Speaker Programme


Date Talk Speaker
Jan 5th QUIZ Andy Bernard
Jan 12th Desert Island Discs Simon Colbeck
Jan 19th AGM None – AGM
Jan 26th Cirencester Baptist Church
Vicar does stand up.
40 minutes of humour telling of my journey to becoming a vicar.
Pastor Matt Frost
Feb 2nd Amusing & amazing moments when dealing with disasters
David Head
Feb 9th Marie-Claire: Resistance Heroine Peter Seymour
Feb 16th Eric Liddell – running the race Rev Robert Draycott
Feb 23rd Quaint and Quirky Gloucestershire  Angela Panrucker
March 2nd Dads’ Underground Army.  This talk examines the organisation and role of Britain’s secret army which would have gone into action if the enemy had invaded and were the model for the various resistance units which were set-up in occupied countries by SOE. Bill King
March 9th Jumpers (parachuting) Eric Williams 
March 16th The River Thames Part 2 – from Lechlade to Teddington Lock
Taster Morning
Brian Draper
March 23rd Whats in a name?—Development of British Surnames Dennis Harvey
April 6th Abbeyfield (COFFEE MORNING in Watermoor Church Hall) Mike Beacon
April 13th Image result  The Dyson Design Process  George Oram
April 20th Global Warming – Fact or Fiction? Ken Ingamells
April 27th  100 years of the RAF
May 4th Around the World in 80 Images. A circumnavigation of the Globe, showing locations you may know….and possibly some you are not familiar with…..but always with a different or non-conventional viewpoint!
…..Hang on to your seat…..
Peter Berry,  photographer, and world-wide traveller. 
May 11th Two Scottish Battles
This covers Dunbar 1650 and the final battle of Worcester, 1651, in which many Scottsmen lost their lives, for the young Charles the Second. She will involve the audience in the fate of two young brothers who actually lived, who fought for the Stuart cause.
Celia Mason
May 18th The Duo
Phil Collins
May 25th  Thirty Years of Bloodshed David Vessey
June 1st Great Mysteries and Conspiracy Theories Rev Dr. Nicholas Henderson
June 8th H H Martyn James Rendell
June 15th The Development of the Helicopter Wg Cdr Chris Reid
June 22nd  Radio and TV Hoaxes Mike Aggleton
June 29th Simulators Cliff Hilditch
July 6th PG Wodehouse and his world of golf and other sports John Hodgson
July 13th Queen Victoria – a life in portraits Gillian White
July 20th BBC Reporter and his role in Gloucestershire PCC Chris Bierley
July 27th Industrial Revolution, Part 2 Nigel Thompson