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About the Club...

Formed in 1948, our club meets every month to discuss, enjoy and generally celebrate the output of a variety of authors, illustrators, stars of stage and screen.

Here is a list of the Club members who have donned the mantle of Chairman:

1948 Len Packman 1972 Don Webster 1996 Bill Bradford
1949 Len Packman 1973 Mary Cadogan 1997 Duncan Harper
1950 Len Packman 1974 Josie Packman 1998 Alan Pratt
1951 Len Packman 1975 Win Morss 1999 Roger Jenkins
1952 Len Packman 1976 Roger Jenkins 2000 Mary Cadogan
1953 Len Packman 1977 Bob Blythe 2001 Norman Wright
1954 Len Packman 1978 Eric Lawrence 2002 Roger Coombes
1955 Roger Jenkins 1979 Roger Jenkins 2003 Andrew Pitt
1956 Len Packman 1980 Bill Bradford 2004 Len Cooper
1957 Frank Vernon-Lay 1981 Mary Cadogan 2005 Norman Wright
1958 Len Packman 1982 Josie Packman 2006 Andy Boot
1959 Frank Vernon-Lay 1983 Roy Parsons 2007 Alan Pratt
1960 Len Packman 1984 Chris Harper 2008 Roger Coombes
1961 Josie Packman 1985 Mark Jarvis 2009 Mary Cadogan/David Marcus
1962 Don Webster 1986 Don Webster 2010 Alan Pratt
1963 Bob Blythe 1987 Norman Wright 2011 Len Cooper
1964 Len Packman 1988 Phil Griffiths 2012 Nigel Colman
1965 Brian Doyle 1989 Roger Jenkins 2013 Mary Cadogan
1966 Bill Lofts 1990 Brian Doyle 2014 Mary Cadogan/Norman Wright/Roger Coombes/Alan Pratt
1967 Don Webster 1991 Graham Bruton 2015 Roger Coombes/Len Cooper
1968 Len Packman 1992 Alan Pratt 2016 Roger Coombes/Len Cooper
1969 Don Webster 1993 Roy Parsons 2017 Chris Harper/Len Cooper
1970 Les Rowley 1994 Roger Jenkins    
1971 Brian Doyle 1995 Norman Wright