Category: SUES FORUMS

SUES FORUM 28: 02/2022

Introduction The eight-session course on the Country House in the Twentieth Century is progressing well. Six meetings have already taken place and even though we still have almost fifty years to cover, Roger is confident that he will be able to reach the Millennium by the time the course concludes on Monday March 7th. The…
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SUES FORUM 27: 01/2022

Introduction We wish all SUES members a Happy New Year with hopes that someday soon we will beyond Covid anxieties and restrictions. At the moment, however, we have to take note of official guidance and ‘proceed with caution’. The first session of Roger Mitchell’s course on ‘The Country House in the Twentieth Century’ took place…
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SUES FORUM 26: 12/2021

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A HEALTHY NEW YEAR TO ALL SUES MEMBERS! Introduction This second Christmas edition of FORUM contains a quiz, a form of family entertainment that often emerges at Christmas get-togethers; a thoughtful article from Alan Potter on national service; and a more frivolous piece suitable for the season of pantomime. Our first extended…
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SUES FORUM 25: 11/2021

Introduction Although a quarter of a century is not usually a cause for celebration, we are pleased and somewhat surprised that we have moved so far. SUES FORUM only sprung into life in March 2020 at the start of lockdown. Its intention was to give SUES members some intellectual nourishment to justify their continuing membership…
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SUES FORUM 24: 10/2021

Introduction This month we are delighted to present two new contributors. The article by Martin Perry was inspired by Roger’s of last month, while John Turner sees the funny side of medicine, all too necessary in these difficult times. We are sure that you will find both of them entertaining, and we hope that more…
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SUES FORUM 23: 09/2021

Introduction Our 2021-2 programme got off to a flying start on Friday with a most interesting talk by Christine Vasey. As the event took place in the main hall at All Saints, the audience (numbering the mid-twenties) was comfortably spaced out. The last edition of FORUM set up arrangements for members to resubscribe and for…
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SUES FORUM 22: 08/2021

Introduction We have reached the point when SUES intends to resume activities on traditional lines. Members (existing and prospective) are invited to take out membership for 2021-2, which will be valid from September 1st. The basic subscription has been increased to £10 in the light of the extra opportunities that SUES now offers, although the…
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SUES FORUM 21: 07/2021

Introduction We have reached an important stage in the development of SUES. The Society has been kept going throughout the months of Covid restrictions by means of this FORUM and several Zoom meetings. Recently we ventured out for a face-to-face gathering – in the open air. You will find a report on this below. We…
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SUES FORUM 20: 06/2021

Introduction We are reaching the end of what has been a strange year, with an Annual General Meeting looming, which will confirm the administrative and policy basis for the coming year. Information concerning the AGM is given below, and as it will also contain a social element we hope members will feel encouraged to attend.…
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SUES FORUM 19: 05/2021

Introduction In this edition we hold out some prospects for future face-to-face meetings, while at the same time maintaining the online links that have kept us alive as an organisation in the last year. If it is to be ‘business as usual’ from September onwards, the underpinning administrative structure will be endorsed at our proposed…
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