Chinnor Railway trip

Sunday 1st October 2023 Chinnor Railway trip We are planning a trip on a steam or diesel train from Chinnor to Princes Risborough This will include a scone with jam and cream and a hot or soft drink. The cost is approximately £15. The trip is on Sunday 1st October 2023, leaving Chinnor at approximately … Read more

November 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 8th November 2023 at 2 pm How we remember and why we forget Dr. Jim Ellis will give us a fascinating talk about our memory, how it adapts, and the effects of ageing: How does our brain make sense of new things? Do we all do this in the same way? Where did you … Read more

October 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 11th October 2023 at 2 pm The Joys and Perils of Being an Author Colin Wade talks about his career as an author, his influences and his writing motivations. Colin explains some of the things that he was not expecting when it came to publishing and selling his books (the peril bit!) This is … Read more

September 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 13th September 2023 at 2 pm Arranged marriage and how it works Amji Abinashi gave us an excellent insight into Indian Culture in May last year. Following requests to hear from him again, he will show us the history, conventions and procedures involved in arranged marriages. We’ll learn about some of the pros and … Read more

March 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 8th March 2023 at 2 pm The Murder of Alexander Litvinenko In October 2006 2 Russian Intelligence agents flew into London from Moscow. Their mission had one objective, to kill Ex KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. We examine his life and death and the attempts to assassinate him. This is a “face to face” talk … Read more

February 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 8th February 2023 at 2 pm A History of Moor Park Mansion with Alison Wall Alison Wall will introduce us to the history of Moor Park, starting from the time of Cardinal Wolsey down to the present day, including its use during the Second World War for the planning of the Battle of Arnhem. … Read more

January 2023 Monthly Meeting

Wednesday 12th January 2023 at 2 pm Slovenia – A Beautiful Balkan Secret with Nick Brazil This little-known Balkan country only gained its independence in the 1990s after a short war.Although quite a small country, it is rich in the beautiful scenery, architecture, and history. Included in this is one of the most beautiful Balkan … Read more