'Life Behind the Seams'

Monday 10th January 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £36.00

 Carole Williams...costumier to Strictly brings real costumes for you to see: come & hear about creating costumes for the greatest TV dance show.

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 The Gourmet Club
presents
'Italy'

Sunday 20th February 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £38.00

Join us for a superb

three course lunch celebrating

the Food and Wine of Italy 

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 'Musicals, Madness
and Mayhem'

Tuesday 8th March 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £28.00

Actor, singer and comedian, Richard Ratcliffe has an impressive resume as an all-round entertainer and is happy to share memories of working with some of the big names from

stage,film and TV.

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 'Sentinels of the Sea'

Tuesday 5th April 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £28.00

Mark Lewis - meet the man who

knows everything there is to

know about the amazing

history of lighthouses.

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 'The Plight of the Bumblebee'

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £30.00

Gill Perkins, CEO of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, gives an inspiring and entertaining talk on these very special insects.

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 The Gourmet Club
presents
'England'

Sunday 19th June 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £38.00

Join us for a superb

three course lunch celebrating

the Food and Wine of England 

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'The Women of Wimbledon'

 

Thursday 21st July 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £30.00

Hear fascinating stories about Wimbledon and the great women tennis players who became superstars of their sport

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'My Mother Doesn't Know
I'm on the Stage
'

 

Thursday 1st September 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £35.00

This dapper and debonair delineator of doleful ditties will guide you through a rough

history of British Music Hall

and its star turns.

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'From a pin to an Elephant -
The rise of the
London Retail Palaces'

 

Tuesday 4th October 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £32.00

International Client Manager at Selfridges, John will tell us

how Harrods, Fortnum & Mason

and Selfridges blossomed

by supplying absolutely

anything you wanted!

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 The Gourmet Club
presents
American Thanksgiving 

Sunday 20th November 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £38.00

Join us for a superb three course

lunch celebrating

America's national holiday.

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'Just like that....
its Tommy Cooper!

Tuesday 18th January 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £31.00

 Comedian and singer Neil Duncan brings Eastbourne's favourite funny man to life.

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'Covent Garden Ladies'

Tuesday 22nd February 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £28.00

Amanda Bryant, official London Blue Badge Guide and keen teller of historic tales is back by popular demand with some naughty stories

of London's courtesans!

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 'From RSC to Birds Eye Peas'

Thursday 24th March 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £37.00

Julie Peasgood, television presenter and writer talks about her life as

an actor and TV favourite

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 St George's Day Celebration 

Friday 22nd April 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm

Join us for a superb three course

lunch and a sing-a-long with

Paula and Barney of Duality.

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 'Just Williams'

Thursday 19th May 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £37.00

Father & Son,

Simon and Tam Williams,

with intimate stories from

their lives in the spotlight

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 'Fifteen Minutes:
Fleeting Fame'

Thursday 23rd June 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £28.00

Music, laughter and tears

from 30 years of

the wonderful world

of cabaret and burlesque

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'An Auctioneers Lot'

 

Tuesday 2nd August 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £28.00

Join Simon Langton who was the speaker at our very first

Lunch Club event

many many years ago. 

His colourful life as an

auctioneer is full of desires

and must haves at any price!

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 The Gourmet Club
presents
'France'

Sunday 18th September 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £38.00

Join us for a superb

three course lunch celebrating

the Food and Wine of France 

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'A year in the
Life of the Queen'

 

Thursday 20th October 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £32.00

A London Blue Badge Guide

with a passion for all things Royal,

Viv will be uncovering the

Queen's Household & staff, daily life, planning major engagements

and how entertaining the

world's Great, Good and Infamous

doesn't always run smoothly!

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'Travels With My Guitar'

Thursday 3rd February 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £28.00

Richard Durrant talks about a life in music. Dwelling on pivotal moments in his long career, Richard shares tales of his musical adventures from The Royal Albert Hall to the wilds of South America.

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 The 'Razzle Dazzle'
Dinner Show

Friday 25th February 2022

6.45pm for 7.30pm - £50.00

A musical murder mystery parody tribute inspired by 'Chicago'

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 The Gourmet Club
presents
'Australia'

Sunday 3rd April 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £38.00

Join us for a superb

three course lunch celebrating

the Food and Wine of Australia 

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'Bootsale Princess to 

Collectables Queen'

Tuesday 26th April 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £37.00

Antique dealer and TV personality Tracy Martin with a wealth of anecdotes about her adventures and unforgettable collectables.

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 'Cooking for the Queen'

Tuesday 7th June 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm - £30.00

Join Colin Alderson for

tasty tales of working in the

Royal Household and

cooking for the Queen

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'Reminiscences of a

Royal Bodyguard'

 

Tuesday 5th July 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £30.00

Richard Griffin from

Metropolitan Police constable to Personal Protection Officer to her Majesty The Queen

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'Secrets of the B.B.C.'

 

Thursday 25th August 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £37.00

Founded 100 years ago this year, rumours and scandal have lurked behind closed doors. Author and journalist Jonathan Maitland worked for the Beeb and is not afraid to reveal the truth.

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'Pirates of the Caribbean

 

Thursday 22nd September 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £28.00

An Ex.Det.Supt. in the Metropolitan Police, Ian talks about being seconded to head up a drugs squad in The British Virgin Islands on the trail of millions of dollars of drugs!

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'Ventriloquism -
in the Spotlight'

 

Tuesday 1st November 2022

12.00 for 12.30pm ~ £37.00

Steve has been talking to

himself for over 30 years.

He is one of our greatest ventriloquists and was

born to entertain