We regret to announce that this lecture has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus situation.It has been replaced with a lecture by Julian Halsby. See Home Page of this website

December 2020

Sir John Betjeman - His Life, Times and Enthusiasms


Sir John Betjeman was a unique combination of poet, historian, writer, conservationist, campaigner and performer. Above all, his enthusiasm for people and places remains infectious. This lecture will look at his places and his friends but also the demands placed on his personal and private life.

 ANDREW DAVIES will be our lecturer

Extra-Mural Tutor for London, Essex and The Open University; Author of 9 books, including The East End Nobody Knows; frequent contributor to radio and television; has lectured all over the world.  

December 10th at 1045 a.m.