Speaker Programme

Because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are running twice-weekly Zoom meetings. For information on using Zoom, please go to this page here.

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Below is the planned list of Friday talks.

Date Talk Speaker
01-Jan-21 NO MEETING  
08-Jan-21 A Terrorist Came to Dinner Peter Seymour
15-Jan-21 A Balkan Railway Adventure Nicholas Brazil
22-Jan-21 AGM and talks by long-serving members, as 50th Anniversary AGM
29-Jan-21 Surviving 36 years flying in the RAF during the Cold War, the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan Brian Hinton
05-Feb-21 English Electric Canberra 1 aircraft Kenneth Pinfield
12-Feb-21 Bristol to Baikal with Perestroika and Glasnost John Lamus
19-Feb-21 Sports personalities by Daily Mail sports writer  Brian Scovell
26-Feb-21 “The most dissolute Man in London” and the Building of Chatsworth Gillian White
05-Mar-21 Painting with light – a potted history of photography Syd Matthews
12-Mar-21 The era of the Atlantic Barons – BOAC pilots 1946 – 1970 Ron Jeffrey
19-Mar-21 Vanuatu Peter Seymour
26-Mar-21 Albert Einstein Tom Kolb
02-Apr-21 1971 Music and happenings Cliff Hilditch
09-Apr-21 The Black Jack Project Meg Blumsom
16-Apr-21 Konfrontazi’ – some reminiscences Peter Seymour
23-Apr-21 Going to Blazes -A glimpse of the lighter side of the Fire & Rescue Service John Craig
30-Apr-21 Good News Bad News Colin Terrell
07-May-21 End the Week with John Burgess John Burgess
14-May-21 Very Light Rail Link Richard Gunner
21-May-21 Fraud protection Ashley Jones
28-May-21 The Nuclear Ship Savannah Tony Coverdale
04-Jun-21 The Days That Got a Whole Lot Worse John Macartney
11-Jun-21 The Forgotten Brummie – Sir Francis Galton David Allen
18-Jun-21 Great British Eccentrics Paul Robbins
25-Jun-21 Logistics of Building King Solomon’s Temple Ray Pearson
02-Jul-21 1,000 years of Hungarian history John Grove
09-Jul-21 The Siege of Gloucester Malcolm Watkins
16-Jul-21 The Chateau Impney – Droitwich Spa John Hodges
23-Jul-21 The 5 new Wonders of the World David Head
30-Jul-21 The golden era of the Great Western Railway Geoff King
06-Aug-21 The Temples of Angkor Wat and beyond Dennis Harvey
13-Aug-21 Life & Times: Longford & Ham Mills Ian MacIntosh
10-Sep-21 The Twin Towers – 20th Anniversary Ron Jeffrey