Programme Date Change


There is a change to the 2021/22 Programme as the Jubilee Bank Holiday is on 2nd June

The AGM and the lecture ‘The Art of
William Hogarth’ will now be held on 9th June



As your President and Webmaster can I wish everyone a Happy Christmas and hopefully a prosperous and healthy New Year. Whatever Covid throws at us, Blackwater will continue to provide excellent lectures and a friendly atmosphere at our monthly meetings. I hope to see everyone in the New Year.
Dr Bill Allen OBE

November 4th Lecture


There is a change to the advertised speaker for the November lecture. Mark Ovendon, who was going to present “150 years of London Underground design” is unable to travel at present, so we have managed to book Gail Turner in his place. The subject of her talk is “Painter of Sunlight by Joaquin Sorolla” We meet on Thursday 4th November at 11.0 am Click here for more details and the BIO

Sorolla and BIO

Day of Special Interest – on Monday the 6 September 10am till 3.30pm Village Hall, Wickham Bishops, CM8 3JZ.


From Downton To Gatsby Jewellery & Fashion 1890 To 1929 with Andrew Prince

There are still places available for what promises to be a day of outstanding Special Interest. Those wishing to attend will need to book. This will be a particular ‘Special Day’ as it will probably be the first opportunity for us to gather in person rather than on Zoom!

Study Day Lecture BOOKING 2021

Blackwater AGM


Don’t forget on Thursday 1st July the lecture on Versailles is preceded by thr Blackwater AGM. The meeting (on (Zoom) starts at 10.00am. All members welcome to attend.