Tuesday at Friends

At the Friends' Meeting House,

Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF

(Telephone: 01273 770258, Warden: Terry Byrne).  

Tuesday afternoon talks for anyone, of any age.   Time: 2:30 – 3:30.  

Admission £2.50 No need to book –  just turn up.  

There is an induction loop for the hard of hearing.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be on sale in the adjoining cafe room after the talk (£1).

September 19th:  ‘The Sussex Far East: Rye Bay explored’ - an illustrated talk by 
                                  Dr Geoffrey Mead.     
                                  Discover a very beautiful part of Sussex
October 3rd:        “The vessel now arriving . . .” - A short history of sea travel to and 
                                 From Brighton - an illustrated talk by Alan Cooke.
                                 Brighton and the sea through the centuries.
October 10th:       ‘The Development of Regency Brighton 1815 to 1830
                               - an illustrated talk by Dr Sue Berry
                                 A resort town transformed.
October 17th:       ‘Franz Muller: The First British Railway Murderer?
                            - an illustrated talk by James Gardner. 
                            Murder on the North London Railway in 1864.
October 24th:      ‘Sussex Lives’ - a talk by Brian Freeland.
                                A personalised look at life in the county around the time of 
                                 John Freeland and Rudyard Kipling. 
October 31st:       ‘Switzerland in Miniature’ - an illustrated talk by Trevor Povey.
                                 Take a look at the Swiss Gardens in New Shoreham, the grandest
                                 pleasure garden of the 19th century.
November 7th:      ‘Local Women’s and Girl’s Work in the 19th & 20th Centuries
                                 - A talk by Brighton & Hove Women’s History Group.
                                   Find out more about the working lives of Victorian and Edwardian women in our city.  
November 14th:   ‘Unwrapping the plastic from our lives’ 
                              - a talk by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs.   
                                 Looking at our use of plastics and what we can do.
November 21st:   ‘Happy Birthday Max Miller – There’ll Never be Another’
                                  - a talk by John Henty  
                                  A celebration on what would have been Max’s 129th birthday.        
November 28th:   ‘Take Cover! – Brighton in Henry VIII’s wars’   
                                  - an illustrated talk by Martin Jones.
                                  Brighton on the front line.
December 5th:     ‘A Sussex Christmas’ - an illustrated talk by Chris Horlock.  
                                 How Sussex people celebrated Christmas in the past. There is a 
                                 Christmas tale or two, including a mysterious incident during
                                 the great snowstorm of 1881.  
December 12th:   Music for Christmas with the Twagger Band.  
                                 Traditional music to celebrate the coming festivities.

If you would like to put forward yourself as a potential speaker, or know someone you would recommend, please let Terry know on 01273 770258, via brightonfriendsmeeting@gmail.com, or via the 'Contact' page on this website.

And please recommend our programme of talks to your friends - it takes time for 'word of mouth' to get round to all those who used to come along!

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