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Weekly meetings take place on Thursday evenings and are normally held in the ‘MBA Lounge’, formerly known as the ‘Times Square Hall’, at the VBS Community Stadium, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, Surrey unless stated otherwise under Venue in the programme.
Meetings start at 20.00. – Talks start at 20.15 unless stated otherwise in the event.
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Jane Austen meets Jack Tar
10 June, 2021 @ 20:00 - 21:45
The Aubrey–Maturin or Master and Commander series are a sequence of 20 nautical historical novels by Patrick O’Brian, set during the early 19th Century and centring on the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his ship’s surgeon Stephen Maturin, a physician, natural philosopher, and intelligence agent. In 2003, Russell Crowe starred as Aubrey in the film ‘Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World’.
Whether you’ve completed several circumnavigations of the Aubrey/Maturin novels, you’ve seen the film or you’ve never heard of any of it, club member Danny McDonnell hopes you’ll enjoy his talk. He loves these books deeply and wants to provide an insight into some of the characters, themes and history, plus for those that love the books like he does (I’m sure they’ll be one or two) we can have a good chat about them!
Covid restrictions apply at meetings e.g. groups of 6 inside the hall.
Please note that we have to vacate the hall at 21.45.
Visitors welcome. Please contact a committee member to arrange access.
Visitors are welcome on any Thursday club night held at the VBS Community Stadium