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- To Be Advised Anne of Cleves – Helen Poole
9 September 2.30pm – at the Christian Centre
Helen is a historian and archaeologist. She has many interesting talks on a variety of subjects, but her great interest is in Anne of Cleves. Anne was Henry VIII’s fourth wife, briefly. She agreed to an annulment and remained in England for the rest of her life. She was referred to as the King’s Beloved...
- To be Advised The Rise and Demise of Accents Including the forgotten Surrey Dialect – Susan Purcell
14 October 2.30pm – at the Christian Centre
Susan Purcell is a professional linguist, lexicographer (dictionary compiler), crossword editor and compiler. She is the author of 12 books related to words and language. She will be speaking about the demise of accents including the forgotten Surrey dialect.
- The Life and Time of Edith Cavell – Talk by Melanie Gibson-Barton
11 November 2.30pm – at the Christian Centre
Melanie has visited and lived in Belgium for several years. She does talks relating to Belgium and one of them is the story of Edith Cavell, the British heroine who died in Brussels in 1915. Edith was a nurse working in Brussels and she saved the lives of soldiers from both sides and helped them...
- Local Surrey Ghosts – Talk by Rupert Matthews
9 December 2.30pm – at the Christian Centre
Rupert Matthews is a professional historian who has written over 100 published books and numerous magazine articles as well as appearing on TV and radio. He talks on many subjects and this time it is about local Ghosts.