Category Archives: Literary/cultural

Family History

The family history group will be meeting on the first Monday of the month from 2pm till 4pm in Bourne End Library. The convenor is Sue Weston 01628 520728.

Non-fiction reading

Unlike other book groups, members take turns to select a book and talk about why they enjoyed it (or possibly didn’t). So far we have discussed biography, travel, history and politics. We’re a small but enthusiastic group and would welcome new people. This group meets on the second Thursday of the month at one of… Read More »

Film club

The film club aims to enable people interested in films to meet together to look at a wide variety of films and to discuss these afterwards. We will be looking at films both old and new, classics and little known ones. Over time we will set themes for the year e.g. specific directors, film studios,… Read More »


This group is taking place at 10 on the 2nd Monday of the month at 10am. The first few meetings covered various aspects of WWI and WWII. Currently we are working our way through the various reigns since 1066. Please contact Michael Judge 01628 524108

Current affairs

This discussion group will meet on 2nd Tuesday of every month Time: 14:30 to 16:00 Where: Communal Room, Alfred Court, Furlong Road, Bourne End, SL8 5AZ Discussion facilitator: it was agreed that there will be a facilitator for each session. The role will be to moderate, ensure that no one dominates the discussion, everyone gets… Read More »

Book group

This is an informal book group open to anyone who loves to read. The date of the Book Group meetings will be the fourth Thursday in every month at 2.30pm at the Lantern Room in the Bourne End library. We aim to read a wide variety of books, one per month, which will be selected… Read More »

Play Reading /Drama

Our Play Reading /Drama group runs twice a month on a Friday afternoon from 2.00 to 4.00pm. The second Friday in the month is a 2 Act Play, playwrights include Alan Ayckbourn, Terrence Rattigan, Richard Harris, Daphne Du Maurier. Unlike a book club, a play can be read in 2 hours, with a beginning and… Read More »

Local History

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 2pm, usually in the Library, with talks and discussions on the local history of Bourne End, Wooburn, Hedsor, and Little Marlow. There have been occasional outings and history walks in the area. Suitable for all levels. Contact Roger Carter, 01628 520557