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Talks and Events Diary 2020

Each year it becomes more difficult to find speakers suited to our budget. Once again Cynthia Morris has come up trumps. The committee is proud to present to its members an interesting and diverse range for talks for 2020.

Tuesday 14th January
At War, The Home Front’.

A subject many of us remember, perhaps with a touch of nostalgia.

Speaker: Bernard Elwin.

Tuesday 11th February

The Postal History of Luton and District.

How we all communicated in days before
texting and email.

Tuesday 10th March
The AGM followed by,
St Albans, A City Steeped in History.

Speaker: Ann Ledger.

Tuesday April 14th
Ampthill’s Great Houses.
From Henry VIII’s castle, to Houghton House, Ampthill boasts many fine historical building.
John Hele.

Tuesday 12th May
In Service at Buckingham Palace.
A privileged experience shared by very few.
What it’s like to work for royalty.
Janet Stow.

Tuesday 9th June
More Secrets of Luton.
Luton is continually being researched by our speaker, who continues to find the unexpected.
Paul Hammond

Tuesday 14th July
The Committee are still discussing various locations to visit.

Tuesday 11th August
Local outing destination still to be agreed.

Tuesday 8th September
From Luton Museums, to the Letchworth Settlement.
This talk is given by Barry Neale our old chairman.
Barry Neale.

Tuesday 13th October
An Edwardian Menagerie in Ampthill.
A fascinating and entertaining talk, a little on the wild side.
Janice Puckett.

Tuesday 10th November
Negotiations are on going with a speaker for this month.


Tuesday 8th December
The Christmas Party.
Hopefully we will be able to hold our Christmas party in Wardown House Museum and Gallery, this is becoming something of a tradition, so fingers crossed.

All meetings and talks are held in The Luton Town and Indians Cricket Club Function Room. The cricket club is adjacent to Wardown House Museum and gallery; it can be accessed from either Old Bedford Road or New Bedford Road. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, and commence at 7-30 prompt. Member’s entrance fee is £3, guests, and visitors, £4.
Health and Safety Regulations dictate that the Committee issue a polite request to all Friends and their guests, and visitors, to sign the attendance record to signify their presence at the meeting. Thank You.