Previous Years Programmes

2020/2021

Unfortunately because of the Covid-19 pandemic all of the planned meetings had to be cancelled. 

2019/2020


23 September 2019
Missing Presumed Emigrated - Shirley Hodgston

7 October
Ocean Liners DVD

21 October
Thames Sptitties (Reprised) - Michael Newstead

4 November
Around the World on a Shoestring - Peter Strickland

18 November
HMS Exeter (1927) - a Tale of Triumph, Tribulation & Tragedy - David Verghese

9 December
Members Evening & Quiz

2020

24 February 2020
A Sailor's view of the RN and HMS Ganges - David Markham & Peter Strickland

Because of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic all of the remaining programme for Spring 2020 had to be cancelled.


 

2018/2019

24 September    West Country Paddle Steamers - Alec Lewis

8 Oct                      Swinging the Lamp (members evening)

22 Oct                    Every boy will join the Navy: the story of       
                                 'Formidable' - Shirley Hodgson

13 Nov                   Pioneering the Black Box VDR - Chris Winkley

26 Nov                   The Royal Navy in 2018 - Nigel Edgell

10 Dec                    DVD & General Knowledge Quiz

25 Feb 2019          Wing Sail Project - Roger Francis

11 March               Pilgrim Fathers and site of first Thanksgiving -
                                  Mark Horton

25 March               Swinging the Lamp - (members evening)

15 April                  The 'Tectona' Project - Emily Harley

29 April                 The Thames Spritties - Michael Newstead

13 May                    An Artist's View - Pat Shipsides


 

2017/2018
 

11 September  DVD evening - post-war British passenger liners

25 September  Swinging the lamp - members tales

9 October        Over the sea to Scilly - Geof Williams

23 October      The Severn Princess - Tim Ryan

13 November   The end of the Trams in Bristol - Peter Davey

27 November   Brunel's Ships - Phillip Unwin

11 December    (Xmas Party and Quiz - cancelled due to adverse weather)

26 February    The Merchant Navy Training Board - Captain  Kevin Slade 

12 March         A military researcher's view of the Dambusters Raid - David Verghese

26 March         Swinging the lamp - members tales

9 April             Purton's Mulberry Blueprint - Paul Barnett

23 April           The Thetis Disaster - Peter Jones

14 May            The Artist's view of two Maritime Events - Pat Shipsides

 

2016/2017


12 September  'San Demetrio London' - DVD

26 September  Mon & Brecon Canal Restoration - 
                                                                      Roger Francis

10 October       Prosect of Whitby - Peter Jones

24 October       DVDs

14 November   The V Bombers - John Wooster

28 November   Taking Pyronaut to the Jubilee Pageant -
                                                            Clive Brain
12 December    Xmas Party & quiz

27 Feb 2017      Gloucester & Sharpness Pilots - Carl Merry

13 March          Riot on the Riveira - Paul Barnett

27 March          Water carrier 'Freshspring' - John Puddy

10 April            Swinging the Lamp: Members Evening

24 April            Trinity House - Roger Francis

8 May                Dambusters Raid - Wg Cdr 'Johnny' Johnson

 

2015/2016

14 September    'Balmoral': the rebirth 2015 - DVD

28 September   Submarines                         Tony Coverdale

12 October          The Titanic Inquiry       RAdm John Lang

26 October          The Newport Ship                   Gordon Cox

9 November        Great Transatlantic Cable    Peter Jones

23 November      Bristol Port Update          Jerry Stanford  

14 December       Christmas Party and Quiz

22 February 2016    RN Carrier Air Power: 100 years old  Nigel Edgell and David Verghese

14 March              Nepalese Foundation          Peter Shore

21 March              Kingswear Castle  - DVD

11 April                  Deck Apprentice Memories Roger Francis

25 April                 Wreckers                                 Paul Barnett

9 May                     Severn Bridge Disaster           Chris Witts 

 
 
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