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  Godalming Trust lecture programme 2002 - 2003

Godalming Museum 

present their 2002 -2003 lecture programme


We offer you a varied programme this year.

The distinguished guest lecturers – who are firm favourites - will delight you with six informative and entertaining presentations.

The first lecture is linked to this year’s Annual Lunch at Hethersett where the Fulbrook papers were officially handed over to the Curator of the Museum – and the last one in the series has a particular connection with Hoe Farm, where we will be holding our lunch in July 2003.

All lectures will be held in the hall at St. Hilary’s School and will begin at 7.30pm.

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October 23rd 2002

"My Dear Mrs Streatfeild"

the Fulbrook Papers

Michael Edwards

Celebrating the recent acquisition of the papers by Godalming Museum. Michael Edwards is a leading authority on Jekyll and Lutyens.


Wednesday November 27th 2002

From Jerusalem to Rome
in the Steps of St. Paul

Alan Bott

This lecture encompasses some of the greatest sites of the Roman Empire at its peak in the 1st Century AD.

Alan Bott has lectured on the History of Architecture for 40 years and has written 7 books on architectural and antiquarian subjects.


January 29th 2003

The Paper-maker and the Prophetess

Alan Crocker

Joanna Southcott spent her early years in Devon. When she came to London, her greatest supporter was Elias Carpenter, who was associated with the first production of paper from wood and straw.

Alan Crocker is President of the Surrey Industrial History Group.


February 21st 2003

My Learned Friend

A Legal Anthology!

Nigel Pascoe QC

Nigel Pascoe is a distinguished Queen’s Counsel and former leader of the Western Circuit.

His previous presentation,The Trial of Penn and Meade, was a huge success.


March 19th 2003

Industry and Landscapes in West Surrey

Trevor Kennea

The influence of the landscape on industrial history in this part of the County.

Trevor Kennea is an environmental scientist who taught at Kingston and Surrey Universities.


May 14th 2003

Churchill’s Life Through his Paintings

David Coombs

Churchill began painting in 1915 at Hoe Farm in Hascombe during the First World War. After his death in 1965, Churchill’s paintings were catalogued by David Coombs. A new edition of this important work of reference is due to be published in 2003.

David Coombs was Assistant Editor of The Connoisseur and subsequently Editor of The Antique Collector.

All lectures will be held in the hall at St. Hilary’s School and will begin at 7.30pm.
Ticket price £4.00

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                                                                    Web site last updated 10th October 2003