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Jul 2019

Philosophy Matters II

Mon 22 Jul @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

As the existing philosophy group, Philosophy Matters, is full, we are a parallel philosophy Group which has started this autumn (2018) to keep up with demand. As a new group, we are working out a programme of study, including reading. The hope is that all potential members will contribute their own ideas and questions so that we all have a stake in an evolving programme. No previous knowledge of philosophy is expected. However, those with some previous knowledge would, of…

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English History

Wed 24 Jul @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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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Family History

Wed 31 Jul @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Rushbrooke Arms Sicklesmere, IP30 0BU + Google Map

We are a mixed group, from those with more than 25 years of experience to those who have yet to begin. If you have ever wondered about your ancestors this is the group for you

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Aug 2019

Suffolk Churches and Villages

Thu 1 Aug @ 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 1 Aug @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

This group will focus on the major poems of T. S. Eliot,

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Writing Your Memoirs

Mon 5 Aug @ 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 5 Aug @ 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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British Social History Group

Wed 7 Aug @ 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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Book Club III

Thu 8 Aug @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until Thu 9 Jan, 2020

We meet at the leaders house to discuss the previous month’s choice. Each member takes a turn in choosing so we have a wide range of authors and subjects to talk about while we enjoy coffee and biscuits.

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Drawing on location

Thu 8 Aug @ 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 12 Aug @ 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 12 Aug @ 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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