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Lecture Courses at Leatherhead 2017-18

   Previous Meetings

Thursdays 10:00-12:00 Room G6 The Institute Leatherhead (map) 67 High Street Leatherhead KT22 8AH.

Autumn 2017

  5 October
Maidstone, Gravesend and Rochester
Proposed Airports in Kent
that failed to take off
James Preston
  12 October
Development of Containerisation
and the fall of the Pioneer
British Companies
Richard Mellor
19 October
Regency Revels - the drama at
the opening of the Regents Canal
Lester Hillman
26 October (Half Term)
Guildford Visit
led by Hugh Anscombe
  2 November
The High Speed between St Pancras
and the Channel Tunnel
Douglas Irvine, Structural Engineer
  9 November
J Lyons & Co., tea rooms, Nippies, LEO
A K Lyons
16 November
The “Railway Man” Eric Lomax -
The Beginnings of his interest
in Railways
Michael Bailey
23 November
A Career in Aviation
Peter Hoar, Career Airman
30 November
Shell Transport and Trading
Hugh Anscombe, SIHG
  7 December
The BP Deep Water Horizon Incident
Richard Rumble
14 December
Members’ short talks

Spring 2018

11 January
Collapsing Buildings
and how to save them
Chris Shaw
18 January
The Titanic
Bob Bryson SIHG
25 January
The Future is Square -
P.O. Street Furniture
Julian Stray, P.O. Museum
1 February
Southern Railway and Transport
Reg Davies
8 February
Patrick Griffin, Crossrail
15 February (Half Term)

22 February
LEO The Lyons Computer
Neville Lyons
1 March
The Merchant Navy at War Pt lll
including The Falklands
Richard Mellor
8 March
Geoff Roles
15 March
Alexander Raby and the Downside Mill
Richard Savage, SyAS
22 March
Members’ short talks

Lecture Courses at Leatherhead 2017-18: Information

Enquiries to programme co-ordinator: Bob Bryson, email meetings@sihg.org.uk

The fee for each series of talks is £50 (SIHG members £45)