After we had to stop our talks programme due to Covid-19, we are pleased to announce that our monthly talks are back.
Tuesday 30 November 7.00pm ‘The Other Princess Beatrice: Victoria’s Youngest Daughter and Her Circle’.
Dave explores the life, family and friends of Princess Beatrice, including Eugene the exiled Empress of France, by Dave Hathaway.
Tuesday 25 January 7.00pm Ifield Mill and its Exhibits: things you might not know!
How much do you know about Ifield Mill? Colin looks at the history and development of this half of Crawley Museums, by Colin Smith.
Tuesday 22 February 7.00 pm The Work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The CWGC looks after 22 war graves in the Crawley area. This talk looks at the work of the Commission, by CWGC Speaker.
Tuesday 29 March 7.00 pm ‘The Crystal Palace at Sydenham, 1854-1936’.
Most people know of the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851. Less well known is the story of the Crystal Palace after its move to Sydenham Hill and its role as a true ‘Palace of the People’.
Philip tells this remarkable story, by Philip Emery is a Trustee of the Crystal Palace Foundation.
Tuesday 26 April 7.00 pm ‘Dickens and Crime.’
Many of Charles Dickens’ novels involve crime and punishment. This talk looks at some of the real-life stories behind that fiction. By Graham Crozier.
Venue: Crawley Museum, The Tree, 103 High Street, Crawley, RH10 1DD, please gain access via single door at the side of the building from the car park.
Talks are subject to change or cancellation.
Talks are free to Crawley Museums Members, non-Members £3.