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H.G.Wells: Taking Woking to Britain and the World
Mon 7 November 2016, 19:00 – 21:00 GMT
Woking History Society is proud to be associated with the Wells in Woking Programme and deliver a Wells inspiring talk.
Reviewing Wells’ stay in Woking, focusing on his personal life, health and career as a professional writer this talk will examine what Wells did for Woking and how he changed perceptions in the wider world.
Emeritus Professor of History at Kingston University, Peter Beck, has lived in Horsell, the site of Wells’ Martian invasion, for over 40 years.
Brought to you in association with Woking History Society.
About Woking History Society:
Our primary objective is the education of the public in the history of the Borough of Woking and nearby parishes. Our main activity is a programme of eight talks each year by visiting and home-grown speakers on aspects of the history of Woking and other historical topics. There is always time to socialize over a cup of tea or coffee afterwards and we welcome visitors as well as members. Other activities include visits to places of historic interest and opportunities to work with fellow organizations such as The Lightbox, the Surrey Archaeological Society, Friends of Woking Palace and the Surrey History Centre. We offer the opportunity to take part in original research. Membership is open to anyone interested in exploring the past.