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Speakers

Upcoming Speakers

2021 

May 18 Heather Burge will share stories of some of her unusual travels in her talk, Cycling the Silk Road. 

June 15 Clothing from Black Pepper in Forest Hill will be modelled by some stunning club members.  Time to update the wardrobe now we are able to get out and about.     

July 20 Bruce Knight will share the ups and downs of his work as a JP. 

Recent Past Speakers

Mandy Ginsburg from the Embroiderers' Guild shared her lifelong love of the craft, bringing along superb examples of her skills and sharing the story behind some of her favourite pieces.  We were amazed by the creativity and artistic skill behind her work.

Anne Catchpole  from Cottage by the Sea talked about the new renovations and their continued work in helping children to enjoy a holiday at the seaside. The craft ladies presented a very generous donation of knitted goods for the visiting children.

                 

Fay Veitch spoke about the important international role played by Mercy Ships.

Blaise Van Hecke  shared her experiences growing up in a commune in her talk, Road to Tralfamadore.

Cheryl Webster spoke about the program, Kntted Knockers, which provides practical help and support for breast cancer patients.

Beverley Moss, Come Fly  with Me.

Caroline Pethic, Police Officer and author of To Hell and Back.    

 Linda Black, (Life Coach) presented, 'Staying Alive and Thriving'.

Vincent Mantell  shared his experiences from his walk along the Camino Pilgrim Trail in Spain and France.

    

 

Lachlan McLeod, a documentary film maker , explored ways of recording a family history.

Author, Gwenda Reed-Davey on the subject of Girl Talk, her book which explores changes in the lives of young girls during the last century.