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BOURNEMOUTH AND BEYOND DISCOVERY GROUP

Autumn programme 2019

October

1 st         Duncan Green           The Isles of Scilly  ‘ A subtropical haven’, Felicity Woodhead.

8th           Julia Freeman            Twenty Five Years at Wimbledon

15th       Bryan Pinchen           More Strange Bizarre and True tales  from the natural world            

22nd      Penny and Duncan Buckley   The Way to Santiago   

29th       Dave McCormack       Cold War Berlin 1945-61

 

November  

 

8th         Annual Lunch

12th        James Feaver               The Magic of Mushrooms 

19th        Mike Gallagher             A Magic Lantern Show – Life in Victorian London 

26th        Mike Webber                Amazing Andalusia

 

December   


3rd          AGM

Meetings held at Richmond Hill St Andrews Church Hall, St Stephen’s Road, Bournemouth  BH2 6JJ  7.30 to 9.15PM

Fees:  £20 per term, or £4 per meeting.  Refreshments 30p.

 

Winter 2019  Programme

January

22nd               Paul Sturgess                     Dorset of Old

29th               Eileen Barker                     Women of Science,  Politics & Art 

 

February

5th                   Andrew Burn                     History of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 

2th                  Mike Brooke                       Alfred Russel Wallace – The Poole Years 

19th                Colin van Geffen                Calshot 

26th                Social Evening

 

 

March

5th                     Brian Jackson                   Bournemouth’s Paddle Steamers    

12th                   Bonnie Sartin                     Musical Heritage of  Thomas Hardy             

19th                   Peter Stanier                      Dorset Watermills 

26th                   Stuart Morris                     Royal Navy  –  Part 2     

 

April

2nd                    Hattie Miles                         Life as a Photojournalist

 

Meetings held at Richmond Hill St Andrews Church Hall, St Stephen’s Road, Bournemouth  BH2 6JJ  7.30 to 9.15

Fees:  £20 per term, or £4 per meeting.  Refreshments 30p.

 

 

Talks: September – November 2018

September

18th        Phoebe Merrick       Romsey Prisoner of War Camp

25th        Rob Curtis                 Inner Sanctums, Private Business – A Social History of Sanitation

 

October

2nd        Valerie Young           The Social History of Bletchley Park

9th         Tony Bennett            Letter from America ‘ How Washington Works

16th       John Combes           Cyprus Naturally

23rd      Charles Miller           Changing Energy Sources – Options for Today and Tomorrow

 

November

2nd       Annual Lunch

6th        Mike Read                 The Falklands – Islands of Kings, Tyrants & Giants

13th      John Heighes           Jobs for the Girls

20th      Ian Schultz                An Alternative Christmas –Exploring Wildlife in Nicaragua

27th      AGM

 

 Talks: January – March  2018

January
16th           Steve Roberts                Gordon Selfridge

23rd           Mike Brooke                  Charles Darwin’s ‘rival’, Alfred Russel Wallace – The Poole Years

30th           Kathy McNally              The Golden Age of Piracy 1680-1720  

 

February
6th           David Warhurst             Studland & Poole’s part in D-Day

13th        Stuart Morris                 Royal Navy in Dorset

20th        Chris Harris                 Transport of Delight – moreBus & its forerunners                                                                

27th        Jeremy Waters             The Flying Boats of Poole Harbour 1939 – 1948

 

March

6th              Nick Saunders               A Walk through New Milton

13th           Howard Nicholls          Poole Pottery

20th           Social Evening