In view of the current situation regarding Coronavirus (Covid 19) our monthly Speakers are currently held Via Zoom

We have a monthly speaker meeting, held on the 1st Thursday of the month. Doors open at 9.30am (coffee available until 10.15am) and the talk begins at 10.30am.

Dates and Speakers for 2021 Monthly Meetings

January 7th AGM Followed by:

Sarah Slater : “Sex, secrets, scandal and salacious gossip of the Royal Court, 1660 to 1830”

Sarah is a qualified guide/lecturer for historic royal palaces at Hampton Court Palace.

February 4th: David Allan “The Weird & Wonderful World of The Law”

This zoom meeting will be at 1pm (so its lunch with the law!)

Great fun and plenty of laughs! An enjoyable romp through the legal world: drawing on over 25 years as a locum solicitor travelling around the country, encountering raging judges, dotty clients, and weird cases.  Join David on a sideways journey through bizarre true-life oddities, daft old laws still in place, and political correctness gone raving mad!

March 4th: Susan Sayer  Cornwall Seal Group “SEPTIMUS”

A fully illustrated talk Life, Death, and immortality Meet Septimus “some seal”

April 1st: Humanimal Trust

Founded by Professor Noel Fitzpatrick in 2014, Humanimal Trust drives collaboration between vets, doctors and researchers so that all humans and animals benefit from sustainable and equal medical progress but not at the expense of an animal’s life. This is a concept known as One Medicine.

A link to their website is here and a link to their Photo Competition can be found here

May 6th: David Allan The Making of Casablanca

A behind the scenes look at one of the world’s most romantic films. Sit back and enjoy the story of this back-lot B movie which became a classic from the golden age of Hollywood, forever remembered for its incredible cast of Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, and the song…’As Time Goes By.’

June 3rd: Susan Symons “The Young Victoria”

The colourful life of Queen Victoria  Part 1

The rest of 2021 TBC

We meet at the St Austell Art Centre, Truro Road, St Austell PL25 5HJ