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Here is a selection of my forthcoming appearances


Apr 2018


17th Apr
at 19:30
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Tuesday Ladies Club
Swanmore Methodist Church, Chapel Road, Swanmore SO32 2QB
Email: Mavis Daniels

18th Apr
at 10:30
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Sarum U3A
St Francis Church, Beatrice Rd, Salisbury
Contact: Sue Tranter
Call: 01722 329736

20th Apr
at 10:30
Guided Tour of Calshot Castle & Spit
Hythe & Waterside People
Calshot Spit
Email: Colin van Geffen
Call: 02380 897793

25th Apr
at 10:30
Sign of the Times (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5)
Jonathan Terry Coffee Morning
Woolston Bowling Club, Temple Rd, Woolston SO19 9FE
Email: Anne jackson

27th Apr
at 19:15
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
New Forest Tractor Club
Copythorne Parish Hall Pollards Moor Rd SO40 2NZ
Contact: Derek Olden
Call: 02380 848754

May 2018


14th May
at 19:30
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
WARG (Winchester Archaeology & Local History Group)
Hampshire Records Office Cinema, Winchester SO23 8TH
Email: Julia Sandison

Jun 2018


11th Jun
at 10:30
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Spire U3A
Harnham Memorial Hall, Watersmeet Rd, Salisbury, SP2 8JH
Email: John Holt holt264@btinternet.com

13th Jun
at 14:00
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Totton U3A
Masonic Hall, Lexby Road,Totton SO40 9HD
Contact: Anne Barnes
Call: 02380 867417

14th Jun
at 22:00
Nelson & HMS Victory : Their Lives and Times
Ashurst & District Probus
Dibden Golf Centre
Contact: Patrick Longland
Call: 02380 293472

21st Jun
(private)
Calshot : a place in time
Fordingbridge ’93 Club
The Woodside Suite, Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Godshill, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2JZ
Email: Alan Dudley

Jul 2018


5th Jul
at 10:30
TALKING PICTURES : About My Art
TalkAbout
Woodfalls Methodist Church Hall, Vale Rd, Woodfalls SP5 2LH
Contact: Juan Phillimore
Call: 01725 511164

Aug 2018


1st Aug
at 14:00
FLYING BOATS of Southampton (Ships of the Sky)
Monks Brook U3A
St Boniface Church Hall, Hursley Rd, Chandlers Ford
Contact: Richard
Call: 02380 269565

13th Aug
at 10:00
CALSHOT : the RNAS Years
Somerton U3A Aviation Group
Langport and Huish Episcopi Sports and Social Club, The Recreation Ground, Eastover, Langport TA10 9RZ
Contact: Ray Jones 01929 472261
Call: 01929 472261

15th Aug
(private)
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Test Valley Ladies Luncheon Club
Masonic Hall, East St, Andover SP10 1EP
Contact: Jackie Atkinson
Call: 01264 772469

Sep 2018


4th Sep
at 11:30
FLYING BOATS of Southampton (Ships of the Sky)
Chapter of Maturity (Masonic Lodge) Kings Court Masonic Hall, Chandlers Ford
Kings Court Masonic Hall, Chandlers Ford
Contact: Paul Wyeth
Call: 02380 554243

5th Sep
at 19:30
Nelson & HMS Victory : Their Lives and Times
West End Local History Society
Parish Centre, Chapel Road, West End, SO30 3FE
Contact: Lin Dowdell
Call: 02380 471886

10th Sep
at 20:00
FLYING BOATS of Southampton (Ships of the Sky)
Phoenix Marine Model Club
Byfleet Boat Club, 4, Old Parvis Road, Byfleet Surrey KT14 6LE
Contact: Graham Porter
Call: 01932 221994

11th Sep
(private)
The Story of the Schneider Air Races
Brockenhurst Probus Club
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst
Contact: Steve Thomas
Call: 01590 624080

12th Sep
at 14:00
Calshot : a place in time
Solent U3A
The Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut, Fareham PO16 8ST
Call: 01329 283879

Oct 2018


8th Oct
(private)
THE RED ARROWS : Selection & Training
NHS Retirement Fellowship
United Reformed Church, Ropley Rd, Iford, Christchurch BH7 6RU
Contact: Christine Campbell 01202 479677
Call: 01202 479677

9th Oct
(private)
Nelson & HMS Victory : Their Lives and Times
Waterlooville Probus
The Chairmakers Arms Worlds End, Hambledon. PO7 4QX
Email: Tony Jarrett
Call: 02392 252063

10th Oct
at 19:30
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
East Dorset National Trust Assn
Barrington Theater, Ferndown
Contact: Pat Pyrne
Call: 01202 827393

17th Oct
(private)
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Rhinefield Probus
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst
Email: Dr Mike Gibson

24th Oct
at 10:30
The Story of the Schneider Air Races
Sherborne Probus
Slessor RAF Ckub, Sherborne
Contact: Ray Newman
Call: 01935 706926

27th Oct
at 10:00
Airfields of the New Forest
The Peoples' Mosquito
All Saints Church, Fawley
Contact: Graham Charles
Call: 07526 507053

Nov 2018


1st Nov
at 14:30
TBA
Lymington U3A
Fuller Room, Lymington Community Centre, Cannon Street, Lymington
Email: Sinead Joyce

2nd Nov
at 10:00
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Southampton TWG
Shirley Baptist Church Hall, Church Street, Shirley, Southampton
Contact: Jenny Lewis
Call: 0230 790773

12th Nov
at 10:00
Sign of the Times (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5)
National Federation of Occupational Pensioners
Methodist Church Hall, Highcliffe
Contact: Keith Smewing
Call: 01425 613397

14th Nov
(private)
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Milford-on-Sea Ladies Luncheon Club
South Lawns Hotel, Milford-on-Sea
Email: Julia Badham

16th Nov
at 20:00
TBA
Marchwood Yacht Club
Marchwood Yacht Club
Email: Stuart MacDonald

28th Nov
at 20:00
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Kings Somborne Society
Kings Somborne Village Hall
Email: Janet Ingleson

Jan 2019


10th Jan 2019
(private)
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Bournemouth Literary Luncheon Club
Miramar Hotel, Bournemouth
Email: Ann Simmons

14th Jan 2019
(private)
TBA
Lentune Probus
South Lawns Hotel, Milford-on-Sea
Email: Dudley Pitts

18th Jan 2019
at 19:15
Calshot : a place in time
Highcliffe History Society
Highcliffe Day Centre, 250 Lymington Rd BH23 5ET
Contact: Tom Chandler 01425 271461
Call: 01425 271461

Feb 2019


5th Feb 2019
at 10:00
TBA
NHS Retirement Fellows New Forest Branch
St Marks Church Centre, The Sqaure, Pennington
Contact: Jacqui Allen
Call: 02380 666603

7th Feb 2019
at 14:30
SPITFIRE!
Bramshaw WI
Bramshaw Village Hall
Contact: Denise Hadleigh
Call: 02380 282317

11th Feb 2019
at 12:00
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
WARG (Winchester Archaeology & Local History Group)
Hampshire Records Office Cinema, Winchester SO23 8TH
Email: Julia Sandison

Mar 2019


12th Mar 2019
(private)
TBA
Bransgore Probus Club
East Close Hotel, Hinton
Email: Peter Walmsley

14th Mar 2019
at 14:00
FLYING BOATS of Southampton (Ships of the Sky)
Bitterne URC Senior Citizens’ Club
Bitterne URC Church (above Iceland)
Contact: Keith Parker
Call: 02380 328682

19th Mar 2019
(private)
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Castle Probus Ladies Club
Cheap Street Methodist Hall, Sherborne DT3 3BJ
Contact: Olivia Kerr
Call: 01935 508218

21st Mar 2019
at 14:00
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Hayling Island U3A
Hayling Island Community Centre, Station Rd, HI, PO11 0HB
Contact: Sonia Keeble
Call: 02392 460078

23rd Mar 2019
at 10:30
Calshot : a place in time
Bournemouth society
Hinton Fires Hotel, Bournemouth
Contact: Beryl Parker
Call: 01202 515717

Apr 2019


8th Apr 2019
at 14:00
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Christchurch U3A
Christchurch Baptist Church, Bargate, Christchurch
Email: Jennet Lambert

May 2019


15th May 2019
at 14:30
LAWRENCE : Before & After Arabia
Eastleigh U3A
Fair Oak Village Hall, Shorts Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh SO50 7EJ
Contact: Susan White
Call: 02381 780958

30th May 2019
at 18:45
Nelson & HMS Victory : Their Lives and Times
Milford-on-Sea Historical Record Society
All Saints Church Hall, Greenbanks Close
Email: Richard Wotton

Oct 2019


1st Oct 2019
(private)
Airfields of the New Forest
Probus Club of the New Forest
Cornwallis Suite, South Lawns Hotel, Lymington Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0RF
Contact: Brian Leake
Call: 01590 641873

17th Oct 2019
at 14:00
The Story of the Schneider Air Races
Hayling Island U3A
Hayling Island Community Centre Station Rd, HI, PO11 0HB
Contact: Sonia Keeble
Call: 02392 460078

22nd Oct 2019
at 10:30
Lucy Houston : the Lady Who Saved a Nation
Milford-on-Sea Probus
South Lawns Hotel, Lymington Road M-o-S
Email: Mark Clayson

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