Ems Valley


Here is our programme of events and our monthly meetings.

Parish Room MEETINGS Unless otherwise advised monthly meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month at 2.00pm in St. James Parish Hall, Church Path, Emsworth.

Map to Parish Hall

Monthly Meeting Details of the monthly talk are listed below

SOCIAL EVENTS and various group listings
Social Events organised by individual groups will be found on the page for that group, and are intended for the members of that group.

Social events for the whole membership are described below.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Sep 26th Main Speaker: Christine Ames – A glimpse through the Door of No. 10
She promises a lighthearted look behind the door when she worked on the permanent staff from 1967 to 1973 during Harold Wilson and Ted Heath’s terms of office. She worked directly for Sir John Hewitt KCVO who was the Prime Minister’s Secretary for Appointments. If time she will also talk about living in West Berlin beside the wall at RAF Gatow, witnessing a particularly exciting escape by two East Germans. She has also owned a hotel in Lyndhurst, and been a Deputy Registrar for Hampshire County Council from 1999 – 2010. A really interesting afternoon!

Group Presentation: Gardening Group 2
Thu Oct 24th Main Speaker: Madeleine Salvetti – Mistresses and their influence on history.
Group Presentation: Music Appreciation
Thu Nov 28th Main Speaker: Dr Tim Mason – The Plague!
Group Presentation: Food Appreciation
Thu Dec 26th NO MEETING
Tue Oct 22nd Visit Swanwick Air Traffic Control System.
Click Swanwick Outing for details of outing, and NATS.AERO for the Swanwick website
Social Events
Mon Dec 9th Christmas Lunch