Evening Meetings

                       are now held at:   Kesgrave Community and Conference Centre,                                                                          Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich,  Suffolk, IP5 1JF. 

                                Starting at 19:15  -  Refreshments available during the interval


                                                                2017  Meeting Topics


                17 January 2017   "Elizabeth Garrett Anderson"  Mark Mitchels – Lecturer and author

        21 February 2017   "Saving Country Houses"  Ben Cowell – Director General of the Historic Houses          Association and formerly Regional Director – East of England, National Trust

                   21 March 2017  The National Trust – Playing our part in the east of England
Paul Forecast – Regional Director - East of England, National Trust

                                25 April 2017    "More Stories from the Tower"
Horry Parsons – Construction Team Leader for the Millennium Tower of St Edmundsbury Cathedral

          16 May 2017    "More than just beer and football – the Cobbold family’s contribution to Suffolk"

Anthony Cobbold – Cambridge graduate who founded the Cobbold Family History Trust in 2004


           19th September 2017  "A Power in the land - Garretts of Leiston and the Long Shop"

Stuart Hines -  of the Long Shop Museum at Leiston.

             17th October 2017 "Ipswich Wet Dock - A story of rags to riches and back again"

John Field - Town planner who not only practised in Ipswich but is a native of the town.

                 21st November 2017 " Navigating the Royals - Ark Royal and Britannia"

Captain Peter Chapman-Andrews RN Retired - Director of the Royal Institute of Navigation.