Programme for 2019 / 2020

Unless otherwise specified
all meetings are held at the Dragonfly Hotel, Thorpe Meadows 
commencing at 8pm

Please note that the Dragonfly Hotel has a camera operated parking system.
Parking is free, but you have to enter your registration number into the computer on the reception desk on arrival.

Friday 11th October – The Voluntary Sector in the 2020’s
Speaker: Leonie McCarthy. CEO Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service (PCVS)

Saturday 16th November – Theatre Royal Norwich – A Taste of Honey
National Theatre on Tour Production 

Friday 22nd November – Socialising Transport Policy
Speaker: Mike Parker. Former Chair of the Labour Transport Group

Friday 10th January – Election result: Lessons to be learnt
Discussion led by Will Dry and Bernard Barker

Friday 7th February – Social Mobility v Egalitarianism
Speaker: Lord Kennedy

Friday 6th March – Refreezing the Arctic
Speaker: Dr Hugh Hunt. Reader in Engineering Dynamics & Vibration. University of Cambridge.

Friday 24th April – The Homeless. Is there a solution?
Speaker: Steven Pettican. CEO Light Project Peterborough.

Thursday 9th July – The New Tribalism
Speaker: David Lammy, MP. Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Lord Chancellor.
Parliamentary career, David’s website, Facebook, Wikipedia

Books
Tribes: How our need to belong can make or break society
Out of the Ashes: Britain after the riots

The talk takes its title from a recent article in Fabian News.

This will be a Zoom meeting, starting at 7pm. Contact Brian if you wish to join it.

 

 

For further information please contact Brian Keegan, our Secretary.

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