Lunch Diary

Member’s Lunches are held at Banstead Downs Golf Club (except May & December) from 12 noon.

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Website – http://www.bansteaddowns.co.uk

Our 2 Ladies Lunches are held at the Kingswood Golf & Country Club, Kingswood in May & December.

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Web site – https://www.kingswood-golf.co.uk

Details of forthcoming speakers are listed below. Information on previous speakers can be found under Member’s lunches on the Recent Activities page.

2020

Next meeting:-

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

Andrew Warde – The Palace of Westminster

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Rev. Martin Wright – More Tea Vicar

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Private Secretary to Mrs Thatcher, former Prime Minister – Tim Flesher CB

PENDING CANCELLATION DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

The History of the Tea Trade by Dananjaya Silva.

This illustrated talk is about the history of tea and looks at teas early origins in China, the East India company’s trade in tea and Opium. The growing of tea in the jungles of Assam and foothills of Darjeeling to Tea in Ceylon to the modern day trade in tea. Dananjaya Silva is the Managing Director P.M.David Silva & Sons.  His family company  has been working with tea plantations in Ceylon since the days of the Raj.  

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