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Monthly Meetings



Monthly Meetings 2019


Meetings are held on the second Wednesday in the month at 2.00pm

at Hamptons Sports and Leisure Club


January 9th

Prison – the Real Porridge

A review of the reality of the BBC series

 Lindsay Whitehouse


July 10th

Around and About with Boz

Places associated with Charles Dickens

 Nick Dobson


February 13th AGM

Dementia Adventure

An Essex charity aimed at giving

sufferers ‘a sense of adventure’

Kath Vale


August 14th

 Making a Stand for Chelsea

Displays for the Royal College of Pathologists

Tim Wreghitt OBE

March 13th

Cuba – A Revolutionary Tale

David Clarke


September 11th

Fakes and Forgeries

Tim Turner

(Tim is associated with Sworders,

Fine Art Auctioneers)


April 10th

Great Gardens in Great Britain

Andrew Babitz


October 9th

 Prince Albert –

the Greatest King we Never Had

Margaret Mills


May 8th

Bang up to the Elephant

The Victorians - Songs, images and tales

Fool’s Gold


November 13th

 Tripe and Trotters

Tales of a post-war northern childhood

Brian Carline

June 12th

Retail – the Story Retold

The beginnings of familiar department stores

Ann Hardy


December 11th

Christmas Party

To be arranged

Lunch is available at the Marconi Club before the monthly meeting. Please contact the club for further details.



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All meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month and commence at 2.00pm sharp, and take place in the Marconi Sports and Social Club (MASC), off Beehive Lane, Chelmsford.  If coming from the town turn left into Tydemans Road. Look out for the MASC sign.  See arrow on map

This page was last edited on 1st December 2009