2019

        27/2/2019

Topic


                              The plant hunters from 17th to 21st Centuries

The Plant Hunters From the 17th century onwards intrepid explorers risked life and limb to bring back from distant lands those trees and plants that are now an established part of our English gardens. This talk will recount their exploits, focussing on the Golden Age of Plant Hunting in the 18th and 19th centuries and including some of the latest conservation-based work for the 21st century

2019

PROBUS

OLD BEACONSFIELD  PROGRAMME

MEET ING #

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

EVENT

 

 

 

 

13/03/2019

Lucy Gasson

Every object tells a story  (Pitt Rivers museum Oxford)

5

Ladies invitation

27/03/2019

Judy Dewey

A history of Wallingford castle

6

10/04/2019

Dr. Martin Holmes

Tony Blair: a Political Profile

7

Ladies lunch

24/04/2019

Bernard Foot

Austria in the first half of the 20th Century

8

08/05/2019

Prof. Martin Parsons

Addressing the issues of Migrant Children

9

22/05/2019

Richard Worland

The Amersham Martyrs

10 

AGM

12/06/2019

Joy Svasti -

Taxation issues of Multinationals and Corporations.

11

26/06/2019

Dr. Diane Davies

Who owns the past?

12

10/07/2019

Prof. David Perrett

The Archaeology of Power from windmills to steam turbines

13

24/07/2019

Anna Conti

Stained Glass : “How did they do it?.. then and now’

14 

Ladies invitation

 

 

 

 

14/08/2019

[Mahmood] Sacha Sarshar

CHALLENGES OF INNOVATION

15

28/08/2019

Andy Thomas

 Unexplained mysteries and cover ups

16

Ladies lunch

11/09/2019

Gervais Sawyer

"The seven wonders of the wooden world"

17

25/09/2019

Capt McNaught 

 QE2 Queen of the seas

18

Ladies Invitation

09/10/2019

Alan Fenwick

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative:

19

23/10/2019

Hilary Brandt  

A Holiday in North Korea -

20

Members lunch Spice Merchant

4/11/2019

 

Visit to Magic Circle, London

Magic Circle

13/11/2019

David Barber

SWAN UPPING

21

27/11/2019

Vic Baker - 

My Life in a White Coat -

22

10/12/2019

Griff Lewis

Beaconsfield Golf Club Christmas Lunch

23

11/12/2019

TBC

Beaconsfield town plan: vision for Beaconsfield (PROVISIONAL)

24

2020

 

 

 

RED TYPE SPEAKERS HAVE NOT BEEN FINALLY CONFIRMED YET [09.12.2018]

Organ concert at ALL SAINTS CHURCH HW on a Monday afternoon sometime in 1st ¼ 2019, exact date to be confirmed.

10/1/19

 

 

Speaker

  Roger Askew


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