Calendar for 2017


Other Events

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.


June 20th


July 18th


August 15th


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.


October  17th


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







January 19th


February 16th


March 15th


April 19th


May 31st


May 27th


June 21st


June 25th


July 19th


August 16th


September 20th


October 18th


November 15th


December 13th


December 20th


Jane Austen & her home at Chawton (Charlie Kemp).


2016 AGM


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

Quiz Night


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.