Bakewell and District Probus Club

Forthcoming Talks

By video conferencing

Date Title Notes
1st December 2020 Competing Claims in the South China Sea – as viewed through International Admiralty Law Club member Ron Enock will examine the strategic and economic importance to world trade of this huge body of water.
15th December 2020 Christmas Variety Acts This will be an informal meeting in which contributions (light-hearted and short seasonal jokes/limericks, etc.) will be invited from ‘the floor’.
5th January 2021 Paxton – from Garden Boy to Knight of the Realm Joseph Paxton rose from labouring class to celebrity class. How did he do it? Are there any lessons for the 21st Century? Club member, Don Naybour, will address these questions.

Speaker Finder Rota for 2020

7th January 2020 Richard Chaplin
21st January 2020 Roger Truscott
4th February 2020 Ken Watson
18th February 2020 Malcolm Cameron *
3rd March 2020 John Thurstan
17th March 2020 (meeting cancelled)
7th April 2020 (meeting cancelled)
21st April 2020 (meeting cancelled)
5th May 2020 Steve Marsh and Ian Johnston
19th May 2020 Peter Stubbs
2nd June 2020 Tony Crook
16th June 2020 Christopher Jewitt
7th July 2020 John Robinson and Jonathan Wicksteed
21st July 2020 Alan Grant
4th August 2020 Richard Chaplin
18th August 2020 Paul Davies
1st September 2020 David Webb
15th September 2020 Peter Holt
6th October 2020 Malcolm Cameron
20th October 2020 Bernard Webster
3rd November 2020 Steve Marsh, Ian Johnston and Peter Donaldson
17th November 2020 Jeff Marsh
1st December 2020 Ron Enock

* Introducing guest speaker


Recent Talks

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Archived Talks

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