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Our Speaker events for 2024 are taking place at The Coach & Horses, Thorley Street, Bishop's Stortford.

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Tuesday 9th July
Tuesday 9th July - 7:00 pm
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Ed Anthony

Child Mental Health Social Prescriber


Tuesday 10th September
Tuesday 10th September - 7:00 pm
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Matt Roper, Meninadanca Children's Charity


Tuesday 8th October
Tuesday 8th October - 7:00 pm
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Tuesday 12th November
Tuesday 12th November - 7:00 pm
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Tuesday 11th June
Tuesday 11th June - 7:00 pm


Tuesday 14th May
Tuesday 14th May - 7:00 pm
Simon Marlow

An ex Police Officer. Now an Adult Social Prescriber which covers the Food bank, Night shelter, General Health, Mental Health, Dementia


Tuesday 9th April
Tuesday 9th April - 7:00 pm
Alan Hillier & Pauline Craven, UKAid


Tuesday March 12th
Tuesday 12th March - 7:00 pm
Greg Camburn

CEO of Retune Charity Ltd for mental wellbeing


Tuesday 13th February 2024
Tuesday 13th February - 7:00 pm
Professor Sam Lundrigan

Professor of Investigative Psychology & Public Protection & Director of the Policing Institute for Eastern England


Tuesday 23rd January - 7:30 pm
Fiona Clarke

How and why is racism persisting in the UK and what can we do about it?

Tuesday 24th October - 7:30 pm
Daksha Trivedi

Professor of Applied Health Research, University of Hertfordshire

Community engagement & health inequalities - Providing cancer support in the community at a challenging time

Tuesday 26th September - 7:30 pm
Peter Cole, Ceres


Energy Schemes – what to consider and look out for

Tuesday 25th July - 7:30 pm
Ken Follett


Ken Follett: The Armour of Light - Join master storyteller and international bestseller Ken Follet to explore his upcoming novel The Armour of Light

Tuesday 27th June - 7:30 pm
Roberta Fregolent - Ghana Program Manager & Ayire Adongo - Africa Regional Co-ordinator

World Child Cancer

Improving Childhood Cancer Survival & Diagnosis rates in Ghana & West Africa

Tuesday 23rd May - 7:30 pm
Rebecca O'Connell

Professor of Food, Families & Society, University of Hertfordshire

Living hand to mouth: children and food in low-income families

Tuesday 25th April - 7:30 pm
Lord Salisbury

The History of Hatfield House

Tuesday 28th March - 7:30 pm
Alex Rogers

Volunteer - UK Search & Rescue Charity, SARAID

SARAID: UK charity's search and rescue deployment to the Turkish earthquakes

Tuesday 28th February -


Tuesday 22nd November - 7:30 pm
Julie Marson MP

Life in the Whips’ Office

Tuesday 25th October - 7:30 pm
Rowan McKellar

Becoming an Olympian

Tuesday 27th September - 7:30 pm
Richard Roberts

Leader of Hertfordshire County Council

What life is like as Leader of Hertfordshire County Council

Tuesday 28th June - 7:30 pm
Charlie Ireland

Managing Partner, Ceres

Working at Diddly Squat Farm

Tuesday 24th May - 7:30 pm
Robert Cannon

COVID to Omicrom, Back to Success

Tuesday 26th April - 7:30 pm
Will Gemmill

Partner, Ceres Rural

The Future of Farming and Land Use in the UK

Sophie Broom, Lambrook School, Zoe Hart & Yvette Hupje, Hockerill Anglo-European College & Savannah Martin, Tain Royal Academy
Tuesday 22nd March - 7:30 pm
Sophie Broom, Lambrook School, Zoe Hart & Yvette Hupje, Hockerill Anglo-European College & Savannah Martin, Tain Royal Academy

Young People's views on The Environment

Tuesday 22nd February - 7:30 pm
Dr Philip Porter

Associate Dean Education, School of Life & Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire

T-shirts on for an Arctic heatwave: field exploration at the top of a warming world

Tuesday 25th January - 7:30 pm
Daniel Peter, Release Peace

Fewer arms make the world safer. And there's practical ways to do it

Tuesday 23rd November - 7:30 pm
Julie Marson MP

Julie's work with the Ministry of Justice in her role as Parliamentary Private Secretary

Tuesday 26th October - 7:30 pm
Nick Tatchell

Visiting Research Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University and Founder of NetZero.Work consultancy

"We must stop meeting like this! Business Air Travel in a Climate Crisis"

Tuesday 28th September - 7:30 pm
Prof.dr. Gertjan Kaspers

Pediatric oncologist

Childhood Cancer - A Global View

Tuesday 27th July - 7:30 pm
Claire Matthews

Manager - Macduff Marine Aquarium

Sealife of the Moray Firth

Tuesday 29th June - 7:30 pm
Ed Anthony

Director Mental Wellbeing in Schools

Transforming Adolescent Mental Health Support Through Developing Community-Based Interventions

Tuesday 8th June - 7:30 pm
Penny Carey

Dean of The School of Law, University of Hertfordshire

Can University Law Schools bridge the access to justice gap - an exploration of practical learning and its community benefits from a contemporary university perspective

Tuesday 11th May - 7:30 pm
Robert Voss

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire

The Role of The Lord-Lieutenant & The Lieutenancy & What Has Been Achieved Over The Last 2 Years

Tuesday 13th April - 7:30 pm
Toby Dutt

Specials Policeman (pictured far left)

The Role of the Voluntary Police Officer & Specials Constables assist Regular Colleagues in dealing with targeted crime in East Herts

Tuesday 23rd March - 7:30 pm
Captain Gavin Edward, Royal Navy

30 years in the Royal Navy, engineering at the front line, a personal reflection

Tuesday 23rd February - 7:30 pm
Nick von Westenholz

Director of EU Exit and International Trade for the National Farmers Union (NFU)

An Update on Brexit

Tuesday 26th January - 7:30 pm
Ian Priest

Marco Polo, The Silk Road & China's Belt & Road Initiative

Tuesday 24th November - 7:30 pm
Ed Anthony

Director Mental Wellbeing in Schools

New & effective approaches to supporting mental health and wellbeing within families in Bishop's Stortford

Tuesday 10th November - 7:30 pm
Julie Marson MP

Britain's Economic Recovery from Covid-19 and the role of Civil Society

Tuesday 27th October - 7:30 pm
Emmanuel Ayire Adongo from Ghana & Jon Rosser, CEO

World Child Cancer - Ghana

Tuesday 8th September - 7:30 pm
Nick von Westenholz

Director of EU Exit and International Trade for the National Farmers Union (NFU)


Tuesday 14th July - 7:30 pm
Rory Corstorphine

Brewin Dolphin

Market Investment Outlook

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Our Zoom Speaker Evenings and Club Dinners are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month except August and December.

Who Can Get Involved?

Who can join?

We are looking for people who want to give back to their community.



We’d love to hear from you