We are pleased to welcome author and journalist Bob Ogley as our guest speaker this coming Tuesday evening. He will be talking about “The Great Storm of 1987”.
The talk will commence promptly at 8.30pm so please arrive on time in order to avoid any distractions. Teas and coffees will be available between 8.15pm and 8.30pm, but the kitchen will be closed once the talk has started.
More information about Bob Ogley….
Bob Ogley was born in Sevenoaks, has lived in the county all his life and is proud to be a Kentish man. As author of more than 20 books he has travelled extensively in pursuit of information and photographs and is in great demand from organisations across the south-east to tell his unique story.
A former editor of The Sevenoaks Chronicle, Bob was a journalist for more than 30 years before he left his newspaper to concentrate on writing books and giving his talks. He is also a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio Kent.
The subjects covered by Bob in his talks are: War in Kent (and Surrey), the History of RAF Biggin Hill, Doodlebugs and Rockets, The Weather Wherever, Invicta — The Spirit of Kent, My life as a local newspaper reporter and, of course, The Great Storm and how it changed his life. He also has a new talk about Kent in the 19th Century which follows the launch of this most successful and popular book. Bob likes to tell humorous stories and he has an amazing collection of anecdotes which he delivers with great enthusiasm.