Entries by Marilyn Humphrey

Brexit – the Challenges for Britain

Thursday 27th September 2018 Richard Ashworth MEP for this area will give us a view of the way forward, the challenges and the areas of contention, as the negotiations move to their final stages! Chosen Charity:  Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)  aims to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac death.

Rebuilding Hawker Typhoon

Thursday 13th September Sam Worthington Leese is part of the Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group working towards rebuilding what will be the only flying Hawker Typhoon in the world and based at Goodwood when complete. Chosen Charity:  Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group – a small group of individuals and volunteers all working towards the rebuild of RB396 […]

Dreambuild St Wilfrid’s New Bosham Project

Thursday 20th September 2018 After much fundraising and hard work the new Bosham St Wilfrid’s will be ready for patients in 2019.  Sarah Mansell will tell us the journey they been on to raise the funds and how exciting the new facility will be.  Dawn Gracie, a strong supporter of the Hospice, will entertain us […]

Feel Your Way to Art

Thursday 9th August 2018 Heather Bowring will tell the stories, share the images and voices of the remarkable people shown in the tactile relief work portrait collection. ‘I am not who you think I am’ Chosen Charity: St Wilfrid’s new build in Bosham due to be completed this year and open in 2019.  Offering palliative […]

Scam Awareness

Thursday 2nd August 2018 Richard Moorey, of Chichester Police, will talk about the most prevalent scams from courier, computer and investment fraud, rogue traders, door to door rogue traders and how to get rid of them! Chosen Charity:  Chestnut Tree House – children’s hospice who care for children with terminal or serious illnesses.

Alan Brooke – Overlooked

Thursday 26th July 2018 Peter Rice will talk about our most important soldier in WW2. Churchill’s military right-hand man and a great leader in the defeat of the Axis powers.  Why was he overlooked? Chosen Charity:  Royal British Legion. Who provide financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, […]

Mandela – Life in Max Security Prison

Thursday 12th July 2018 Colin Chambers who was the Chaplin at Robben Island during part of Mandela’s 18 years there, tells of the conditions, regime, and the physical and psychological difficulties he endured. Chosen Charity:  Faith and Football, a Christian Charity working in Portsmouth, helping young people reach their full potential, making a difference and […]

Prisoners of Porchester Castle

Thursday 5th July 2018 Paul Chamberlain will tell the story of the Castle, once the home to 7,000 of Napoleon’s soldiers and seamen.  It examines the prisoner held there, how they lived and died, and how they occupied their time. Chosen Charity:  Waterloo Uncovered – aims to understand war and its impact on people – […]

An Evening with Kate Mosse

Saturday 30th June 2018 Kate Mosse, the well known local author, will talk about her writings, and her recently published book, The Burning Chambers.  Kate hosts the pre and post performance interview series at Chichester Festival Theatre and is involved with the Festival of Chichester. Chosen Charity:  Parkinson’s Society – drives for better care, treatment […]

Darwin’s Legacy to DNA

Thursday 21st June 2018 Darwin’s Legacy – from Origin of Species’ to Synthetic Biology Craig Gershater will trace the origins of modern biology back to the life of Charles Darwin.  From the Galapagos Islands to his research work and the profound influence on Society and legacy in terms of molecular biology and synthetic biology today. […]