next meeting is at Irene's house on Wednesday 4th January 2012 at 7.30pm
We meet every six weeks or
so, usually on a Wednesday
evening, at one of our members' houses.
when the talk will be given by Mike Humphris on Major General Scovell.
At our meetings one of our number gives a talk on a historical subject
of particular interest to him/her for about forty minutes, then we have
a discussion about what we have heard.
We currently have fourteen members but new recruits are always welcome.
It is not compulsory to give talks so don’t be put off
thinking that you will have to perform.
At each meeting we decide on a speaker, subject
and venue for the following meeting.
meetings - 2010/11:
December The English Civil War.
January The 2nd Greatest British Naval Disaster and Its Consequences.
March The Formation of Northern Ireland from an Irishman's Standpoint.
June 15th Century Chinese Navigation of the World
September The Mulberry Harbours
October The Vikings
November Ford Madox Brown's painting Work