Lecture Programme

Lectures will take place in the Parish Hall, Christ Church, Ealing Broadway. Please note that the November, January, February lectures will start at 2.00pm and the March – October lectures will start at 7.30pm.


Loop system available for those with hearing problems.

Lectures are free to members with a charge of £3 for visitors

March 6th 2018 – Mr.Richard Flenley. “Pitzhanger Manor : Sir John Soane’s dream house in Ealing.

Joan Soane bought and rebuilt Pitzhanger Manor as the dream home which would inspire his sons and impress his clients. It was his family home “in the country” 1800 to 1810. The building has been going through some extensive restoration and will re-open later in 2018. Richard Flenley will take us through this restoration process.


April 3rd 2018 – Mrs. Frances Hughes. “Ellen Terry & the Aesthetes”

The talk will cover a lot of information about the late 15th century house Smallhythe Place, the home of Ellen Terry, which has been cared for by the National Trust since 1947.


May 1st 2018 – Mr.Frank Weare. “The Glories of the Nile – Egyptian Architecture and Temples”

Frank’s wish is to present the world’s finest and magnificent architecture and designated World Heritage sites and to share his joy with travellers who want to appreciate and understand their fascination and beauty as well

June 5th 2018 – Annual General Meeting:

At the conclusion of the AGM Mr.Alan Copeland. will show some unique digital Audio Visual shots in which you will see a selection of films (sequences) covering many different subjects.