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February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saffron Summerfield “Milton Keynes to Mississippi”
Saffron’s presentation describes her life as a working musician. This is a lively, entertaining show featuring different styles of guitar music from 15th Century to Spanish and Mississippi Blues along with her own songs and tunes on 2 guitars and Cuatro. There will be anecdotes and stories from a career which started in North Bucks folk clubs to performing live on John Peel’s BBC Radio Shows, recording at Abbey Road Studios, writing songs for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Start the Week’, two Channel 4 films and playing guitar with Blues Musicians in Mississippi cotton fields.29th April Gary Shaeffer “Scott’s Voyage to Antarctica and the work of Herbert Ponting” This is an illustrated talk by Gary featuring the work of Herbert Ponting. Herbert took up photography as a hobby with no training and quickly established himself as an international competition winner. He was also a travel and war correspondent. He was selected from 100 applicants to accompany Scott’s second and last tragic expedition to the Antarctic. It was always known that Herbert was not going to be one of those to reach the pole so he taught those that did photography. When the men were found after their ill fated adventure so were their iconic photographs. 25th March Kevin Varty “R