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Change of Meeting Venue

The Annual General Meeting held on 21st May 2018 agreed the Committee's recommendation to move our meeting venue to the Royal British Legion Whitchurch Branch, Staunton Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0QF.  This will be from the first meeting of the 2018/19 season, on 24th September 2018. 
Programme of meetrings

See the 'Programme' page for our programme of meetings/talks. The first meeting of the 2018/19 season will be on Monday 24th September: West Country Paddle Steamers - Alec Lewis.
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The events below are planned. Will those interested please notify either Roger Francis or Geoff Williams as soon as possible - thank you.

Monday 18th June 2018 - Coach tour to preserved Admiralty water carrier 'Freshspring' at Bideford (jointly with Merchant Navy Association).  Depart Royal British Legion Whitchurch 0930 calling Shirehampton 1000. Return about 1730.  Charge 10 per head. NOW FULLY BOOKED. 

Thursday 21st June 2018 -  Floating Harbour visit. Cruise on the 'Pyronaut' and 'John King', Crane No 30 and visit the 'hidden' collection of ship models etc in M Shed. 
This trip has unfortunately had to be CANCELLED due to the operator Clive Brain's serious motor cycle accident.  The Society offers him our best wishes for a speedy and full recovery.

Friday 20th July 2018 - 'Tower Belle' river trip down the River Avon to Avonmouth and return. Depart from the Bristol Packet office landing stage at 1030. Charge is expected to be 15 per head.   This is the day before the Bristol Harbour Festival so the river should be lively with craft arriving.

In addition would members interested in an 'ad hoc' visit to the Concorde museum at Filton in September please advise Geoff Williams so that we have an idea of possible numbers.

A visit to Avonmouth and Portbury docks followed by a lunchtime get-together at the Windmill Inn Portishead is also being planned for October 2018. Details to be advised in due course.






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