Westerham Society Talks

The Westerham Society is delighted to announce that it has arranged speakers for evenings in September and October, with more to follow.  Talks start at 7.30 pm at Westerham Hall.
Fri 10th Sept   Codebreaking at Bletchley Park
Sat 11th Sept  Visit to Coakham Farm, Edenbridge
Sat 18th Sept  Heritage Exhibition at Fayre on the Green
Fri 15th Oct    The Gunpowder Plot – the speaker has family connections


Friday 10th Sept  Ian Thomas, who used to be a guide at Bletchley Park will talk about how Bletchley Park started, its growth and the achievements of its many personalities.in wartime code breaking.

Saturday 11th Sept Come to Coakham Farm Edenbridge to see some of the possibilities for the future of Farming.  Some surprises.  Open to visitors from 1.30 to 5pm  Walking tour and trailer rides.  To reserve a ticket please email the secretary of the Westerham Society Diana Pearsall at  dianapearsall001@gmail.com  

Saturday 18th Sept   The Society will have a stall at the Fayre where you can learn about the stories behind many of the pictures in the Westerham Heritage Collection.   Please come and join us and read more at www.westerhamheritage.org.uk

Thurs 7th Oct   Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, Lullingstone  A flying display by exotic bird of prey and a commentary on their unique abilities by the chairman of the Foundation.  Welcome glass of bubbly and cream tea to follow.   Please arrive at 1.30.  Afternoon ends at 4.40 pm.

To reserve a ticket please email the secretary of the Westerham Society Diana Pearsall at dianapearsall001@gmail.com 

Friday 15th October   The Gunpowder Plot.  David Gilmour knows the story rather well, as he has family connections to it and he promises to cover the whole story.


Tuesday 30th November Churchill Dinner at Chartwell with speaker Nicholas Soames, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill.   Ticket information will be released in due course to members of the Society.