Monthly Meetings are held at St Mark's Church Hall, Guildford Road East, Farnborough
at 2pm on the last Tuesday of the month during term time, unless stated otherwise.

 26th September - ScamsGil Marston Jones


Gil is a local scam ambassadors and will talk about how scammers make victims part with their personal details and how victims get hooked into responding to scams. She describes the stress felt by victims and how we can help friends and family who become victims.

October 31st AGM

November 28th - Ocean SailingMike Forrest

Mike Forrest has been sailing in small boats for the last half century. He is a yacht master and a dingy sailing instructor and has crossed the Atlantic under sail. This talk describes some of the things he has done and what you might do too.



January 30th  2018 - Empire, War and cricket in South Africa
-  Dean Allen

This fascinating talk explores how James Logan made his fortune in late nineteenth century South Africa through business, politics and a high profile association with the British Empire’s favourite sport – cricket. James Logan became known as the ‘Laird of Matjiesfontein’. This talk will explore how Matjiesfontein was created and how James Logan developed this little town in the Karoo into a renowned health resort in the late nineteenth century. The talk will explain how James Logan was instrumental in developing the game of cricket in South Africa and examine the controversial but little-known South African cricket tour to England in the midst of the Anglo-Boer War. Matjiesfontein’s pivotal role in the war is explored alongside James Logan’s exploits during this time. It is a truly amazing story that has had many British and South African audiences enthralled.


February 27th 2018 - The Work of Shelter boxTim Vile

By providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster, this international charity is transforming despair into hope for hundreds of victims around the world.

March 27th 2018  - A House of Eternity ~ The Tomb of the Nobleman NakhtMike Hollis


Mike sets this beautiful jewel of an ancient Egyptian tomb in its geographic and historic location before taking us on a scene by scene tour of the fascinating decoration, much of which depicts daily life some 3500 years ago.