Ross-on-Wye Kyrle PROBUS Club


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Title Date Description Venue Time Price Organizer Details
May 7 Meeting07/05/20Speaker Ashley Letts. "Flaxley Abbey - a History". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Ashley Letts390
April 16 Meeting16/04/20Speaker Roy Cook - "Personal Transport Concept"ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield387
April 2 Meeting02/04/20Guest speaker Richard Blake - "Pursuit of the Bismarck". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Geoff Blake386
March 19 Meeting19/03/20Guest speaker from Co-op Estate Planning - "Tax, Care and Toy Boys".ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield383
March 5 Meeting05/03/20Speaker John Nichols - "Electricity Past, Present and Future". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00John Nichols382
Film at the Phoenix26/02/2012:30 Lunch at The Royal Hotel 14:30 Film "Stan and Ollie" at The Phoenix TheatrePhoenix Theatre12:30£16.00 *** 385
February 20 Meeting20/02/20Guest speaker Nigel Thompson - A Brief History of Popular Music from 1900 to 1960ConClub10:00Keith Leyshon381
February 6 Meeting06/02/20Guest speaker Judith Wiggins - "Life at the Bar". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Andrew Chalmers380
January 23 Meeting23/01/20Speaker Jim Hamilton - "A Hebridean Odyssey". Note the date - 4th, not 3rd, Thursday of JanuaryConClub10:00Jim Hamilton379
Guided Tour of Envirosort21/01/20Find out what happens to your recyclable rubbishEnvirosort10:15 *** 388
January 9 Meeting09/01/20Speaker Robin Nicol - "Reflections Too". Note the date - 2nd, not 1st, Thursday of January. Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Robin Nicol378
Christmas Message19/12/19Buffet LunchRoyal Hotel10:30 *** 364
December 5 Meeting05/12/19Speaker Adrian Soble - "I did it my way". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Adrian Soble377
AGM21/11/19Annual General MeetingConClub10:30 *** 376
Annual Dinner15/11/19Annual DinnerPenyard House19:00 *** 311
November 7 Meeting07/11/19Speaker Nick Oldfield - Chernobyl - the result of prevailing culture?ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield375
Westonbirt Arboretum10/19National Arboretum at WestonbirtThe National Arboretum *** 342
October 17 Meeting17/10/19Speaker Tom Courtney - Early days of plasticsConClub10:00Tom Courtney374
October 3 Meeting03/10/19Speaker Mike Doughty - Experience of the Blitz and beyond. Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Michael Doughty373
September 19 Meeting19/09/19Speaker Andy Rogers - "Local GP eradicates worldwide disease"ConClub10:00Andrew Rogers366
September 5 Meeting05/09/19Speaker Clive Richards - The persecuted church. Commitee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Clive Richards369
August 15 Meeting15/08/19Speaker Ben Norris - Is it the end of the world?ConClub10:00Ben Norris368
August 1 Meeting01/08/19Guest speaker John Boyd - "Confessions of an immigration Judge". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Dave Hudson367
Golf Match & Dinner26/07/19Each year Kyrle and Vaga Probus members and their ladies, get together at a dinner party after the lads have competed in their customary Annual Golf Match between the two clubs.Ross Golf Club19:00£21.00 *** 341
July 18 Meeting18/07/19Speaker Peter Hancock - Why is the sky dark at night?ConClub10:00Peter Hancock370
July 4 Meeting04/07/19Speaker Martin Barr - "The other Flying Scotsman". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Martin Barr365
Quiz night26/06/19Quiz night and Evening MealGreen Man18:00£19.50 *** 340
June 20 Meeting20/06/19Guest speaker Dr Gillian White - ‘The Queenes Pickture "Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I" ’ConClub10:00Brian Wozencroft361
June 6 Meeting06/06/19Speaker Chris Hucker - "Special Operations Executive". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Chris Hucker360
May 16 Meeting16/05/19Guest speaker Paul Barnett. "In Defense of the Drift - A Gloucester boy abroad".ConClub10:00Dennis Calder362
May 2 Meeting02/05/19Speaker Tim Barrett - "Leadership vs Management"ConClub10:00Tim Barrett359
Informal Lunch02/05/19An Informal Lunch open to members, wives, prospective members and other guests.Royal Hotel12:30 *** 371
April 18 Meeting18/04/19Bill James - Doomsday BookConClub10:00Bill James358
Brecon Mountain Railway17/04/19Coach Trip - Brecon Mountain Railway – Lunch at the Peterstone Court Hotel Pickup times: 0800 - Walford Road, Opposite Con Club 0810 - Court Road 0820 - Wilton Road Car parkBrecon Mountain Railway£39.00 *** 339
April 04 Meeting04/04/19Speaker John Davies - Stamps. Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00John Davies357
March 21 Meeting21/03/19Guest speaker Brian King - "The Beginnings of Islam"ConClub10:00Keith Glover356
March 7 Meeting07/03/19Speaker Mike Stares - "Reporting on the Royals for 40 years". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Mike Stares355
College Lunch27/02/19Lunch at Herefordshire and Ludlow College Two Courses £10 Three Courses £ 11.50 (Both options include filter coffee or tea)Herefordshire and Ludlow College12:00£10.00 *** 338
February 21 Meeting21/02/19Speaker John Taylor - "Airmail" - a history of the Empire Airmail Service (part 2).ConClub10:00John Taylor353
February 7 Meeting07/02/19Speaker Chris Hucker - "Hitler’s canary - Danish resistance 1940-45". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Chris Hucker351
Hillside Brewery Tour23/01/19Hillside Brewery Guided Tour & LunchHillside Brewery10:45£27.50 *** 337
January 17 Meeting17/01/19Speaker David Kennedy - VesuviusConClub10:00David Kennedy350
January 3 Meeting03/01/19Speaker John Taylor - "Airmail" - a history of the Empire Airmail Service (part 1). Committee meet at 09.30.ConClub10:00John Taylor348
Informal Lunch03/01/19Informal Lunch at the Royal Hotel, Ross on Wye - 3rd January at around 12:30The Royal Hotel12:30 *** 352
Christmas Message20/12/18Christmas Message & LunchThe Royal Hotel10:30£13.00 *** 313
December 6 Meeting06/12/18Guest speaker Nigel Thompson - Memories of a WW2 Lancaster Flight Engineer. Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Ashley Letts349
AGM15/11/18Annual General meetingConClub10:30 *** 312
Annual Dinner09/11/18Annual Dinner at The Chase HotelChase Hotel19:00£30.00 *** 343
November 1 meeting01/11/18Speaker Geoff Blake - "Medals on the chest". Committee meet at 09.30.ConClub10:00Geoff Blake347
Theatre & Lunch24/10/1812:30 Lunch at Royal Hotel 14:30 Film: "Quartet" at the Phoenix TheatrePhoenix Theatre12:30£16.00 *** 310
October 18 meeting18/10/18Guest speaker Mike Aggleton - "Radio and TV hoaxes".ConClub10:00Keith Leyshon346
October 4 meeting04/10/18Nick Oldfield – Belated Maiden Talk ConClub10:00Dennis Calder345
September 20 Meeting20/09/18Speaker Robin Nicol - "Reflections".ConClub10:00Robin Nicol336
Boat Trip & Cream Tea19/09/18River Cruise on the Wye from Symonds Yat East at 12.30 pm and afterwards a Cream Tea at the Royal Lodge at 2.00pmSymonds Yat East12:30£16.00 *** 309
September 6 Meeting06/09/18Speaker Jim Hamilton - "A Canadian adventure" - part 2. Committee meet at 09.15ConClub09:45Jim Hamilton335
August 16 Meeting16/08/18Guest speaker Ian Swann - "Procurement - MOD commodities"ConClub10:00Tom Courtney334
August 2 Meeting02/08/18Speaker Andrew Rogers - "Sir George Everest - Man and Mountain". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Andrew Rogers333
Golf - Kyrle vs Vaga20/07/18Golf - Kyrle vs Vaga Dinner Preceded by a Day of GolfRoss Golf Club£20.00 *** 308
July 19 Meeting19/07/18Guest speaker Rev. Ian Skinner - "Army Chaplin"ConClub10:00Martin Barr332
July 5 Meeting05/07/18Guest speaker Judith Stares - "Does Illness have meaning?". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Dave Hudson331
June 21 Meeting21/06/18Guest speaker Paul Morris - Air Operations in Afghanistan.ConClub10:00Dennis Calder329
June 7 Meeting07/06/18Guest speaker Tim Barrett - "India - some contradictory thoughts". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Ben Norris328
May 17 Meeting17/05/18Speaker Norman Duffield - "Bank note forgery"ConClub10:00Norman Duffield327
Visit to Aerospace Bristol10/05/18Visit to Aerospace Bristol including Coach. Lunch available at extra cost. Filton£25.00 *** 307
May 3rd Meeting03/05/18Speaker Arthur Durrant: "Infinite Shades of Grey". Committee meet at 09.30.ConClub10:00Arthur Durrant324
April 19 Meeting19/04/18Speaker Mike Stares - "Hooray for Holywood"ConClub10:00Mike Stares326
April 5 Meeting05/04/18Guest speaker Paul Harris - "Our Man in the Hague". Committee meet at 09.30.ConClub10:00Keith Glover325
Welsh Senedd Tour & Lunch21/03/18Coach Trip to the Welsh Senedd, Cardiff (Snacks and refreshments available before the tour at the Senedd Cafe). Lunch is at the excellent Priory Hotel, Caerleon. Visit Museum or Town. Target price £12 for coach and guide Coach leaving Con Club 9.20, Court Road 9.30 ConClub09:30£12.00 *** 306
March 15 Meeting15/03/18Speaker Nick Oldfield - "Some disconnected jottings from my trips to Norway".ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield320
March 1 Meeting01/03/18Speaker John Davies - "Myself". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00John Davies319
An Exhibition of Members Work15/02/18Organizers: John Harley and Andrew ChalmersConClub10:30 *** 305
February 1 Meeting01/02/18Gust speaker Dr Gillian White:- "The most dissolute man in London" - the 1st Duke of Devonshire and the building of Chatsworth. Committee meet at 09.30Conclub10:00Brian Wozencroft318
Film at the Phoenix31/01/18A Film - HIDDEN FIGURES -Preceded by Lunch at the Royal HotelPhoenix12:30£16.00 *** 304
January 18 Meeting18/01/18Speaker Jim Hamilton - "A Canadian adventure"ConClub10:00Jim Hamilton322
January 4 Meeting04/01/18Speaker Bill James:- "1215 - The year of Magna Carta" Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Bill James316
Christmas Message21/12/17Usual coffee from 10:30 followed at 11:00 by a short business meeting then the message given by the Rev Robin Noble, followed by a buffet lunch.ConClub10:30£12.00 *** 314
December 7 Meeting07/12/17Speaker Ashley Letts - "China ancient and modern". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Ashley Letts302
AGM16/11/17ConClub10:30 *** 256
Remembrance Sunday12/11/17Ross-on-Wye Parade at the war memorial on the prospect next to St Mary's Church at 10.45am. President lays a wreath on behalf of the club.ConClub10:30 *** 315
Annual Dinner10/11/17Black Tie or Lounge Suit Dinner. 19.00 start for 19.30.Chase Hotel19:00£28.00 *** 281
November 2 Meeting02/11/17Guest speaker Dr Tim Brain - "The Gloucester regiment in Europe 1944-5". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00David Kennedy301
No meeting19/10/172nd meeting in October cancelled as it clashes with Club Holiday300
Kyrle Probus Holiday 201716/10/17The four nights’ accommodation is on a half board basis at the modern 4 star Langstone Hotel situated on the edge of Chichester Harbour on Hayling Island and conveniently close to the county’s many attractions. Langstone Hotel, Hampshire£320.00 *** 271
October 5 Meeting05/10/17Speaker John Harley - "The King is dead - Long live the King". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00John Harley299
September 21 Meeting21/09/17Guest speaker Nigel Thompson - "Marc Brunel and Gustave Eiffel ~ Great French Engineers of the 19th Century"ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield298
September 7 Meeting07/09/17Guest speaker Richard Blake - "Abolition, Africa and Arctic: - Three Naval Doctors and the Splash They Caused". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Geoff Blake297
Paddle Steamer Waverly05/09/17A trip on the PS Waverley - cancelled PS Waverly10:15£45.00 *** 280
August 17 Meeting17/08/17Speaker Dr Andrew Rogers - "Medical screening - there's a test for that."ConClub10:00Andrew Rogers296
Dean Forest Railway09/08/17a trip on the Dean Forest Railway to include a cream tea on the train. It would be on Wednesday 9th August meeting at Norchard at 2pm for a 2.15 departure.Norchard14:00£15.00 *** 291
August 3 Meeting03/08/17Speaker Sue Edwards - "Tanzania". Committee meet at 09.3010:00Nick Oldfield295
Intra-Probus Golf & Dinner21/07/17The 1st Tee is booked for 9.40 am (the earliest possible for society bookings) and I have given a guideline of max 12 and which normally covers us. Dinner in evening - no need to play golf to attend.Ross Golf Club19:00£19.00 *** 275
July 20 Meeting20/07/17Speaker Andrew Chalmers - Memories of Exmoor part 2ConClub10:00Andrew Chalmers294
July 6 Meeting06/07/17Guest speaker John Boyd - "Brexit - what next?". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00Mike Stares292
June 15 Meeting15/06/17Speaker Keith Leyshon - "A match made in medicine"ConClub10:00Keith Leyshon290
Boat Trip - Glos. Docks & Canal14/06/17Cancelled due to lack of support.Gloucester Docks *** 278
Ralph Court Gardens14/06/17Visit to Ralph Court Gardens and the Hop PocketRalph Court Gardens11:00£8.00 *** 303
June 1 Meeting01/06/17Speaker Robin Nicol - "Nautical bits and bobs". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Robin Nicol289
May 18 Meeting18/05/17Speaker Tom Courtney - "Remember the films"ConClub10:00Tom Courtney286
Ralph Court Gardens17/05/17Self Drive: Visit to amazing gardens, lunch and visit to the Hop Pocket If self driving is not for you, please have a word with me as 20 guests wanting to visit equates to 10 cars should everybody want to drive themselves, I'm sure we can set up a driver with spare passenger seat solution.Ralph Court Gardens10:30£8.00 *** 279
May 4 Meeting04/05/17Speaker Ben Norris - "Sorry for the inconvenience". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Ben Norris288
Weston's Cider Mill26/04/1710.30 am (for 11.00 am) Guided Tour of the Cider Mill Followed by a Tasting of Ciders and Perries 12.30pm Lunch in the Scrumpy House Restaurant Guided Tour plus Lunch £21 Lunch without the Tour £14 Weston Cider Mill10:30£21.00 *** 277
April 20 Meeting20/04/17Speaker John Taylor - "The history of Gloucester Docks, part 2"ConClub10:00John Taylor285
April 6 Meeting06/04/17Guest speaker Paul Barnett - "Disaster waiting - the Severn bridge disaster". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Cyril Powell284
Skittles Match23/03/17Skittles Match with Buffet. 1900 for 1930 start.ConClub19:00£7.00 *** 276
March 16 Meeting16/03/17Guest speaker Jacqui Barr (Marketing executive, BBC Films) - "Beyond glamour: Cannes, the most important film market in the world."ConClub10:00Martin Barr283
March 2 Meeting02/03/17Speaker John Nichols - " Marathon or sprint?". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00John Nichols282
College Lunch22/02/17Come along for an excellent lunch, in good company, all at a really great price! 2 Courses - £7.50 3 Courses - £9.00 Filter Coffee or Tea - £1.20Herefordshire & Ludlow College12:00£7.50 *** 272
February 16 Meeting16/02/17Guest speaker Revd. Colin Leggate - "Anecdotes"ConClub10:00Mervyn Fellows274
February 2 Meeting02/02/17Guest speaker Gareth Hughes - "The link between Ross-on-Wye and Namatumba". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Dave Hudson273
New Year Lunch25/01/17Lunch at The Royal Hotel with a Speaker: Matthew Hall, barrister, screen writer and author.The Royal Hotel12:30£29.00 *** 255
January 19 Meeting19/01/17Speaker Andrew Chalmers - "Memories of Exmoor"ConClub10:00Andrew Chalmers270
January 5 Meeting05/01/17Speaker Keith Glover - Vietnam, Cambodia and Angkor Wat. Committee meet at 09:30.ConClub10:00Keith Glover269
Christmas Message15/12/16Usual coffee from 10:30 followed at 11:00 by a short business meeting then the message given by Iain Skinner, followed by a buffet lunch. ConClub10:30£11.00 *** 254
December 1 Meeting01/12/16Guest speaker Dr. Gillian White - "Mary Queen of Scots". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Dennis Calder266
AGM17/11/16ConClub10:30 *** 267
Annual Dinner11/11/16Black Tie or Lounge Suit DinnerChase Hotel19:00£28.00 *** 253
November 3 Meeting03/11/16Speaker Brian Wozencroft - "Three of the best". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Brian Wozencroft265
October 20 Meeting20/10/16Speaker John Taylor - "Early reflections"ConClub10:00John Taylor264
October 6 Meeting06/10/16Speaker Jim Hamilton - "Gulag Archipelago" - Part 2. Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Jim Hamilton263
Visit to the Royal Mint05/10/16Kyrle Probus visit to the Royal MintRoyal Mint08:45£35.00 *** 268
The Glen Miller Story21/09/16The Glen Miller Story, straight from the London Palladium starring Tommy Steel and a big band orchestra.Malvern Theatre14:30£25.60 *** 251
September 15 Meeting15/09/16"A trip to The Bank" - Speaker Norman DuffieldConclub10:00Norman Duffield262
Sept 1st Meeting01/09/16Speaker Andrew Rogers - "A Dorset lad’s brush with medicine". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Andrew Rogers261
Hog Roast24/08/16Cancelled due to lack of supportBrampton Abbots’ Village Hall16:00 *** 235
August 18 Meeting18/08/16Speaker John Harley - "The Last Escaper"ConClub10:00John Harley260
August 4 Meeting04/08/16Speaker Nick Oldfield - "Bletchley Park’s greatest achievement". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield259
Golf and Dinner22/07/16Annual golf match between Vaga and Kyrle Probus clubs, followed by a dinner party.Ross-on-Wye Golf Club19:00£19.00 *** 236
July 21 Meeting21/07/16Speaker Jim Hamilton - "Gulag Archipelago"ConClub10:00Jim Hamilton257
July 7 Meeting07/07/16Guest speaker Matthew Sproston - "The Life & Songs of George Formby". Committee meet at 09.30ConClub10:00David Kennedy258
June 16 Meeting16/06/16Speaker Geoff Blake - "Farming in the heart of Africa"Conclub10:00Geoff Blake250
Car Treasure Hunt08/06/16Starting at the Wilton Road Car Park in Ross between 4.00 and 4.30pm. Aperitifs from 6.00pm with meal to follow at 7.00pm in the private function room at The Green Man at Fownhope HR1 4PE. The cost, inluding tea or coffee to follow, is £15.00pp payable by 2nd June.Wilton Road CP16:00£15.00 *** 234
June 2 Meeting02/06/16Speaker Mike Stares - "Great Losers in History". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Mike Stares249
May 19 Meeting19/05/16Speaker Keith Glover - "Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong Delta"ConClub10:00Keith Glover248
May 5 Meeting05/05/16Speaker Bob Brandram-Jones on the topic of "(Lack of?) Energy". Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Bob Brandram-Jones247
Visit to Highclere Castle03/05/16aka Downton Abbey. See details section. SOLD OUTHighclere Castle *** 238
A Taste of Elgar and Wine27/04/16A visit by coach to the Elgar Birthplace Museum just outside Worcester (arriving about 11 am). Spend morning looking round museum and gardens. After a buffet lunch, leave for Lovells vineyard at Welland near Malvern. Guided tour of vineyard followed by cheese and wine tasting. Leave about 4 pm to return to Ross. Elgar Museum10:00 *** 237
April 21 Meeting21/04/16Guest speakers Emily Hardaker and Julia Stahl will talk about Powers of Attorney,10:00Keith Leyshon246
April 7 Meeting07/04/16Guest Speaker Cliff Hilditch - "Fading Thoughts of a Fortunate Airman". Committee meet at 09:30.10:00David Oddy245
Mar 17 Meeting17/03/16Speaker Ashley Letts - "From boobs to bikers".ConClub10:00Ashley Letts243
Members' Arts and Crafts Exhibition03/03/16Opening with coffee at 11:00. Members and partners are invited to exhibit. NB: There will NOT be a meeting before this event. Exhibits should be in the hall Wed evening or on Thursday by 09:30. There is no charge for the exhibition, but Buffet Lunch at 13:00 is £10 pp - names and numbers for this: use online booking or to Victor Downing please.ConClub11:00£10.00 *** 232
Feb 18 Meeting18/02/16Guest speaker Dr Tim Brain - "The Gunpowder Plot: Terrorism and Conspiracy".ConClub10:00Peter Farrington244
Lunch & Film10/02/16 “My Old Lady” Staring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas, this film, from late 2014, is based in Paris and is funny, serious and engaging with stunning performances by the cast. Lunch at the Royal Hotel (12.45 for 1.00 pm). LUNCH MENU will include a MAIN COURSE plus either a STARTER OR a DESSERTPhoenix12:45£15.00 *** 233
Feb 4 Meeting04/02/16Committee meet at 09:30. Guest speaker Alisdair Naulls (Marine Conservation Society) will talk about fish farming, newly designated coastal conservation areas, unexplored biological diversity etc.Con Club10:00Robin Nicol241
New Year Lunch27/01/16New Year Lunch. 12:30 for 13:00The Chase Hotel12:30£24.00 *** 231
Jan 21 Meeting21/01/16Guest speaker Robert Skelt will give a talk entitled "Bodyguard of lies" about the historical use of deception in warfare.Con Club10:00Cyril Powell240
Jan 7 Meeting07/01/16Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Tom Courtney - "Viva Espana"ConClub10:00Tom Courtney239
Christmas Message17/12/15The Christmas message will be given by Revd. Michael Fass, followed by a buffet lunchConClub10:30£10.00 *** 197
Dec 3 Meeting03/12/15Committee meet at 09:30. Guest speaker will be the rail historian Rev. Martin Connop Price - "The Gloucester to Ross-on-Wye Railway"Con Club10:00Jeff Morris228
AGM19/11/15Con Club10:30 *** 222
Annual Black Tie Dinner13/11/15Formal Dinner.The Chase Hotel19:00£27.50 *** 196
Nov 5 Meeting05/11/15Committee meet at 09:30. Guest speaker Tina Lawrence, from Southside School of Motoring, Hereford, will give a talk entitled "Driving Matters".Con Club10:00Alan Eastough227
HMS Pinafore & Cardiff21/10/15Theatre and coach trip to Cardiff for a late morning of individual shopping and making own lunch arrangements, before meeting at the New Theatre in time to enjoy a 14.30 hrs. curtain-up performance of HMS Pinafore.New Theatre, Cardiff£28.00 *** 195
Oct 15 Meeting15/10/15Speaker Arthur Durrant - "Ursus Arctos"Con Club10:00Arthur Durrant225
Oct 1 Meeting01/10/15Committee meet at 09.30. Guest speaker Dr Gillian White - "King Henry VIII & The Field of the Cloth of Gold"Con Club10:00Don Nicholson224
Sept 17 Meeting17/09/15Note - This meting has been cancelled as it coincides with the annual Club holiday.226
Annual Holiday 201514/09/15The annual holiday for 2015 is a five day trip to Cheshire staying at Alvaston Hall near the lovely market town of Nantwich. See detail for proposed itinerary.Alvaston Hall£360.00 *** 199
Sep 3 Meeting03/09/15Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Andrew Chalmers - "50 Years of Churchdown Male Voice Choir"Con Club10:00Andrew Chalmers223
Aug 20 Meeting20/08/15Guest speaker Helen Landau - "'Prisoners of Hope' - The Birth of British Aviation"Con Club10:00John Rich217
Hog Roast 201512/08/15Hog RoastBrampton Abbots’ Village Hall16:30£16.00 *** 220
Aug 6 Meeting06/08/15Committee meet at 09:30. Guest speaker Paul Barnett - "Wrecks to Relics - Purton's Mulberry Blueprint"Con Club10:00Mike Eastwood216
Golf and Dinner17/07/15Golf match (0930) and dinner (1900). Cost of meal including gratuity: £18. Ross-on-Wye Golf Club09:30£18.00 *** 72
Jul 16 Meeting16/07/15Speaker Jim Hamilton - "Land of Ice and Fire"Con Club10:00Jim Hamilton219
Jul 2 Meeting02/07/15Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Brian Wozencoft - "From J-Cloth to J-Class"Con Club10:00Brian Wozencroft213
Jun 18 Meeting18/06/15Guest speaker Dave Tucker "Renewable heating - Is it worth doing?"Con Club10:00John Taylor215
Car Treasure Hunt17/06/15Car Treasure Hunt & Evening meal. Starting from the Homs Road Car Park at 4:45 - 5:00 Homs Road Car Park16:45£13.50 *** 71
Jun 4 Meeting04/06/15Committee meet at 09:30. Guest Speaker John Falcon - "No way to run a railway"Con Club10:00Dennis Calder211
May 21 Meeting21/05/15Speaker Bob Burcher - "Beyond the Chalk Face"Con Club10:00Bob Burcher212
Visit to Dean Heritage Centre20/05/15Use own transport to arrive at the Heritage Centre, Soudley, near Cinderford (GL14 2UB) by 10.30am. The Dean Heritage Centre is situated on the B4227 at Soudley and is easily accessible from most major motorway networks. Look out too for the brown tourist information signs as you drive into the Forest of Dean with details and directions to the Heritage Centre.Dean Heritage Centre10:30£15.50 *** 190
May 7 Meeting07/05/15Committee meet at 09:30. Guest Speaker Dr. Andrew Rogers - "The Weather - how it happens, and a brief history of Ross Weather Station"Con Club10:00Dave Hudson210
RAF Museum at Cosford30/04/15Coach trip to the RAF Museum at CosfordRAF Museum Cosford09:05£12.00 *** 189
Apr 16 Meeting16/04/15Guest speaker Brian Read:- The jazz musician and composer Leon "Bix" BeiderbeckeCon Club10:00Brian Gosling209
Apr 2 Meeting02/04/15Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Andrew Chalmers - "Who am I?"ConClub10:00Andrew Chalmers205
Lunch at Hereford Catering College25/03/15A repeat of last year’s very successful and well attended lunch at Herefordshire and Ludlow Catering College. Wives,partners and guests are all welcome. Hereford Catering College12:00 *** 188
Mar 19 Meeting19/03/15Speaker John Taylor - "Luck and Coincidence".ConClub10:00John Taylor207
Mar 5 Meeting05/03/15Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Norman Duffield - Lower Wye Industry from 1568 to 1984.ConClub10:00Norman Duffield206
Film at the Phoenix25/02/15Film at the Phoenix – film matinee preceded by lunch at the Royal. Must be booked by 16 February at the latest. Phoenix12:45£15.00 *** 67
Feb 19 Meeting19/02/15Outside speaker Sue Edwards will talk about her recent trip to the Antarctic.ConClub10:00Alan Eastough204
Feb 5 Meeting05/02/15Committee meet at 09:30. Outside speaker Gareth Nutt will give a talk entitled "Ethiopia, Portrait of a Developing Nation".ConClub10:00Keith Glover203
New Year's Lunch28/01/15Annual New Year Lunch at the Chase Hotel with after-lunch speaker: Beatrice De Brassey.Chase Hotel12:30£24.00 *** 65
Jan 22 Meeting22/01/15Speaker Mike Stares. Mike will talk about his career in journalism.ConClub10:00Mike Stares201
Jan 8 Meeting08/01/15Committee Meet at 09:30. Speaker Bob Brandram-Jones - "Satisfaction"ConClub10:00Bob Brandram-Jones200
Christmas Message18/12/14ConClub10:30 *** 40
Dec 4 Meeting04/12/14Committee Meet at: 09:30. John Harley will give a talk entitled: "Famous Aviatrixes" - Telling the background and life story of some of the earliest female aviators.ConClub10:00John Harley39
AGM20/11/14ConClub10:00 *** 38
Annual Black Tie Dinner14/11/14Annual Formal DinnerChase Hotel19:00£25.00 *** 16
Nov 6 Meeting06/11/14Committee Meet at: 09:30 Speaker David Kennedy. "Most of my Working Life"ConClub10:00David Kennedy37
Oct 16 Meeting16/10/14Speaker Martin Barr talk entitled "Bicycle to Helicopter"ConClub10:00Martin Barr36
Lunch and Theatre - The Mousetrap15/10/14A trip to see a matinee performance of The Mousetrap on 15 October. Lunch 12.00 for 12.30 at the Malvern Theatre's Scene Bistro Malvern Theatre & Restaurant Complex12:00£41.00 *** 15
Oct 2 Meeting02/10/14Committee Meet at: 09:30 Speaker Jim Hamilton "Orkney and the Highlands - by Motorhome"ConClub10:00Jim Hamilton35
Bishopswood Estate Visit and Lunch23/09/14Directions and Menus can be found in the details section.Bishopswood Estate10:30£13.00 *** 186
Sep 18 Meeting18/09/14Speaker Mick Kippin "Civilian Recipients of the VC"ConClub10:00John Edwards34
Sep 4 Meeting04/09/14Committee meet at 9.30. Speaker Terry O'Shaughnessy will be talking about the "Tall Ships Youth Trust"ConClub10:00Jeff Morris184
Aug 21 Meeting21/08/14Speaker Dr Gillian White.  "Bess of Hardwick"ConClub10:00John Hatcher32
Hog Roast 201412/08/14A Hog Roast, Puddings and Coffee provided by Andy Cornwall from 17:00 - 20:30. Please bring own china, cutlery and drinks. Names and payment by July 31st please.Brampton Abbots Village Hall17:00£18.00 *** 185
Aug 7 Meeting07/08/14Committee Meet at: 09:30 Speaker David Hannon "Early Years in Broadcasting"ConClub10:00Mike Knowles31
Golf and Dinner18/07/14Golf match (0930) and dinner (1900). Cost of meal including gratuity: £18. Ross-on-Wye Golf Club09:30 *** 183
Jul 17 Meeting17/07/14"No Way to Run a Railway". Talk given by John Falcon.ConClub10:00Dennis Calder30
Treago House, Gardens & Tea08/07/14This event includes: 1. Treago House Tour (approx 1 hour) 2. Tea, Bridge Rolls and Cake 3. Independent visit to gardens including the Victorian Walled GardenTreago House14:15£10.00 *** 13
Jul 3 Meeting03/07/1409:30:Committee Meeting. 10:00: David Oddy has invited Lynn Hilditch to speak on "Then there was more - a family story".ConClub10:00David Oddy29
Car Treasure Hunt25/06/14Car Treasure Hunt & Evening meal. *** 182
Jun 19 Meeting19/06/14Speaker Peter Allan "It all started with a one inch cube"ConClub10:00Peter Allan28
Lasket Gardens12/06/14Visit followed by lunch.Lasket Gardens *** 11
Jun 5 Meeting05/06/14Committee Meet at: 09:30. Speaker Victor Downing "Malta at War"ConClub10:00Victor Downing27
Cobrey Farm21/05/14Factory Visit to Cobrey Farm and Lunch. Cobrey Farm *** 10
May 15 Meeting15/05/14Speaker Tom Courtney "A life of Pi"ConClub10:00Tom Courtney26
May 1 Meeting01/05/14Speaker: Arthur Durrant: "Return of the Terminator". Committee Meet at: 09:30ConClub10:00Arthur Durrant25
Apr 17 Meeting17/04/14Cyril Powell has invited Paddy Nugent to talk to us about St Michael's HospiceConClub10:00Cyril Powell24
Apr 16 Meeting16/04/14Con Club10:00Brian Gosling208
Film at the Phoenix10/04/14Film: THE UNTOUCHABLES. Coffee or other drinks from 14:15; screening at 15:00. Lunch at the Royal Hotel at 12:45 for 13:00 - cost ?10.00 for 2 people.Phoenix Theatre14:15£5.00 *** 9
Apr 3 Meeting03/04/14Committee Meet at: 09:30 Ian Kirkham has invited Tim Thorne Trading Standards Service Officer for Herefordshire Council to talk to us about "Rogue Traders"ConClub10:00Ian Kirkham23
Lunch at H&L College26/03/14A repeat of our earlier and very successful, well attended lunches at Herefordshire and Ludlow Catering College. H&LCC can again offer up to 34 places to enjoy a very high standard but reasonably priced lunch; 2 courses @ £7.50 and 3 courses @ £9.00, all freshly prepared and served to you from the students at the college…….they have always done an excellent job! Wednesday 22nd February 2017 lunchtime, commencing at 12:00 noon through until around 1:30pm. Pay extra at the lunch for more courses and/or drinks. Herefordshire and Ludlow College12:00£7.50 *** 66
Mar 20 Meeting20/03/14Speaker: Robin Nicol - "So what else happened in 1815?"ConClub10:00Robin Nicol22
Mar 6 Meeting06/03/14Speaker: Geoff Blake - "Bits About Medals". Committee Meet at: 09:30ConClub10:00Geoff Blake21
Art & Craft Exhibition20/02/14Members and partners are invited to exhibit. NB: There will NOT be a meeting before this event. Exhibits should be in the hall Wed evening or on Thursday by 09:30. There is no charge for the exhibition, but Buffet Lunch at 13:00 is £10 pp.ConClub10:30 *** 8
Feb 6 Meeting06/02/14Speaker: Bob Burcher - "At the Chalk Face". Committee Meet at: 09:30ConClub10:00Bob Burcher19
Annual New Year Lunch22/01/14Annual New Year Lunch at the Chase Hotel with after-lunch speaker: ‘Things Nice People Don’t Want to Talk About!’Chase Hotel12:30£20.00 *** 7
Jan 16 Meeting16/01/14Speaker: Nick Oldfield - Sosnovy Bor – a town not on the map Part 2ConClub10:00Nick Oldfield18
Feb 5 Meeting10/01/14Committee meet at 09:30. Speaker Brian Gosling.ConClub10:00Brian Gosling202
Feb 18 Meeting10/01/14Speaker Peter Allan.ConClub10:00Peter Allan242
May 14 meeting10/01/14Speaker Ben Norris. Committee meet at 09:30ConClub10:00Ben Norris287
July 20 Meeting10/01/14Speaker Andrew Chalmers - Memories of Exmoor part 2ConClub10:00Andrew Chalmers293
February 18 meeting10/01/14"1215 - The year of Magna Carta"ConClub10:00Bill James321
Jan 2 Meeting02/01/14Speaker: John Flower. "Ross in the 40s, 50s and 60s". Committee Meet at: 09:30ConClub10:00John Flower17
Christmas Message19/12/13Business Meeting + Xmas Message (Speaker Ven Paul Wheatley) + BuffetConClub10:30£9.00 *** 6
Dec 5 Meeting05/12/13Speaker: Roy Cope will be talking about: "A Life with Motorbikes".ConClub10:00Brian Gosling5
AGM21/11/13Annual General MeetingConClub10:00 *** 3
Annual Black Tie Dinner15/11/13Formal DinnerChase Hotel19:00£24.00 *** 2
Nov 7 Talk07/11/13Speaker: Norman Duffield. Topic: SpeedConClub10:00Norman Duffield4
Sasnovy Bor24/10/13Speaker: Nick OldfieldConClub10:45Nick Oldfield1
Film at The Phoenix26/02/00Find out what happens to your "rubbish"10:15 *** 384
30/11/-1 *** 389