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Mar 2020

English History

Wed 4 Mar, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - Mon 16 Aug, 2021 @ 4:15 pm
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Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk United Kingdom
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The year 1815 was a pivotal one in English and European History. It brought to an end over 20 years of warfare throughout the continent. Our study will examine the new country and continent that emerged and look at the new forces in society. No need to contact me in advance. Just turn up.

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Apr 2020

British Social History Group

Wed 1 Apr @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This group explores events from the 19th century – events that changed the lives of average people.  We look beneath the layer of queens, kings and battles.  We are looking for the evens that affected the day-to-day lives of ordinary people in Victorian Britain. Ours is a discussion group, not a lecture session. We choose a topic; each member researches the topic.  The shared discussion provides new knowledge.  If you are interested in discovering what made the people of Britain great,…

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Suffolk Churches and Villages

Thu 2 Apr @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Each December the Group decides on the programme for the coming year. Members organise the visits to the church or village of their choice, finding a person to talk to the Group about its history, architecture and other features of interest.

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T. S. Eliot in Context

Thu 2 Apr @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This group will focus on the major poems of T. S. Eliot,

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Writing Your Memoirs

Mon 6 Apr @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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This self-help group aims to give support to its members by sharing memories thus prompting recollections of our own past. Each month everyone reads something they have written and the Group discusses each piece and makes (helpful) comments.

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Dante: the Divine Comedy

Mon 6 Apr @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue to be confirmed. This group will look at a generous selection of cantos from each of the three books, aiming to complete the journey in about three terms, Autumn, from September 2018, Winter/Spring 2019, and Autumn, from September 2019, (avoiding the summer months).  

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Art History

Wed 8 Apr @ 2:15 pm
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Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk United Kingdom
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The group meets once a month on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Quaker centre on St John’s St. The autumn term begins on 11th September. Everyone welcome

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Drawing on location

Thu 9 Apr @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The group is suitable for mixed abilities, though experience with drawing helps, as work is self-directed. At each session we make observational drawings in cafes and other public spaces, including outdoors, mainly in central Bury St Edmunds.

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Book Club II

Mon 13 Apr @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Our Group members decide on a range of books that they would like to read and discuss over the coming months. This results in a wide and enjoyable selection.

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Maritime History

Mon 13 Apr @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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We discuss a wide range of maritime matters. Flying boats, cable ships and cruise liners are some of the subjects for this year.

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Craft Group

Tue 14 Apr @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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We are a friendly group, interested in trying new crafts as well as sharing ideas and skills to create solo and joint projects.

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Book Club I

Tue 14 Apr @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Our aim is to promote friendship by reading a wide range of books from the classics to contemporary fiction.

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