Friday Afternoon Talks (Monthly)

We have restarted our monthly Friday talks.


Our next Monthly Talk is on  Friday 19th November at 1430 in the Community Centre Main hall

History beneath your feet by Tony Cross
– a lay person’s guide to the geology of Hampshire

Tony was formerly Curator of Alton’s Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery for 30 years as well as Keeper of Geology for Hampshire Museums for about seventeen of them. In addition he worked for the Open University as an Associate Lecturer in Earth Sciences for 40 years.

With a geology degree, he has a keen interest in rocks and their influence on the landscape.


Talks planned for later are:

January 21st 2022             Roy Norton           50 Years in television                                                                                                           production

February 18th 2022         Chris Heal           Murders in Four Marks and                                                                                               other stories

March 18th 2022              Mark Porter          National Garden Scheme

May 20th 2022                Geoff Hawkins     The Italian Lakes



Philippa Brealy and Eleanor Hill gave us a talk on Friday 19th March 2pm: ‘We need to talk about the climate – a race against time’. You can see the various links referred to here.