Forthcoming Talks Forthcoming Talks

All talks begin at 2.15pm (unless otherwise stated) in the Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Costessey.

No response slips are required – just pay £1 per person at the door which includes tea and biscuits. Each member may bring up to two guests.

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Mrs Mozart - Frances Hart

A talk given in costume and with music.

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Flowers and Ruins in the South of France - Rosemary Ward

Joint talk with the Garden Club. Rosemary will cover wild and garden plants in the South of France plus some Roman sites and a sprinkling of history.

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Artists of World War 1 - Bernard Pearson

An introduction to artists of World War 1 with samples of their artwork.

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Ancient trees in the Norfolk landscape - Tom Williamson

Tuesday 28 April 2015

The History of Advertising - Chloe Veale

Chloe is Director of the History of Advertising Trust based in Norfolk.

Behind the scenes: Managing Advertising Archives for the Nation : a virtual guided tour.

Pat Gyte

Art Group Art Group

The Art Group meets on the first Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) at 2:00pm at the Colney Lane Pavilion. Refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own painting and drawing materials with you. Brenda Mace has kindly agreed to act as mentor to the group. The Group will meet on the following dates:

  • 1 December 2014
  • 5 January 2015
  • 2 February 2015
  • 2 March 2015
  • 6 April 2015


Book Club Book Club

Informal meetings, lasting about one and a half hours, will be held in the Colney Pavilion at 2pm on the dates shown below. Books to be discussed are listed and all titles are available in paperback and from the Library.

21 November 2014

First World War Poetry (please bring a poem with you).

12 December 2014

‘12 Years a Slave’ by Solomon Northup (Collins £7.99)

16 January 2015

‘Notes from an Exhibition’ by Patrick Gale (Harper Perennial)

20 February 2015

‘Testament of Youth’ by Vera Brittain (Virago)

20 March 2015

‘The Reader’ by Bernard Schlink (Phoenix)

17 April 2015

‘Elizabeth is Missing’ by Emma Healey (Viking)

Anyone is welcome to come along and join us and to suggest titles for future sessions. There is no charge and tea, coffee and biscuits are served. For more information please telephone Janet Havers - 01603 759644.