Tuesday, 24 April 2012


10 May           First Annual General Meeting

14 June           'Southampton Football Club'.   A talk by Dave Juson, BA (Hist). Official historian of The Saints.

12 July            'A Hampshire Policeman'.   By Jim Brown who started as a constable at Shirley Police Station, Southampton,  and patrolled his beat by bicycle when Lordshill was still an agricultural area.  This promises to be a highly entertaining account by one whose book about it has been published, and signed copies will be on sale at the meeting.

9 August          A production by the son of one of our members, whose family was involved in helping Jewish people  escape from Germany during WW2.

13  September   'The Canals and Waterways of Hampshire'.    A talk to be given by Robert Sanday.

11 October       The Port of Southampton, by John Gurney

8 November       On the closest date we could get to Halloween.  'Hampshire Ghosts' by Robert Sanday,  with many thanks to Richard Felix for pernmission to use his DVD 'Hampshire Ghosts' during this presentation

13  December     'Under the Queen's Colours'.     The prize winning author Penny Legg will talk about her latest book, 'Under the Queen's Colours'.......the stories of men and women who have served in the armed forces since the coronation of the Queen.    Signed copies of Penny's book will be on sale.

John G. 

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