Programme

Every Thursday at 10.15am the smell of coffee encourages members to chat with friends and colleagues prior to the weekly talk.
As well as the weekly meetings we go on Outings (see Outings and Functions) .

Weekly Meetings

DateTitleSpeaker
May 2nd 2019Chairman’s Lunch
May 9th 2019The Leonard Cheshire OrganisationScott Stone
May 16th 2019Slimbridge RemembersDe Bannister
May 23rd 2019Glorious Coloured GemstonesHelen Plum
May 30th 2019Iran: The Revolution &Overthrow of The Shah, 1979.Richard Long
June 6th 2019The Man who built BritainPeter Petrie
June 13th 2019Walking the ZambeziDavid Lemon
June 20th 2019Men behaving badly.
Social & Individual Discontent
Ian MacKintosh
June 27th 2019Fakes &Fortunes, Arts & Antiques,Forgers & Dealers. The pleasures & pitfalls of collecting.Chris O’Grady
July 4th 20 191471; The Battle of Tewkesbury.Richard Goddard
July 11th 2019In search of OdditiesMartin Parker
July 18th 2019Making a Fortune: The biography of an English merchant in Bengal, 1754-1763Peter Covey-Crump
July 25th 2019A history of Alney Island. History on Gloucester’s doorstep.Tony Conder
Aug 1st 2019History of Cleeve Hill. The Cotswold Health Resort.David Aldred
Aug 8th 2019Never such innocence again (conclusion of April talk). Clive Boyd
Aug 15th 2019A history of Quakers in Cheltenham, 1650-1850Neela Mann
Aug 22nd 2019Club members’ short talks.Richard & Eric
Aug 29th 2019The Loan Soldier (follow up to Bruce Duncan’s January talk).Toni Duncan