Speakers & Events Programme 2020

Date Speaker Host Subject
8 Jan Bill Affleck Pourquoi pas Gallia Nova (Canada)
22 Jan Arthur Ball Galapagos Islands
5 Feb Paul Barnett Dunkirk’s Little Ships
19 Feb Dr Katy Bellamy The Joy of False Memory
4 Mar Richard Rickitt The Wonder of Bees
18 Mar John Blenkinsopp Encounters with the Muslim World
1 Apr AGM
15 Apr Richard Trelfa Twelve people who put Gloucester on the map
29 Apr Paul Booy Lady Spies in the Cold War
(Joint meeting with ladies + buffet lunch)
13 May Chris Brierley Life as a BBC Reporter
27 May Malcolm J Watkins Humpty Dumpy: the Birth of a Myth
10 Jun TBA TBA
24 Jun  Barry Dent George Stevenson Рthe Man and the Myth
8 Jul David Lees Jerusalem – whose City?
22 Jul Ladies Summer Luncheon at TBD
Summer Break
2 Sep John Handby Future Shock – Artificial Intelligence
16 Sep Arun Desai A Tale of Two Islands
7 Oct Outing
14 Oct Bill King West Country Defences in WWII
28 Oct Dr Tim Brain The Gunpowder Plot
11 Nov Dr Gill White The Elizabethan Country House
25 Nov David Bayley Magic Lantern’s Christmas Show
9 Dec Christmas Dinner with the Ladies at TBD
Winter Break