Men’s Society

Plaxtol Men’s Society is open to men of all ages from the village and surrounding areas.  It was founded in 1966 to provide a venue for socialising and widening members’ interests by engaging interesting speakers.

Its season is from October to March, normally on the 2nd Monday of the month in Plaxtol Memorial Hall.  It has an Annual Dinner in April and a summer outing.

PROGRAMME for 2018 to 2019

All meetings:  open at 7:45 with tea and coffee

Speaker:  at 8:00pm

Venue:  Plaxtol Memorial Hall

Membership subscription is £15.00


Summer Outing 2018:  To be arranged and notified to members by email.

8th October:

Short AGM followed by a talk by John Young – “The career I was advised not to take up”! – John looks back over a lifetime in the law.

12th November:

A talk by Tim Tawney – “The Zeebrugge Raid and end of WW1”.

10th December:

Christmas Social – “Help for Heroes”


14th January:

A talk by Tom Owen – “Changing attitudes to mental nursing from a career in psychiatric nursing”.

11th February:

A talk by Julian Dussek – “I didn’t mean to be a surgeon” – Julian looks back over his career.

11th March:

A talk by James Sheldrick (Farms Manager, Fairlawne Estate) – “A year in the life of a Farm Manager”.

8th April:

Annual Dinner – details to be confirmed.

A Summer Outing 2019:

Details yet to be decided – will be circulated to members.

Chairman:  Tom Hogg          01732 811016                     Email:

Secretary:  Peter Brewin       01732 810361                     Email:

Treasurer:  Tom Owen          01732 810955                     Email: