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.

random travel image
Maiko (young geisha), Kyoto, Japan   © Harry Sargant
President Leon McCarron
Vice President David Edwards
Chairman Tom Garside
Vice Chairman &
Minutes Secretary
Sue Rooke
Treasurer Colin Rumary
Membership Secretary Barbara Rogers
Programme Secretary Carol Busby
Assistant Programme Secretary Paul Gillingham
Hall Manager & Website Andrew Luyten
Assistant Hall Manager
Graham Brown
Volunteer Coordinator Tempe Mansfield
Publicity Secretary Rosie Spalding
IT Support & Publicity Design
Chris Beynon


Around 190, all with one thing in common - a love of travel and a keen interest in planet Earth.