Unless otherwise stated in the event details, society meetings are held at St Peter's Church Hall, Shoreham, at 7.30pm. Members £2, others £3. Tea & coffee is available and the bar is usually open.
FRIDAY January 17th: Charles Wheatstone's amazing inventions
A celebration of one of the most creative inventors of the Victorian era. Among a host of scientific inventions which are still of great importance today, Sir Charles Wheatstone also created a unique musical instrument, so the illustrated talk by Ray Chandler about Wheatstone's genius will be accompanied by some relevant musical entertainment.
FRIDAY February 21st: Coastal erosion threat to Shoreham?
A report has placed Shoreham among the 10 UK locations most at risk from coastal erosion. Senior coastal specialist at the Environment Agency, Dr Uwe Dornbusch, will explain the coastal situations of Sussex and the Shoreham area in particular, and the implications for the town and its residents.
FRIDAY March 20th: Earth needing more friends
Local Friends of the Earth officer Tom Wright will alert us about the huge issues facing the environment, from climate change, plastic, air pollution and other major stresses to our planet. He will describe how we can all help to bring about change to face the challenges.
FRIDAY April 17th: Bright young things of history
A century after the start of one of the most lively and colourful periods of British history - the roaring 1920s - Mark Perry Nash describes the wilder aspects of that era, including the antics of those in 'high society' who found themselves with the time and money to enjoy unprecedented opportunities for fun.
FRIDAY May 15th: Shoreham Society AGM
Time to review the past year and plan for the future. All welcome. Free entry. Nibbles provided and bar open.