Men's Get Together
Contact: Dane Thomas Tel: 01425 615171
The Men's Get Together meet on the first Thursday of each month (second Thursday in January) 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.
The Consent Form to enable the Men's Get Together to hold your personal information
for membership purposes and to facilitate its legitimate activities.
GDPR Consent Form
Join us each month for a chat, a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit, followed by our speaker.
After your first visit, membership of the Community Centre and of the Men's Get Together group will be required.
Programme for 2019
Note:- this is SECOND Thursday and is by ticket ONLY.
Secrets of Cunard
Covers the history of the company and how QE2 was very nearly never built due to some questionable decisions by the directors at the time.
Also explains why the shipbuilders made a huge loss and continues with her time on the world cruise where one meets so many eccentric,
if not to say quite bonkers, passengers.
By Patsy Taylor
A Wild Colonial Boy
One of our own Member's reminiscences of a childhood in Malaya
By Gordon Denson
How things change: a career in the Fire Service
- - No further details at this time. - -
By Keith Thomas
The International Space Station
A close up look at what goes on in the Space Station.
By Bill Coombes
A local beekeeper tells all about this fascinating pastime.
By Ted Scott
History of Motor Car (2) "Adolescence"
Takes the story of the development of the car forward to the 1960's.
By John Ellis
The Golden Age of Piracy
50,000 pirates roamed the seas during The Golden Age of Piracy. Who were they and how did they live? Find out about the
pirates who roam the seas and oceans today and what is done to keep them in check.
By Kathy McNally
The Mary Celeste.....A Mystery of the Sea
The part Captain Spooner Briggs & his crew played. Was it abandoned to sink for an insurance claim or was the cargo responsible
for them leaving the ship? Where does she lie now and how a world renowned author set about finding her? Modern techniques now
hold a clue to solving a mystery of the sea.
By Howard Nichols
Gliding a 747
In June 1982 a 747 jet with 247 passengers on board suddenly 'lost' all its engines. The Captain of this flight recounts the hair-raising story.
By Eric Moody
The Treasures of Dorset
A scenic trip around this beautiful county discovering some of the lesser known facts about its history, families, architecture and landscape.
By Christopher Legrand
Which was a "cold war" mixed military unit that patrolled the former DDR.
By Ted Scott
History of Motor Car (3) "Maturity"
The 1960's to the present day covering advances in design and manufacturing.
By John Ellis
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 -
2018, 2017, 2016
Photographs from our 50 th Year Celebration Meeting on 5 th July 2018
Ted's Slide Show Looking back 50 Years on 5 th July 2018
Calendar of Events on this Page
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