Bakewell and District Probus Club

Forthcoming Talks

Date Title Notes
4th February 2020 The Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan Explaining their context and historical background, guest speaker Melanie Gilbert will give examples from G&S operettas chosen to reflect skill with lyrics and musical composition.
18th February 2020 The Path to Lord Mayor of the City of London This talk by guest speaker, Graham Westwell, will cover the background to the City from 1189 and includes Livery Companies and Ward Clubs.
3rd March 2020 The things an Old Dog learned from the Shuttleworth Collection Club member John Thurstan will look at the history of flight and try to work out why things seem to have gone full circle - his own microlight plane being very similar to planes which first flew 100 years ago.

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 (Club debate)
7th April 2020 Alan Grant
21st April 2020 Robbie Jones
5th May 2020 David Wilbur *
19th May 2020 Jeff Marsh *
2nd June 2020 Stefan Andrejczuk *
16th June 2020 Ken Fleming
7th July 2020 John Trevarick
21st July 2020 Don Naybour
4th August 2020 Jerry Rice
18th August 2020 Peter Coffey
1st September 2020 Michael Hall
15th September 2020 Neil Spaven
6th October 2020 Ray Smith
20th October 2020 Ron Marshall
3rd November 2020 John Robinson
17th November 2020 Don Mackenzie
1st December 2020 Andrew Lloyd

* Introducing guest speaker

Recent Talks

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Archived Talks

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