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Wednesday 2nd October 2019
“Hidden Kingdoms”  Pax Garabedian opens our season with his travels through Bangladesh, West Bengal & Sikkim, visiting remnants of ancient kingdoms & meeting it’s smiling people.

Wednesday 16th October 2018
“Pompeii: Vesuvius’ Legacy & Warning”. David Edwards uses his expertise as a guide to the mountain & ancient sites, looking at fascinating stories from the clues that litter the landscape and to ask “what next?”

Wednesday 30th October 2019
Tonight we go to “Northern Cyprus- a Divided Island.”  Returning after a gap of 20 years, Chris & Keith Buxton tell us about it’s chequered history lying at the crossroads between East and West, and they show us there are many reasons to visit this fascinating part of the island.

Wednesday 13th November 2019
Ann McCarthy travels from “Buenos Aires to Rio by the Coastal Route” by cruise ship, additionally visiting the Iguaçu Falls from both Argentina & Brazil  & spending time in Rio…. She shows us a massive natural spectacle, wonderful architecture, and  Brazilians at play en route.

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Ray Wilson travels regularly to “Peninsular Malaysia & Singapore” to visit family, and contrasts the post-colonial communities of Kuala Lumpur & Melaka with the poorer regions to the east. He proposes that travelling by train from Singapore is more interesting than ship or plane!

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Tonight John Atherton shares with us a  “A South Africa Diary” telling us of a safari  from Jo’burg to the Cape, exploring parts of South Africa, Swaziland & Lesotho; a three week journey with a truly wide range of experiences.

Wednesday 29th January 2020
We start the New Year with the return of Anne & Gordon Sharp, from Spellbound, who take us to experience “Imperial China” using their travels with their video cameras.

Wednesday 12th February 2020
Photographer George Steel takes a look beyond the normal tourist views in his talk “The Seeing Eye in Venice.” He looks at the history, architecture, transport, and living conditions in the city and the islands.

Wednesday 26th February 2020
Tonight we have a double bill from John and Rosamund Macfarlane.” Living with Nomads and Eagle Hunters in Mongolia,” where they lived with 3 different families in the Altai Mountains, and “Japanese Culture and Snow Monkeys,” in a winter journey on Hokkaido and the mainland.

Wednesday 4th March 2020
“Corsica -Island of Beauty” is David and Julie Swift’s latest talk for us.  They uncover the secrets of this magical island, from breathtaking medieval hilltop villages to majestic mountains and hidden sandy coves.    

Wednesday 1st April 2020
Pat and Alan Porrett love “The Landmark Trust Experience” in the UK.  The Trust’s properties tend to be historical follies in interesting places and we will see the buildings and places of interest nearby.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Les and Pauline Mason are taking us back to New Zealand this year with their talk “Auckland and its Environs”. During their extended visits to North Island they have explored some lesser known destinations and examined the history and culture of the country.

Wednesday 6th May 2020
Tonight is the AGM, after which Keith & Sue Clark show us another area of the country they love. Their talk is “Aragon: a Spanish region of history & spectacular scenery, the land of Catherine, castles, conflict, cloisters, and cathedrals, from the high Pyrenees to the city of Zaragoza.

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