an independently run Evening Class of the Surbiton, Kingston & Malden branch of the Workers Education Association

SPRING PROGRAMME 2021

IMPORTANT: Because of the current Coronavirus restrictions, all Spring 2021 meetings have been CANCELLED. It is hoped outings will be able to run in the Summer. Some of the talks below are likely to be included in future programmes.

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 dicklcrane@aol.com

Wednesday 13th January'
'WELCOME TO 2021'   DICK CRANE gets a new year underway with a look at at likely events and developments on Britain's railways
Wednesday 20th January 
'A MATTER OF GAUGES'  DICK CRANE presents a selection of UK railways with gauges ranging from 7¼" to 7' 0ΒΌ"
Wednesday 27th January
'THE RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF IRELAND'
LESLIE McALLISTER looks back over half a century of main line steam trains in Ireland
Wednesday 3rd February
'THE STREETS OF LONDON' DICK CRANE and PETER LEPPERT present a selection of railway stations with 'STREET' in their titles, mostly in the London area
Wednesday 10th February
'WATERLOO to WEYMOUTH'  DAVID CROSS presents more of his late fathers pictures from the early 1960s

Wednesday 17th February
NO MEETING


Wednesday 24th February
'RAIL DAYS IN 'LEICESTER'    DICK CRANE reviews the changing scene at the Midland, Great Northern and Great Central stations in the City of Leicester
Wednesday 3rd March
'THE VICTORIAN NECROPOLIS RAILWAY'   J0HN CLARKE makes a first visit to 'T o T' with an illustrated talk on the former
Necropolis Railway between Waterloo and Brookwood Cemetery
Wednesday 10th March
'BLACK AND WHITE STEAM IN THE 50s and 60s SOUTH OF THE BORDER'  
A feast of fine pictures from the collection of DAVID KELSO'
Wednesday 17th March
'THROUGH THE LENS' A very welcome refurn to JACK BOSKETT with more of his superb photography
Wednesday 24th March
'GREAT WESTERN PRESERVED'  DICK CRANE brings the curtain down on another term of 'T o T' with a review of preserved ex GWR locomotives
There will be a short AGM during the meeting

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.

06.05.21