Goudhurst & District


All our Monthly Meetings, Social Outings and other Special Events will be listed on this page. You will be directed to any additional information pages if you click on the text in the Links section here or if you click on any coloured text in the notice.

We hold our monthly meetings in the Goudhurst Parish Hall at 2.30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month with a knowledgeable speaker, refreshments and a chance to get to know other members and find out more about our Interest Groups.

For Interest Groups information please see "Groups" tab above.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Jun 15th Ellen Terry - First Superstar
Ann Rachlin MBE will be telling us all about Dame Alice Ellen Terry, GBE. Known professionally as Ellen Terry, she was a renowned English actress of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born into a family of actors, Terry began performing as a child, acting in Shakespeare plays in London, and toured throughout the British provinces in her teens.
Wed Jul 20th John 'Mad Jack' Fuller
Geoff Hutchinson takes us back to the year 1828 when John (Mad Jack) Fuller was squire of the village of Brightling. He relates colourful and eccentric tales from the squire's eventful life.
Wed Aug 17th Royal Protection Officer
We know that many people such as senior politicians and royalty have shadowy bodyguards lurking in the background. Richard Griffin looked after various members of the Royal family for several years and he has many delightful stories to tell us about these times.
Wed Sep 21st PoWs at Sissinghurst Castle in the 7 Year's War
Peter Mellor
Tue Oct 18th Open Afternoon
Come and join us to find out about all our interest groups and have a cup of tea and a chat with other members.
Wed Nov 16th Where do novelists get their ideas from?
Bobbie Darbyshire
Wed Dec 21st Panto - My rubbish acting career
Tony Harris