Due to high demand membership is now closed for this season. It will reopen on 1st July 2024. Be sure to renew early.

Eastbourne Ashridge Circle|Founded 1947

Held at Eastbourne Congress Theatre on Monday evenings

Eastbourne Ashridge Circle

Thought to be one of Britain’s largest lecture societies with approximately 1700 members. We are a registered charity (No.1201658)

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Expert Speakers

The programme of talks is compiled with the aim of appealing to a broad range of interests in such fields as history, the arts, biography, media, international politics, nature, science, adventure and entertainment.

The speakers are experts with in-depth knowledge of their subject and some well-known household names.  Most talks are illustrated.

This Season's Talks

Past Speakers

Michael Portillo, politician & presenter

Peter James, author

Lucy Worsley, broadcaster

Dominic Lawson, columnist

John Suchet, broadcaster

Imogen Corrigan, historian

John Sergeant, journalist

Eve Pollard, journalist

Incredible Value

Eastbourne Ashridge Circle offers incredible value in that the annual membership fee of £28.00 covers twelve talks with accomplished speakers!

Although our meetings are open to members only, membership is available to anyone subject to capacity.

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