Launched in 1991, now having over 900 members. It is a co-operative of retired and semi-retired memeber who share learning, creative and leisure activities. Our members can enjoy groups covering a wide range of subjects including arts, music, language, literature, philosophy, history, science, current affairs, sport and recreation. Monthly meeting take place at 2.30pm at Clarendon Hall, York House and are open to all members and to visitors, usually with a speaker on a topic of general interest. Membership secretary: Christopher Barclay on tel no below.
020 8876 6241
26 November 2014 - 26 November 2014
Colin Lomas, art historian : Hidden meanings in Familiar Paintings eg Constable's Haywain, Turner's Rain, Steam and Speed, Van Gogh's chair
17 December 2014 - 17 December 2014
Chester House Productions : Dickens at Christmas - a dramatic presentation of a miscellany of scenes from Dickens’ novels
28 January 2015 - 28 January 2015
Talk by Melanie Peterson, horticulturalist and guide : Chelsea Physic Garden
25 February 2015 - 25 February 2015
Talk by Adam Brand, graphologist on How graphology has provided vital evidence in court proceedings such as the Dreyfus case
25 March 2015 - 25 March 2015
Dr Glyn Wainwright, independent researcher : The High Cholesterol Paradox - the vital role of fats and cholesterol
24 September 2014 - 24 September 2014
Musical recital by the Forna Ensemble. Their programme will be will include works by Elgar, R. Schedrin In the Style of Albeniz, M. Ravel Habanera. S. Rachmaninov Cello Sonata (arr. viola) , (Movements from)J. Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60.. 2.30 p.m
29 October 2014 - 29 October 2014
Monthly meeting Clarendon Hall, York House 2:30 The Ottomans - Speaker Canon Dr Anne Davison who spoke last year on 'The Holy Roman Empire'