Entries by Marilyn Humphrey

Life in a Buddhist Monastery

The Abbot, Ajahn Karuniko will talk about the origins of the monastery, Daily Life in the monastery and relationship to the lay community together with The Buddha’s Teaching. Chosen Charity:  English Sangha Trust Ltd which supports the running of Chithurst and Amaravati Buddhist Monasteries.

Victorian Oysterboat ‘Terror’

Thursday 10th May 2018 Judi Darley will tell us the story of Terror, the Oysterboat, owned by the Conservancy and operated and skippered by volunteers from The Friends of Chichester Harbour.  Terror was built 125 years ago serving the thriving oyster businesses, but then disaster struck! Chosen Charity:  The Friends of Chichester Harbour – helping […]

Your Peppers from Plant to Plate

Thursday 3rd May 2018 Gerard Vonk, from Tangmere Pepper Farm, will explain how they have transformed nearly 75 acres to growing sweet peppers, all hydroponically grown in climate-controlled glasshouses.  Skill, science and the state-of-the art technology help us to grow the best crops, minimise our impact on the environment and even generate electricity for 10,500 local homes. Chosen Charity:  […]

Past, Present and Future of Watchmaking

Thursday 26th April 2018 Peter Mellor and Josh of R.L. Austen’s in Chichester, will give a brief history of watchmaking, focusing on brands such as Tudor and Rolex, looking at what is happening within the industry today and where things are going in the future. Chosen Charity: The Sussex Snowdrop Trust who provide nursing care […]

Luckes – Live Well

Thursday 12th April 2018 Melanie Luckes, has  opened Luckes, Chichester’s first Health Hub in North Street.  It is a café, supplement shop, Wellbeing Clinic and health school. She will give tasters of organic juices, talk about Nutrition and the 15 experienced practitioners, who help to resolve health issues. Chosen Charity:  Dementia Support in Tangmere, who […]

The Cheesemaking Workshop

Thursday 5th April 2018 Mandy Nolan has an abiding passion for cheese! She runs The Cheesemaking Workshop and will demonstrate the basic cheese making principles, the history of home cheese making , and overview of the type of milk used, starter cultures and enzymes.  There will be samples of finished cheeses to taste! Chosen Charity:  […]

Choosing and Growing Sweet Peas

Thursday 15th March 2018 Roger Parsons who produces and supplies seeds for the world markets from his base in Chichester, will talk about the varying qualities and types which best suits your needs.  He will give tips on how to grow better Sweet Peas, the nations second most favourite flower.  Seeds will be available for […]

Chichester Business Improvement District (BID)

Thursday 8th March 2018 Colin Hicks Chairman of BID represents 650 businesses within Chichester’s City walls.  The goal is to enable the successful promotion of our City and the attraction of increased visitor, customers, businesses, employees and inward investment. Chosen Charity:  Dementia Support a local charity working in partnership with NHS and other charitable organisations […]

Fishbourne Roman Palace – Past Present & Future

Thursday 1st March 2018 2018 marks fifty years since the opening of the Palace and still new discoveries are being made.  Property Manager Katrina Burton will talk about the story of this incredible archaeological site and the opportunities for the future.  The talk will explore what makes the site so special, covering latest research and […]

Winner of the Johnson Press South Awards 2017 for Outstanding Contribution to the Community!

October 6th 2017 Talks at Six were delighted to win the South award in the category of ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community’. After 18 months we have had 54 talks, raised over £7,250.00 for various charities with a total audience of over 2000. We would like to thank the Speakers for their time and interest, the Charities who have told their […]