Great Lives

Leader: John Jebson
Location and times: 2nd and 4th Wednesday @11:00 in the Victoria Hall, Castleberg or Scalber


The group allows members to present a summary of the life and times of a subject of their choice, followed by a group discussion on the presentation.Lives may be current or historical and from any field of human achievement.Participants are guaranteed to learn something new!


GREAT LIVES 2015-2018

 

The famous people we have learned about in recent years have included:-

 

F.M.ALEXANDER, William George ARMSTRONG, Nancy ASTOR

 

William BLIGH, Isambard Kingdom BRUNEL, James COOK

 

Albert EINSTEIN, ELIZABETH 2, Elizabeth FRY

 

Robert GRAVES, HENRY V, A.E.HOUSEMAN

 

James HUTTON, Rudyard KIPLING, T.E.LAWRENCE

 

George MALLORY, Horatio NELSON (and EMMA HAMILTON)

 

Lord PALMERSTON, Adam SEDGWICK, Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH

 

Jonathan SILVER, Wallis SIMPSON, Bessie SMITH,

 

F.E.SMITH, Charles Edward STUART (Bonnie Prince Charlie),

 

Publius TERENCE, Oscar WILDE, John WESLEY

 

William WILBERFORCE, Emile ZOLA