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Medieval art and experience at Epping branch

Mark Lewis visited the Epping branch to talk about the technology of materials used for the production of paint of medieval art.

International Oracy Teacher Award - shortlist 2018!

See the shortlist for our inaugural International Oracy Teacher Award.

Hastings 1066 christmas lunch

Hastings 1066 branch enjoyed their December Christmas Lunch meeting at the Cooden Beach Golf Club, with many guests and members.

Bedfordshire branch 2018 AGM and talk: Finding the most distant galaxies in the universe

The Bedfordshire branch Annual General Meeting was followed up by Andrew Bunker explaining new discoveries in our galaxy.

The centenary of the Royal Air Force

Former Chief of the Air Staff, Michael Graydon spoke to Bedforshire branch about the RAF’s contribution to the UK.

Colchester: Sixth form public speaking heat

Six teams spanning four counties competed in the final of the East Region Sixth Form Public Speaking Competition.

Colchester and Essex: A history lesson

Edward Towne gave an absorbing talk on The Cambridge Spies for the ESU Colchester and Essex branch.

The silver thread - A talk by Elizabeth Gowing

Jewellery expert Elizabeth Gowing visited the Epping branch for a talk entitled ‘The Silver Thread’ and the skilled craftsmanship of people in Kosovo.

Hastings 1066 pre-christmas luncheon

In November Hastings 1066 members and guests attended a pre-Christmas luncheon at the Royal Victoria Hotel in St Leonards. We met in the lounge for drinks and welcomed the speaker, M.J. Paranzino.

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