|The Summer events are finished||Summer 2020 events are being planned|
2019-2020 Talks and Suppers
|1st October*||“If it was easy everyone would be doing it.”||Talk by Peter Lamb (member and archivist of Poole Maritime Trust)||Operating Pleasure Boats from the last Sea Pier in the country.|
Autumn Supper at 7pm Parkstone YC.
2 course meal followed by coffee and talk.
|“The Life and Loves of Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson in Art”||Talk by James Taylor, (curator of art at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)||Following Nelson’s life and loves through Art of the time.|
|5th November*||“Commander Ian Fleming, Naval Intelligence”||Talk by Kathy McNally||The wartime work of the Author of James Bond novels.|
|3rd December*||“Harbour Happenings”||Presentation by Professor Bob Cripps, Chairman of the Poole Harbour Commissioners.||Update of the work of the Harbour Commissioners over the last few years and plans for the future.|
|9th January 2020
New Year Supper
At the Royal Motor Yacht Club at 7 pm.
2 course Supper followed by after dinner talk.
|“My Family & Other Setbacks.”||Talk by Mel Rees
Raconteur and Author
|Light-hearted view of modern life and its pitfalls.|
|4th February 2020*||“Made in Poole- Carter and Co”||Talk by Jo Amey
“The Tile Lady”
|History of ceramics production in Poole. Once a major industry in this area.|
* Lectures at Parkstone Yacht Club at 7.30 pm
Lectures are free to Members, and Members of Parkstone Yacht Club. There is a small charge for other visitors/guests.
Visits and Suppers are by pre-booking forms.
Enquiries to Poole Maritime Offices (open every Thursday 10-12 am) where booking and membership forms are available. The Offices, Library and other resources are upstairs in Canford Cliffs Library. Entrance from the gardens at rear.
Programme Secretary: Bob Reid.