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Speakers 2020


Brian Carline - Soil, Sweat and Tears - We welcome back Brian who will amuse us with his anecdotal advice for reluctant gardeners. We may get some tips for Spring.


Lucy Allen - From Titanic to Rocketman - A Stuntwoman's Life - Lucy tells us about her exciting life as a film stuntwoman.


David Williams - Pounds, Shillings and Poverty - Last time, David gave us a talk on the Fire of London. This time he is taking us back to the Victorian era.


Revd. Dr Nicholas Henderson - Great Mysteries and Conspiracy Theories - Dr Henderson will be investigating the Bermuda Triangle, The Moon Landing and Princess Diana's Death as well as ghosts and aliens. Will all be revealed?


Christine Beedle - The Essex Scrubber - Her books tell about her real life experiences - they are filled with fun, drama, passion and fascinating characters. You will have an opportunity to buy her books. Proceeds to go to cancer charity.


Ian Keable - Charles Dickens - Conjurer - We learn how Dickens became a conjurer, which conjurers inspired him and how his magic shed light on this character and writing. Ian will perform some of Dicken's tricks during the talk.


Chris Truran - Dabs and DNA Detects Criminals - His long career in the Metropolitan Police Force as a Scenes of Crime Officer has taken him from investigating shoplifting to murder scenes. This talk covers the development of finger prints to the discovery of DNA.


Toni Neobard and Kate Broad - For Better or For Worse - They are taking us back to marriage in past times. I'm glad we live in the 21st century!


Maggie and Ron Tear - Impressions of Japan - Maggie and Ron are travel photographers. We can look forward to seeing beautiful views of life and culture in Japan.


In House - Shirley and Find Your Voice - They will lead you through some fun songs and music related to Remembrance Day - Lubricate your vocal chords!


Steve Galler - The History of Music Hall - Steve is an experienced entertainer who has appeared for the Royal Family. Be prepared to be entertained by his blend of comedy and music.