Wed 20th Sept 2017 – No Laughing Matter: 17th Century Surgeons and their Practices, a talk and demonstration by Gary Edwards of Poole Museum
Wed 18th Oct 2017 – Flying Boats of Poole Harbour 1939-1948 with Jeremy Waters.
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.
Wed 17th Jan 2018 – A Purbeck Railway History: Origins, closure & revival with Colin Stone, author of Rails to Poole Harbour.
Wed 21st Sept 2016 – East Lulworth: 1000 Years of History with Roger Hills of the Dorset Castles Research Group.
Sat 1st Oct 2016 at 2.30 pm – Prehistoric Times in Purbeck: with author David Leadbetter.
Sat 15th Oct 2016 at 2.30 pm – Lines of thought: Drawing Dissected with Isabel Seligman of the British Museum.
Wed 19th Oct – A Freezing Horror: the Wreck of the Halsewell East Indiaman with Philip Browne
Wed 16th Nov 2016 7.30 pm – Dorset’s Harbours in the 15th Century from Dr. Mark Forrest of the Dorset History Centre
Wed 14th Dec 2016 7.30 pm – Christmas social and quiz.
Wed 18th Jan 2017 7.30 pm – The Sea Music Project: Renovation and Celebration with Project Manager, Melinda McCheyne.
Wed 15th Feb 2017 7.30 pm – Poole’s Plaques: from Monmouth to Montovani: Steve Roberts tells us the stories behind the plaques of Poole.
Wed 15th Mar 2017 7.30 pm – Looking at Oakdale: an illustrated tour of the district, past and present with Frank Henson
Wed 19th April 2017 7.30 pm – Annual General Meeting and talk with David Warhurst – Poole Air Raids and Air Raid Precautions
Fri 19th May 2017 – Coach trip to Forde Abbey.
Sun 4th June 2017 at 2.00 pm. – Poole Tiles & Terracotta Walk: a tour of architectural ceramic highlights with Jo Amey.
Wed 21st June 2017 7.00 pm – Summer Party at Scaplen’s Court
16th September – Tiles and Terracotta: – ceramic features in Poole buildings with Jo Amey, the ‘Tile Lady’
26th September – John Rede, the Levellers & the Battle for Poole, 1647-1651 with John Rees
21st October – Poole Alleys and Rights of Way with Don Nutt
18th November – 17th Century Poole with Jenny Oliver
20th January 2016 – Lesser Known Christchurch with Steve Roberts
17th February – Cornelia Hospital, origins and development with Sandra Yeomen and John Gill
16th Mar – Dorset Country Houses: architecture, history and society with Michael Hill.
20th April – Annual General Meeting followed by the re-scheduled talk: Selwyn Williams on The Treasure of the Golden Grape: tales of piracy, smuggling and shipwreck on the Dorset coast.
10th May – Dorchester Day: guided tour of the Keep Military Museum and an introduction to the Poole Borough Archive at the Dorset History Centre.
2nd June – Trip to Sherborne
15th June 2016 – Summer party at Scaplens’ Court
17th September – Smuggling Tales and Trails with Rob Curtis
15th October – 1914, the Dorsetshire Regiment in the First Year of the War with Chris Copson
19th November – Brownsea Island, History, Flora and Fauna with Elizabeth Pilbro
21st January 2015 – The Long Lost Hurn Branch with Steve Roberts
18th February – Purbeck Castles, Lulworth, Durlston and Corfe with David Warhurst
18th March – Poole Quay and Waterfront with Andrew Hawkes