Forthcoming Society Events

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2017/18

Trains and boats and planes are all included in our new season’s talks as well as medicine, art, archaeology, war and literature. Starting with a demonstration of the grim reality of 17th century surgical practices (any volunteers?) we will be discovering how railways developed in Purbeck and enjoying a slice of social history with the story of the Boots Booklovers’ Library. How many works of Poole public art can you identify? There will also be revelations from the National Trust excavations on Brownsea Island and tales from Poole in the days of the First World War.  I hope you enjoy the programme.

Wed 18th Oct 2017 – Flying Boats of Poole Harbour 1939-1948 with Jeremy Waters,author of Parkstone-on-Sea: Salterns, Sandbanks and Seaplanes.

Wed 15th Nov 2017 – Pirates, Castaways and Codfish: exploring Poole’s Maritime Heritage with Don Nutt.

Wed 13th Dec 2017 – Poole, the First World War and its Legacy: an introduction by David Watkins & Katie Heaton of Poole History Centre, followed by our Christmas social. Bring and share buffet.

Wed 17th Jan 2018 – A Purbeck Railway History: Origins, closure & revival with Colin Stone, author of Rails to Poole Harbour.

Wed 21st Feb 2018 – Lipsticks & Library Books: the story of the Boots Booklovers Library with Jackie Winter.

Wed 21st Mar 2018 – Brownsea: Workshop, Fortress & Fantasy Island with Martin Papworth of Archaeology National Trust South West.

Wed 18th April 2018 – Annual General Meeting followed by a talk and tour of Public Art in Poole with Richard Yeoman. Bring and share buffet.

Wed 20th June 2018 – Summer Party at Scaplen’s Court 7.00 pm. Buffet and entertainment.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Forthcoming Society Events

    • The regular Wednesday meetings start at 7.30 pm. The other events vary, but the time is stated for each one. I’ll make sure that the time is put on every event to prevent doubt. Jenny

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s