Men's Get Together
Contact: Dane Thomas Tel: 01425 615171
Please note the new contact details.
The Men's Get Together meet on the first Thursday of each month at 9:45 am for a 10.30 am start, finishing 11.30 to 12.00 noon. We have interesting speakers each month, with two meetings a year with our wives & partners invited.
We also try to arrange occasional outside visits to places of interest. We have a monthly e-Newsletter to keep our members informed of any programme changes and visits etc.
Join us each month for a chat, a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit, followed by our speaker.
Programme for 2017
Selfridge, Fact or Fiction
Uncovering the fascinating true story of Harry Selfridge, but also dissecting the popular TV series, confirming what was true, and what wasn't.
By Steve Roberts
Conservation & Wildlife in Christchurch
The work of a Countryside Officer in the East Dorset & Christchurch Area
By Robin Harley
Countryside Officer for Christchurch & East Dorset
Health & Safety in a large 19th century Prison
A light hearted and (hopefully) amusing talk of the difficulties encountered implementing policy
By Jon Davies
April 6th A.G.M.
Tools for Self Reliance
, with website at www.tfsr.org
How tools are reclaimed for use in 3rd
world countries. See the Post Meeting details document
for a list of tools required and local contact.
By David Moynagh
The Social History of Bletchley Park
A talk on growing up in Bletchley before and after the war, plus stories of her mother's work there on codes, computers etc. during the conflict
By Valerie Young
The Long Lost Hurn Branch
The story of the Ringwood, Christchurch Bournemouth Railway
By Steve Roberts
How to Grow Old Disgracefully
An irreverent and positive anthology of thoughts which will help you towards old age and becoming a real embarrassment to your children!
By Gwen Appleton
The work of the Friends of Hurst Castle
By Jay Walker
Friends of Hurst Castle
Trick or Treat?
A humorous, sideways and, to a degree, a cynical look at what manufacturers put in our food
By Ron Taylor
Accident or Assassination
Tradition suggests that the king was accidentally killed by Sir Walter Tyrell, but recent evidence indicates that it may have been a deliberate action
By Gordon Lewis
The invention's of "Churchill's Toyshop" that made D-Day possible
By Henry Goodall
Friends of New Forest Airfields
The New Forest Disability Information Service
Describing the work of the Service
By Jacki Keable
Whilst all these are confirmed, the programme could be amended if required.
At the January & July meetings, we invite our Ladies to join us.
Previous Years Programmes are here - 2016