Lunch & Dinner Talks at Knuston HallListed on February 16, 2014 in Member News
LUNCH TALK + Buffet Lunch
E855 Apollo 13: (Book Signing and Talk) with David Baker
Friday 7 March 2014
Please Note: Price: £25.95 (including copy of book)
Former NASA space scientist and Knuston Hall history tutor David Baker was working in Mission Control during the near catastrophic flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970. What was it really like as three astronauts struggled to get to Earth alive? David’s latest book tells all and a signed copy comes with thisOut to Lunch event and talk.
E856 Inn Signs of Town and Country with Andrew Jackson
Friday 21 March 2014 – just £12.95
A colour slide show of unusual inn signs to include famous people, travel and transport, natural history and the more eccentric and amusing. The history, production and purpose of inn signs will be reflected upon as the presentation develops.
DINNER + TALK only £22.95 per person
804 Frank Sinatra – The Voice of the Century the Life and Music of ‘Old Blue Eyes’ with Tricia Thompson
Thursday 27 February 2014
Frank Sinatra has long been acclaimed as the world’s greatest performer of popular music, the artist who set the standard for others to follow. Come and find out about this legend of stage and screen and hear once again his magical voice – the voice of the century.
E805 Women in Shakespeare – an Insight into the Playswith Keith Chandler
Thursday 6 March 2014
Key women characters in the plays have distinctive personalities to be viewed by us as integral within the events of the play, as the representative of a theme or maybe an inspiration? Come along to hear about their challenges and dilemmas and how Shakespeare works with them.
E810 Conking Out; A Journey with John Le Mesurier
Speaker: with Steve Dimmer
Thursday 20 March 2014
A short play about Dad’s Army star, John Le Mesurier. He reminisces about his life, his work, his love of Hattie Jacques and the way he lost her as well as his resilience and decency when his third wife began an affair with best friend Tony Hancock. Tinged with irrepressible humour, wit and warmth, this gentle man (and gentleman) has a life story that is as fascinating as it is unique.
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