Talk dates for 2018

Hallmark Hotel, Bournemouth, 2.15pm, entry £3 for members and £4 for guests

Thursday 8th March
Howard Nichols - The Bermuda Triangle
Many theories have been put forward about strange occurrences and unexplained disappearance of aircraft and ships in this part of the Atlantic. The speaker will endeavour to shed some light on what really did happen.

Thursday 22nd March
AGM and Talk - The Early History of Wimbledon

Thursday 26th April
Shirley Critchley - The Return to the Amazon
The speaker will tell us about her journey through the rapids, sometimes using reed boats, and give us outrageous anecdotes of her most recent participation with Colonel John Blashford-Snell, which most of us could only dream of doing.

Thursday 24th May
Priscilla Morris - The Life of Agatha Christie
The details of Agatha’s life reveal her own experiences and characters which appear in her ever popular novels. The speaker describes the different homes in which the author lived and attempts to explain why she once mysteriously disappeared.

Thursday 28th June
Brian Freeland - Women of the Raj
A rather thought-provoking talk, as we are commemorating the Women in Power and the Suffragette movement in the NT this year.

Thursday 11th October
Rob Curtis - Rajasthan, the Land of the Kings
The well known speaker and Dorset Blue Badge Guide returns to show us an extremely colourful record of his overseas visit. This is ideal for Bournemouth & Poole armchair travellers!

Thursday 25th October
Kathy McNally - Ian Fleming, Bond Maker
We are looking forward to a thrilling talk when no doubt we will learn more about his background and training which gave rise to his ever popular books and films.

Thursday 8th November
Phil Holt - Battle of Britain
As this year we are celebrating the centenary of the Battle of Britain, we are having a well-informed talk on the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

Thursday 22nd November
Steve Annandale et al - A Taste of BOAT (Brownsea Open Air Theatre)
An enjoyable insight into the formation and productions by this theatre company on Brownsea Island. We also hope to have some examples of the costumes they have used.

Pre-booking is not required for any of our talks.