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



7th November 2017 – Ms. Yvonne Jackman  “The rebuilding of St.Paul’s Cathedral after the Great Fire of London”.   Within one week of the Great Fire of 1666 Sir Christopher Wren had drawn up designs for a new Cathedral for London, but it was not until 1675 that he was able to start the re-building.  This lecture will look at the way Wren’s final design evolved into the Cathedral we have today.




Due to Bank Holiday, January lecture will be held on second Tuesday.

9th January 2018 – The Reverend Dr. Nicholas Henderson.  “The Anglo-Saxons and the Normans an enduring legacy”  A brief look at the architecture, language, historical and cultural legacy that has been left by the Anglo-Saxons and the Normans.  These are two distinct but linked and formative periods still evident today.



6th February 2018 – Mr.Andrew Davies.  “The changing face of London”   London is the world’s most fascinating and historic city, from Romans to  today via Norman conquest; our many squares and parks; the arrival of the docks and the railway, metroland and the blitz – we will explore this rich history.