Diary

Lectures can be delivered remotely by Webinar (Zoom) if required.

Please email or ring for details or look on You Tube for my Zoom Advice [https://youtu.be/TBeP-lpRzgU] which I hope will help if you are not sure about setting up a remote lecture and how it works.

 

Monday 1 November [7.30 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for The Arts Society, Helmsley
The Old Meeting House, Helmsley Y62 4DW

Tuesday 2 November [7.30 pm]

The First Prize: the glories of Anglo-Saxon England

for Lyminge History Society
Tayne Centre, Lyminge Methodist Church CT18 8JA

Wednesday 3 November [2 pm]

The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

a fund-raiser for St Andrew’s, West Street, Deal
probably in the church itself.

Friday 5 November [7.30 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for Elham Historical Society
The Village Hall, Canterbury Road CT4 6SX

Monday 8 November [8 pm]

The Master Masons: the men who built the cathedrals

for Bexley Historical Society
St John Fisher RC Church Hall, Thanet Road, Bexley DA5 1AP

Wednesday 10 November [2.30 pm]

The Cathars

for the 2nd Wednesday Club, Winchelsea
New Hall, Roberts Hill, Winchelsea TN36 4EY

Thursday 11 November [7.30 pm]

The Signs of the Times: how to read medieval art

for Rye Castle Museum
3 East Street, Rye TN31 7JY

Friday 12 November [8 pm]

Webinar/Zoom lecture on The Green Man

for Canterbury Branch of KFHS

Tuesday 16 November [7.30 pm]

A Child’s Life in the Middle Ages

for St Peter’s, Broadstairs
Portland Centre, Broadstairs CT10 2TR

Wednesday 17 November [2 pm]

The Siren Sea; Medieval Mariners

for the Enfield Association of the National Trust
Holtwhites Sports & Social Club, 1 Kirkland Drive, Enfield EN2 0RN

Wednesday 17 November

Stone on Stone: the men who built the cathedrals

for The Arts Society, Evesham & Pershore
Evesham Arts Centre, Victoria Avenue, Evesham, Worcs WR11 4QH

Thursday 18 November [7.30 pm]

Stone on Stone: the men who built the cathedrals

for Battle & District History Society
The Memorial Hall, 81 High Street, Battle TN33 0AG

Wednesday 24 November [2 pm]

The Master Masons: the men who built the cathedrals

for Sevenoaks U3A
The Community Centre, Cramptons Road, off Otford Road, Sevenoaks TN14 5DN

Thursday 25 November [2.30 pm]

The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

for The Arts Society, Tonbridge
Medway Hall, Angel Centre, Tonbridge TN9 1SF

Thursday 25 November [7.30 pm]

The Goose is Getting Fat: a history of Christmas traditions

for The Arts Society, Tunbridge Wells
Jubilee Hall, Holmewood House School, Barrow Lane, Langton Green TN3 0EB

Friday 26 November [7.30 pm]

Thomas Becket

for Bearsted History Society
The Memorial Hall, Manor Rise, Bearsted ME14 4DB

Saturday 4 December [10 am]

The Politeness of Princes: the reality of medieval etiquette and table manners

for North West Kent Family History Society
Dartford Science & Technology College, Heath Lane, Dartford DA1 2LY

Tuesday 7 December [11 am]

Glad Tidings: the story of the Annunciation

for The Arts Society, Mendip
Strode Theatre, Church Street, Street, Somerset BA16 0AB

Wednesday 8 December [2.30 pm]

The Goose is Getting Fat: a history of Christmas traditions

for St Andrew’s, West Street, Deal
Followed by one of St Andrew’s famous teas

Wednesday 8 December [8 pm]

The Hazards of the Journey: pilgrimage and travel in the Middle Ages

for Beckenham & Bromley NT Centre
The Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley BR1 2UH

Friday 10 December [8 pm]

The Goose is Getting Fat: a history of Christmas traditions

for Wrotham History Society
The Village Hall, Wrotham TN15 7AH

Saturday 11 December [7.30 pm]

The Goose is Getting Fat: a history of Christmas traditions

for Crayford Manor History Society
The Baker Trust Hall, Maxim Road, Crayford Manor DA1 4BG

Tuesday 14 December [2.15 pm]

Glad Tidings: the story of the Annunciation

for The Arts Society, Wealden
Community Hall, Sheepsetting Lane, Heathfield TN21 0XG

Wednesday 15 December [7 pm]

Glad Tidings: the story of the Annunciation

for HRG Sittingbourne

2022

Tuesday 11 January [2.15 pm]

Stone on Stone: the Men who built the Cathedrals

for The Arts Society, Bury St Edmunds
Venue to be confirmed

Tuesday 11 January [7.30 pm] AWAITING CONFIRMATION

The Lindisfarne Gospels

for Ulcombe History Society
The Village Hall, Headcorn Road, Ulcombe ME17 1HD

Wednesday 12 January [2 pm]

Subject TBC

for U3A Shepway
The Tin Tabernacle, 4 Stade Street, Hythe CT21 6BD

Thursday 13 January [10.30 am]

The Second or Third Coming?

for The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral

Thursday 13 January [2.30 pm]

A Child’s Life in the Middle Ages

for Tenterden National Trust Association
St Mildred’s Hall, Church Road, Tenterden TN30 6AT

Monday 17 January [7.30 m]

The Signs of the Times

For Wye Arts
Venue TBC

Wednesday 19 January [11 am]

The Topsy-Turvy World of Misericords

for The Arts Society, Birmingham
CBSO Centre, Berkley Street B1 2LF

Thursday 20 January [2 pm]

The Master Masons

for U3A Sidcup
Venue TBC

Friday 21 January [7.30 pm]

The Siren Sea

for Mayfield History Society
The Memorial Hall, Tunbridge Wells Road, Mayfield TN20 6PJ

Tuesday 25 January [7.30 pm]

Zoom/Webinar lecture on The Men who built the Cathedrals

for Wickham History Society

Wednesday 26 January [7.3m]

Thomas Becket

for Barham Downs History Society
The Barn, 23 The Street, Kingston CT4 6JB

Thursday 27 January [2 pm]

The Green Man

for U3A Saxon Shore
Swalecliffe & Chestfield Community Centre, St John’s Road, Swalecliffe CT4 2QU

Tuesday 1 February [7.30 pm]

‘Put That Light Out!’ The Searchlight Girls of WW2

for Swanley History Group
The Alexandra Suite, St Mary’s Road, Swanley BR8 7BU

Wednesday 2 February [2 pm]

The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

for U3A Tonbridge
Angel Centre, Tonbridge TN9 1SF

Tuesday 8 February [7 pm]

The Siren Sea

for The Arts Society, Portsea Island
University of Portsmouth, Eldon West Building, Middle Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ

Thursday 10 February [2 pm]

The Siren Sea

for The Arts Society, Ashdown Forest
The Community Centre, Pine Grove, Crowborough TN6 1FE

Tuesday 15 February [7.30 pm]

Norman Sicily

for Ulcombe History Society
The Village Hall, Headcorn Road ME17 1HD

Wednesday 16 February [10.45 am]

The Master Masons: the Men who built the Cathedrals

for The Arts Society, Mid Sussex
Clair Hall, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath RH16 3DN

Thursday 17 February [2 pm]

The Politeness of Princes

for MEPARA
The Village Hall, Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0AT

Thursday 17 February [7.30 pm]

The Master Masons

for Bridge History Society
The Village Hall, 28 High Street, Bridge CT4 5JZ

Monday 21 February [2.30 pm]

The Master Masons: the Men who built the Cathedrals

Zoom lecture for U3A Hawkhurst

Wednesday 2 March [11 am]

The Glories of Anglo-Saxon England

for Wadhurst Probus
The Village Hall, Lower High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7BB

Wednesday 9 March [10.30 am]

The Siren Sea

for The Arts Society, Totnes
Schiller Hall, Buckfast Conference Centre, Northwood Lane, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EG

Wednesday 16 March [2.15 pm]

The Topsy Turvy World of Misericords

for The Arts Society, Teme Valley
The Assembly Rooms, 1 Mill Street, Ludlow SY8 1AZ

Thursday 17 March [7.30 pm]

The Master Masons

for The Ash Society
The Village Hall, Queen’s Road, Ash CT3 2BG

Tuesday 22 March

The Arts Society Annual Directory Meeting

 

Wednesday 23 March [2 pm]

Subject TBC

for The Friends of French Churches
The Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT

Thursday 24 March [10.45 am]

Stone on Stone: the Men who built the Cathedrals

for The Arts Society, City of Chichester
The Assembly Rooms, North Street, Chichester PO19 1LG

Monday 4 April [2 pm]

Charlemagne

for The Arts Society, Newmarket
Parish Centre, The Church of Our Lady, 14 Exeter Road, Newmarket CB8 8LT

Tuesday 5 April [10.45 am]

The Master Masons

for The Arts Society, West Suffolk
Blackbourne Community Centre, Elmswell IP30 9UH

Wednesday 6 April [2.30 pm]

‘Put That Light Out’: the Searchlight Girls of WW2

for East Kent National Trust Association
United Reformed Church. Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2UA

Thursday 7 April [2 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for The Arts Society, Grayshott
The Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6TZ

Tuesday 12 April [7.30 pm]

The Master Masons

for Hythe Civic Society
Venue to be confirmed

Thursday 14 April [11 am]

Subject TBC

for The Arts Society, North Bucks
Lovat Hall, Silver Street, Newport Pagnell MK16 0EJ

Wednesday 20 April [8 pm]

The Master Masons

for Otford History Society
The Memorial Hall, High Street, Otford TN14 5PQ

Thursday 21 April [2.30 pm]

The Hazards of the Journey: Pilgrimage and Travel in the Middle Ages

for U3A Wadhurst
The Commemoration Hall, High Street, Wadhurst TN5 6LF

Thursday 21 April [8 pm]

The Politeness of Princes

for Brenchley & Matfield History Society
The Village Hall, Village Green, Maidstone Road, Matfield TN12 7JY

Friday 22 April [1o am]

Illuminated Manuscripts

A study Day for Surrey U3As
Menuhin Hall, Cobham Road, Stoke d’Abernon KT11 3QQ

Tuesday 26 April [2 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for The Arts Society, Wensleydale
Tennants Auction Centre, Harmby Road, Leyburn DL8 5SG

Thursday 28 April [2.30 pm]

The Topsy-Turvy World of Misericords

for The Arts Society, Blackheath
St Mary’s Church Hall, Cresswell Park, Blackheath SE3 9RD

Sunday 1 May [12 noon]

Stone on Stone: the men who built the cathedrals

Part of the Medieval Canterbury Weekend to be held from Friday 29 April – Sunday 1 May.
See www.canterbury.ac.uk/medieval-canterbury for more information and programme

Monday 9 May [1.30 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for The Arts Society, Ayrshire
The Walker Hall, South Beach Road, Troon KA10 6EF

Tuesday 10 May [11 am]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for The Arts Society, Dumfries & Galloway
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries DG1 4TL

Monday 23 May – Tuesday 31 May – Wednesday 8 June

Lecturing on MS Van Gogh for Noble Caledonia

Lyons to Avignon and back.

Sunday 12 – Friday 24 June

Lecturing on MS Royal Crown for Noble Caledonia

Vienna / Wachau Valley / Melk / Passau / Regensburg / Nuremberg / Bamberg / Wurzburg / Miltenberg / Eltville / Kloster Eberbach / Rudesheim / Cologne / Amsterdam

Monday 11 – Friday 15 July

Suffolk Seraphims: Churches of Suffolk

A study tour for ACE Cultural Tours

Monday 18 – Friday 22 July

Churches of Romney Marsh

A study tour for ACE Cultural Tours

Sunday 24 July [3 pm]

Subject TBC

for Thomas a Becket Church, Capel, a fund-raiser for this gem of a church possibly followed by strawberries

Tuesday 2 – Friday 5 August

An Appointment with Angels: Churches of Norfolk

A study tour for ACE Cultural Tours

Monday 8 – Friday 12 August

Churches of Romney Marsh

A study tour for ACE Cultural Tours

Tuesday 16 – Friday 19 August

The Age of Bede

A study tour for Martin Randall Travel

Monday 22 – Friday 26 August

Northumbria in the First Millennium

A study tour for ACE Cultural Tours

Thursday 1 September [10.30 am]

The Dregs of the People Remains: Black Death and its Aftermath

for U3A Beckenham History Group
The Methodist Church, Bromley Road, Beckenham BR3 5JE

Monday 5 September [7.30 pm]

The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

for Woodchurch Local History Society
The Memorial Hall, Front Road TN26 3PA

Tuesday 6 September [7.15 pm]

Subject TBC

for Whitable History Society
Whitstable URC, Middle Wall, CT5 1BW

Wednesday 7 September [11 am]

The Dregs of the People Remains: Black Death and its Aftermath

for The Arts Society, Chipstead
The Community Centre Hall, Park Lane, Banstead SM7 3AJ

Monday 12 – Friday 16 September

Churches of Dorset

for Martin Randall Travel

Wednesday 21 September [11 am]

The Politeness of Princes: the Reality of Medieval Etiquette

for The Arts Society, Canterbury
ARCA Hall, 151 Ashford Road, Thanington Without, Canterbury CT1 3XR

Wednesday 21 September [8 pm]

The Topsy-Turvy World of Misericords

for The Arts Society, Brentwood District
The Community Hall, 7, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED

Monday 10 October [8 pm]

Stone on Stone: the Men who built the Cathedrals

for The Arts Society, South-West London
Putney Leisure Centre, Dryburgh Road, Putney SW15 1BL

Tuesday 11 October [7.30 pm]

Viking Legend and Myth

for Royal Phoenix Metal Detectors
The Cricketers, Crabble Avenue, River CT17 0JB

Wednesday 12 October [1.30 pm]

The Ship Burial at Sutton Hoo

for U3A Medway
Brook Theatre, 5 The Brook, Chatham ME4 4SE

Wednesday 12 October [8 pm] Awaiting Confirmation

‘Put That Light Out!’ The Searchlight Girls of WW2

for Beckenham & Bromley National Trust Association
The Methodist Hall, College Road, Bromley BR1 2UH

Thursday 27 October [10.40 am]

Stone on Stone: the Men who built the Cathedrals

for The Arts Society, Enfield
St Paul’s Community Centre, 102A Church Street, Enfield EN2 6AR

Monday 31 October [2.30 pm]

The Bayeux Tapestry

for U3A Caterham
Venue TBC

Tuesday 8 November [7.30 pm]

The Vikings Are Coming

for The Arts Society, Hexham
The Function Suite, Tynedale Mart, Hexham NE46 3SG

Thursday 10 November [2 pm]

Thomas Becket

for U3A Paddock Wood
Venue TBC

Thursday 10 November [8 pm]

‘Put That Light Out!’ The Searchlight Girls of WW2

For Wadhurst History Society
Commemoration Hall, High Street, Wadhurst TN5 6LE

Thursday 17 November [10 am]

A Potted History

for U3A Beckenham
The Methodist Church, Bromley Road, Beckenham BR3 5JE

Thursday 17 November [2 pm]

The Goose is getting Fat

for U3A Mayfield
The Memorial Hall, Tunbridge Wells Road, Mayfield TN20 6PJ

Monday 21 November [2 pm]

The Cathars

for U3A Maidstone
The Salvation Army Hall, 74 Union Road, Maidstone ME14 1ED

Wednesday 30 November [10.30 am]

Whose God is it anyway?  An exploration of Islamic Art

for The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral
The Clagett Auditorium, Cathedral Precincts CT1 2EE

Tuesday 6 December [8 pm]

Glad Tidings: the Story of the Annunciation

for The Arts Society, Woodford Green
Bancroft Prep School, Woodford Green IG8 0RF

Wednesday 7 December [7.30 pm]

Subject TBC

for HRGS Sittingbourne

Thursday 8 December

The Goose is getting Fat

for Margate Civic Society
Walpole Bay Hotel, Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville CT9 2JJ

Tuesday 13 December [7.30 pm]

The Goose is getting Fat

for Ulcombe History Society
The Village Hall, Headcorn Road ME17 1HD

Wednesday 14 December [2 pm]

Sutton Hoo

for The Arts Society, Market Harborough
Venue TBC