An independently run Evening Class of the Surbiton, Kingston & Malden branch of the Workers Education Association
SPRING PROGRAMME 2019
Our programmes are arranged by our class tutor / organiser Dick Crane. He would love to have feed back on what members think about the various subjects and speakers. Please email him on this link firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 16th January
‘WELCOME TO 2019’
DICK CRANE takes his annual look into the crystal ball to review likely developments on Britain's railways.
Wednesday 23rd January
'THE HITCHIN SOUTH DIARIES -1906 TO 1968
' A welcome back
'T o T' for GEORGE HOWE whose railway career included some
years in the signal boxes in the Hitchin area.
Wednesday 30th January
'GREAT RAILWAY JOURNEYS IN INDIA'
ALEX GREEN makes a
first visit to 'T o T' with an illustrated talk on the railways and people
he has photographed while leading Great Railway Journeys.
Wednesday 6th February
'THE NAME'S THE SAME'
DICK CRANE highlights a selection of
of stations, trains and locomotives with the same name.
Wednesday 13th February
'DIARIES OF A TRAIN SPOTTER'
BRYAN CROSS returns with another selection of pictures from the late Peter Bland
in the 50s and 60s.
Wednesday 20th February
Wednesday 27th February
'THE M & GN REMEMBERED'
DICK CRANE looks back at the former cross country railway which closed in February 1959
Wednesday 6th March -
by JON BRIDGLAND of the Swanage Railway, after re-connecting with the national network
Wednesday 13th March
'SPARKS NO MORE
' DIK LEATHERDALE reviews lines
that were once electrified.
Wednesday 20th March
'FROM RAILWAYS TO ROYALTY'
A first visit to 'T o T for
professional photographer JACK BASKETT - an evening of superb
photography - and many surprises along the way!
Wednesday 27th March
DICK CRANE rounds off another term with
a look at the variety of ex Southern Railway locomotives now preserved.
There will be a short Annual General Meeting during the evening.
PLEASE NOTE: For convenience this programme is published well in advance and may therefore be subject to alteration.
Such alterations will be notified on this website.