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

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Andrea Cameron – Sarah Trimmer and her 18th century church school in Brentford. 

“Sarah Trimmer and her 18th century church school in Brentford”.  Sarah was a writer and critic of 18th century British children’s literature, as well as an educational reformer.”

Tuesday 20th June 2017 – Annual General Meeting

Guest Speaker National Trust representative from Chartwell.

Tuesday 4th July – Mr Edward Towne “The Cambridge Spies”.

This lecture deals with the political and economic background of the 1930’s to explain the appeal of communism to young undergraduates then. It outlines the activities of each of the five before considering the damage done by their spying for Stalin and the changes that have taken place in recruitment for the intelligence community since their activities.

Tuesday August 1st – Mr Dustin Frasierwood “The history of collecting and arranging libraries”.