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PROGRAMME FOR   November /December/January/February/March  2017-18

Wednesday 22nd November  2017  - Film - 'Norman' - Richard Gere as Norman Oppenheimer, a New York 'fixer' always looking for a deal

Wednesday 29th November  2017  - Les Spitz - Further Travel with my Camera - Bringing back memories of interesting places visited and photographed  

Wednesday 6th December  2017  - LUNCH - Pre-Holiday Festive  Occasion  - Another of our popular nosh and natter events  (We start at 1:00pm)

Wednesday 13th December  2017  - Rabbi Kath Vardi - The Journey of Women in the Rabbinate - Following in the steps of former NWSS Rabbi Jackie Tabick, the first woman to be ordained as a Rabbi in 1975

Wednesday 20th December  2017  - CHANUKAH PARTY  - We are entertained by classical singer Geoffrey Strum whose repertoire ranges from opera to musicals

Wednesday 27th December  2017  - CLOSED - Enjoy the Holiday

Wednesday 3rd January  2018  - Bill Cunningham - Scams - One  word that embraces  a vast range of  attempted  frauds  such as identity theft, false internet purchase, spoof emails or bank transfers

Wednesday 10th January  2018  - Steve Dobson- Life Less Ordinary - The story of GoUnusual, an organisation presenting a myriad of unusual travel ideas

Wednesday 17th January  2018  - Sheila Willis - Beside the Seaside - We go back in time to the pleasures of a  holiday at the British seaside.

Wednesday 24th January  2018  - Tea at Squires - Shepperton -  Holocaust Memorial programme at the Synagogue so we meet at Squires Garden Centre, Haliford Road, Upper  Haliford, Shepperton, TW17 8SG, at 3.00pm.

Wednesday 31st January  2018  - Rabbi Kath Vardi  - History of the Kibbutz Movement - ‘From each according to his ability to each according to his needs’ – the Israeli communal settlements founded early in the last century and flourishing today.

Wednesday 7th February  2018  - Colin Parrish  - Peter the Great - Ruler of Russia, from the age of 10, for 43 years – father of 14 children only three of whom survived to adulthood.

Wednesday 14th February  2018  - Ian Bevan  - Victorian Leisure and Pleasure - The years  between 1937 and 1901 saw  the greatest  upsurge in leisure pursuits, but very much subject to class consciousness.

Wednesday 21st February  2018  - Alan Gallop  - 'Subsmash' - The mysterious disappearance of submarine HMS Affray in April 1951.

Wednesday 28th February  2018  - Lorimer Burn - Incredible Flying Boats - From the first seaplanes at the end of the 19th century to the giant Spruce Goose of the 40’s and today’s developments.

Wednesday 7th March  2018  - FILM - ‘A Courageous Heart’ - The story of Irena Sendler who saved around 2500 Jews from the Warsaw ghetto.

Wednesday 14th March  2018  - Julie Beavan - Living and Working in the Middle East - Julie has first hand experience as a teacher in a number of countries.

Wednesday 21st March  2018  - Annual Meeting and Birthday Lunch - This will be our 31st Birthdday !! (Meeting commences at 12:30pm)

Wednesday 28th March  2018  - CLOSED  - It is two days prior to Erev Pesach


All Meetings commence at 2:00 pm unless otherwise stated.                               *Talks postponed from a previous date.

Would members please keep the Committee informed of any simchas, illnesses, bereavements or other events.

Annual subscription £4. Each meeting £3


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