For several years we were known as the Reading & Discussion Group, but we are a very good General Book Group, (as distinct from Classic Books). That’s not to say we avoid discussion after reviewing the book…………….. The group meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2.30 – 4.00pm at each other’s houses. The […]
- We would like to design this page differently from the other pages and lay it out as if it was a Newsletter.
- The Main Heading remains the same at the top and the Contact Us + Interest Groups links to other pages underneath on righthand side at the bottom
- We want to be able to upload photographs, use text and icons and add boxes with text and designs inside. Maybe we could divide the page into three.
- We would like a print facility so that the Latest News could be downloaded and printed as if it was a Newslett
“I don’t think I know any German artists” said a Bridge-playing friend. “How about Holbein?” I asked, thinking he might remember the portraits of Henry VIII. “No.” “How about Dürer?” – such a brilliant engraver. “Never heard of him.” … “Bauhaus?” “No.” – End of conversation! Well, German Art may be unfamiliar to most of […]
Godfrey Weldhen will be talking about the day-to-day experiences of living in Moscow and Leningrad in 1979 and 1981 at 7pm on 1st May at The Bedford Hotel. Hear about ‘Moscow Rules’ and the KGB, Soviet TV and radio, the Soviet health system and the day-to-day realities of living and working in this fascinating and […]
We are organising a trip to Exeter to include a 1-hour guided tour of Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 25th April. We will leave Tavistock by coach at 9.30am and should be back at around 4pm. Cost will be £20 per person to include coach to and from Exeter and the tour of the Cathedral. Payment […]
A day trip to the Minack Theatre has been arranged to see the Cambridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society perform Princess Ida on Tuesday 24th September. As we did last year, we will be travelling in a 27-seater coach, big enough to accompany the members who want to go and small enough for the driver to […]
Scarcely 10 days after the invasion of Zululand began, disaster struck at Isandhlwana. Whilst Lord Chelmsford was away with 60% of the force in search of the main Zulu army, the remaining force of 1,800 British soldiers was overwhelmed by 25,000 Zulu warriors. Imagine the courage of facing modern rifles with spear and shield? In […]