About the Club

Founded in 1966, Guildford Travel Club has gained a high reputation for the quality of its speakers, including the number of distinguished photographers and writers it attracts from all over the U.K.

The club meets on alternate Tuesdays from October to April at Onslow Village Hall in Guildford, where talks are illustrated by digital photographs/slides projected onto a large screen.

A typical evening programme has the following format:

All the speakers have an interesting story to tell and a set of photographs to capture your imagination.

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Antarctica   © Paul Goldstein
President David Edwards
Vice President John Pilkington
Chairman Janet Parsons
Vice Chairman &
Membership Secretary
Jenny Allan
Treasurer Colin Rumary
Programme Secretary Carol Busby
Hall Manager & Website Andrew Luyten
Assistant Hall Manager
Tom Garside
Volunteer Coordinator Julia Hilton
Publicity Secretary Rosie Spalding
Minutes Secretary Sue Rooke
IT Support & Publicity Design
Chris Beynon
Assistant Programme Secretary Paul Gillingham


Around 150, all with one thing in common - a love of travel and a keen interest in planet Earth.