Tonbridge’s ‘Ten Last Fallen’, remembered in the School's Service of Remembrance More...
Peter Carpenter and Jonathan Smith, who were both Heads of English at Tonbridge, will discuss the life and work of John Betjeman. The discussion will consider the forces that shaped the man; the defining experiences of his life; his private dramas, his loves, tragedies and crise...Read more
Gilly Halcrow is returning by popular demand, after her stunning lecture last year about the Special Operations Executive. This talk will honour the brave men and women SOE agents who served this country in World War II. It is the story of the brave Norwegian sailors in their fi...Read more
William Gelling has just returned to the UK after four years as the UK’s High Commissioner to Rwanda and Burundi, representing the UK in a country scarred by the 1994 genocide which now has one of the world’s fastest economic growth rates, and a President with a cont...Read more
In the last few years the amount paid for the three most expensive artworks would be enough to buy 5,000 brand new Bentley Continentals, or to pay the annual salaries of more than 25,000 nurses. This lecture is about the top end of the art market and is an excuse to examine some...Read more