Monthly Meetings

Venue: Dagnall Street Baptist Church, St Albans

Our meetings take place on the second Tuesday of the month. From 10.00am onwards you are invited to enjoy refreshments and socialise with other members. You will be able to sign up for groups and trips; visit our IT help desk and participate in our book swap. Following this you will be able to listen to one of our varied presentations or talks. The meetings end at midday.
Please be ready to show your current membership card as you come in.

Programme of Talks

Tues October 8th
The work of Rennie Grove Hospice.
Poppy Montgomery- Ward
Poppy is the Patients’ Service Manager at Grove House. She will be accompanied by Gemma Ralph, Senior Fundraiser, and part of the Grove House Appeal team.
The talk title is:
Delivering community end-of-life care in St Albans: our vision for Grove House and the future delivery of care.
The talk will cover the services Rennie Grove Hospice Care deliver in the local community, for all those living with end-of-life illness; the future in a changing national landscape; plans and vision for the re-development of Grove House, where day services are delivered.
There will be an opportunity to donate to the Charity after this talk.

There will also be an exhibition of work produced by our Art Group.

Tuesday Nov 12th
Man on the Spot
Bill Hamilton

Tuesday Dec 10th
The music of Irving Berlin  
Geoff Bowden

Tuesday Jan 14th
Marshalswick Mansion and St Albans Country House Heritage
Peter Burley

Tuesday Feb 11th
Insights into an Auction House and Antiques Roadshow
Steve Lester

Tuesday March 10th
Aerial Thrills and Spills at Northolt Airport
Colin Richards

Tuesday April 13th

Tuesday May 12th
The history of St Albans Arc and Arc Society
Sandy Walkington

Tuesday June 9th
The Ukelele Sensation
Mark Walsh (performer)

Tuesday July 14th

Tuesday Sept 8th
Fools Gold
Steve and Carol Robson (music duo)

Book Swap and IT Help Desk

The Book Swap and IT help desk are usually available at meetings, so bring along a book or two to swap (no charge), and also your phones/tablets/other mobile devices for help with sorting problems.


Please help us to reduce our carbon footprint by bringing your own cup/mug to the meeting for refreshments. Let’s keep the use of non-recyclable paper cups to a minimum!

The nearest car park for Dagnall Street Baptist Church is the Christopher Place car park immediately opposite. There is no parking for members in the church car park.