Thorpe Bay

Social Studies

This is a research and discussion based group and everyone in the group takes an active role. We look at all aspects of Society, such as crime, globalization, the role of women, the underclass, the changing face of the pub in British life and many more interesting topics. No prior knowledge is needed, just a willingness to undertake some research and offer the findings to the group. You do not need to be able to have a computer for your research - local libraries are a great resource and so too are daily newspapers and TV and Radio.

The group leader is Anne Marcus. Please contact her if you are interested in joining.

November Meeting

For our November meeting the group members gave their suggestions for a 'Museum of the Millennium'. This future imaginary museum would house the objects that we use today but would be seen as ridiculous or unbelievable by future generations. This was one of our 'lighter' meetings during which we had some interesting discussions and a lot of laughter. These are the items we suggested:

Petrol pump
Currency
Computer mouse
Telephone
Fuses
Sewing mushroom
Potato masher
Tea strainer
Digital storage devices
Slide Rule
Typewriter
Hostess trolley
Electric light switch
Towels
Deodorant
Clock

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Psychology 2 Psychology 3 Psychology 4 Psychology 5
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Acrylic Pouring Art Antiques & Collectables
Art Appreciation 2 Astronomy
Barn Dancing Bird Watching
Book Club One Book Club Three
Book Club Two Bridge Improvers
Brushstrokes Bucket List
Canasta & Rummikub Card Art
Casual Walking Chess & Draughts
Classical Music Colouring for Relaxation
Craft Cribbage
Crime Fiction Cycling Group
Family History Film Group
Flower Arranging Foodie Group 1
Foodie Group 2 French for a Challenge
French for Fun French Improvers
Gardening Group 1 Gardening Group 2
Here & There History of the East End
Holiday Group Italian for beginners
Italian Language & Culture Jazz Appreciation & Big Band Dance
Kalooki Keep Fit & Tone
Knit and Natter Latin
Line Dancing Literature
Local History Walking London Group 10
London Group 2 London Group 3
London Group 4 London Group 5
London Group 7 London Group 8
London Group 9 Mah Jong
Meet and Eat Luncheon Group Military History 1
Military History 2 Music Appreciation
News and Notices Opera
Photography Play Reading
Play the Guitar Psychology 1
Psychology 2 Psychology 3
Psychology 4 Psychology 5
Psychology 6 Quiz Group
Religions of the World Rummikub
Scrabble Singing
Social Studies Spanish For Beginners
Spanish Improvers Spanish Intermediate
Stitch in Time Sunday Lunch Group
Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2
Tai Chi Talk Sport
Tap for Fun Tenpin Bowling
Theatre TOWIE
Traditional Canal Boat Painting Transport
Uke for Beginners Ukulele for Fun
Ukulele Intermediate Ukulele Players
Walking Walking for Health
We Love Dogs Wine Appreciation 1
Wine Appreciation 2 Wine Appreciation 3
Women in History