Calendar for 2017
Guest Speakers & Other Events for 2017
January 17th TBA
February 21st Branch AGM
March 21st The Falklands - Chris Howe MBE Chairman of the HMS COVENTRY Association
April 18th The Submarine Peril - An overview of Admiralty policy in 1917. Lt Cdr Mark Brady RN (Rtd)
Mark is the Hon Sec of the Friends of the RN Museum & HMS Victory
May 16th "Sail" a presentation will be given by Nida Shamiyal about this 'Seafarers' advice line (see Links)
This organisation offer s free and confidential support on many issues, including pensions, benefits,
charity grants, debts, housing, consumer issues and much more.
September 19th "Horatio Nelson" a presentation will be given by Peter Booth who had a RN Officer relation serving on
board Victory with the Admiral.
November 21st A meeting to discuss the proposal that the branch de-commissions with effect from the end of
December 19th Christmas Social Evening and farewell to the branch
HMS COVENTRY at the Falklands Chris Howe will be introduced by David Palmer
Jane Austen & her home at Chawton (Charlie Kemp).
The Mary Rose (Trevor Sapey). Presentation will include artefacts retrieved from the Mary Rose site in the Solent.
Sex, Booze, Rock'n Roll & Military Operations (David Palmer RNA Member)
Jutland 100 Years On (Presentation to be given by Captain Stephen Taylor RN)
Unveiling of Cmd. Loftus Jones VC RN commemoration stone Petersfield Square 11:00
Armed Forces Day
Photography Presentation to be given by an oppo of your Hon Sec
The Rise & Fall of Emma Hamilton (Bob France) Provisional
WWI Sacrifice & Remembrance Jeremy Prescott
The Vikings (Trond) Provisional
The Houses of Parliament (Jim Robertson)
Branch Christmas Dinner at the Half Moon 1900 for 1930
Christmas Social Evening.