Burpham Residents’ Winter Lectures 2022

November 8, 2021| What's On, Current Issue

Creatures of the Rain: Gargoyles, grotesques and hunkypunks – Friday 7th January 2022.

Cheer up your chilly nights among friends. These one-hour Winter Lectures are given by local residents for local residents.

There’s no fee, but a 
collection at the exit to help room costs. 
All lectures take place at the Burpham Village Hall on Burpham Lane.

They all start at 8.00pm and last just over an hour, including questions.

Friday 
7th
 January
 2022
Creatures
 of 
the 
Rain: 
Gargoyles, 
Grotesques 

and 
Hunkypunks

Andrew Plumridge will 
reveal some of the bizarre creatures that enrich the upper reaches of our churches and public buildings.

Friday
 14th
 January
 2022
Freewheeling
 to
 Vienna

Paul Gillingham will share his adventure of cycling to Austria’s capital.

Friday
 21st
 January
 2022
Yes,
 Minister 
–
 an 

insider’s view

Former minister Bob Hughes will take us behind the scenes of government to consider the realities of life at the top.

Friday 
28th
 January 
2022
Medieval
 sex
 and 
marriage

Historically, marriage has been 
an awkward matter. Why were 
panels of women assembled to assess the virility of a husband? And just how celibate were the priests who married them? Brian Creese will answer these questions and more.

Friday 
4th
 February
 2022
You
 have 
the 
right 
to 
remain
 silent…

Andrew Plumridge will lead us 
through a selection of bizarre and obscure laws that you probably break on a daily basis.