 2017

Rupert Matthews

RAF Bomber Command and WWII

Dec 2016

Xmas Lunch

Nov 2016

David Hassard

Bat Boat to Red Arrows

Oct 2016


Sept 2016

Peter Grobel

Edward VII and Polesden Lacey

Aug 2016

Peter Waterhouse

Risk! What risk?

Jul 2016

Dr Margaret Chilton

Nutrition and the Microbiome

Jun 2016

Summer Lunch

May 2016

Michael Gilbert

A Tonic for the Nation

Apr 2016

Lucy Quinnel

The Art and Science of Blacksmithing

Mar 2016

David Williams

The life of Lawrence of Arabia

Feb 2016

Ian Bevan


Jan 2016

Sheila Willis

Poisonous plots. A fascinating insight into devious and deadly deeds

Dec 2015

Xmas Lunch

Nov 2015

Michael Bramwell

Governance of the Square Mile

Oct 2015


Sep 2015

Kenneth Barr

Surrey Hills Society

Aug 2015

Meeting cancelled

Jul 2015

Nigel Arch

Dress and Death in the field of Waterloo

Jun 2015

Summer Lunch

May 2015

Mike Hoare

The 1970s – new crimes, new technologies

Apr 2015

Michael Brown

Voyage to the Antarctic

Mar 2015

Ian Bevan

The Victorians and their leisure and pleasure activities

Feb 2015

Barry Mold

The Ashtead Transition Group

Jan 2015

Winston Fane Bailey

The life of a Royal Protection Officer