Programme 2017/18

 

Meetings

Meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month and proceedings begin at 1930; further details from  Captain Roger Francis (see 'Contact Us' page).  Intending visitors should notify Captain Francis and advise their vehicle registration number at least one week before the meeting, and bring some form of official identification.

(Entries in italics indicate a change from the originally published programme).

 

 2017
Meeting on the following Mondays
 
 11 September  DVD evening - post-war British passenger liners.
 
 25 September  Swinging the Lamp - members tales.
 9th October

 Over the Sea to Scilly - Geoff Williams

 

 23 October  The Severn Princess - Tim Ryan
 
 13 November  The end of the Trams in Bristol - Peter Davey
 
 27 November  Brunel's Ships - Philip Unwin
 

  11 December

 Christmas Party and Quiz
  (meeting cancelled due to adverse weather) 

 

  2018
Meeting on the following Mondays

 
  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 


 

 21 May

 

  AGM

 

Events


Monday 18th June 2018
Coach tour to Admiralty water carrier 'Freshspring' at Bideford.

Thursday 21st June 2018
'Day at the Docks, Bristol; Docks.

Friday 20th July 2018
'Tower Belle' river trip on the River Avon to Avonmouth
and return.

 

Thursday 29th November 2018
Pre-Christmas Lunch, Saltford.


 
 
 

 

 
 
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