Bakewell and District Probus Club

Forthcoming Talks

Date Title Notes
2nd April 2019 The Daily Mail Golden Peace Edition Monday June 30th 1919 Club member Neil Spaven will explore the relationship between the press and government during WW1, including aspects of the propaganda promulgated by overt and covert agencies of the state. (A significant case of 'fake news' and the unforeseen consequences.)
16th April 2019 Feathered Friends or Travellers' Foes? Club member Brian Holland will describe the effects of bird ingestion on aircraft safety.
30th Aprl 2019 A True Philanthropist Club member Jonathan Wicksteed will talk about his great grandfather, Charles Wicksteed, the engineer who founded the park in Kettering which bears his name.

Recent Talks

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Archived Talks

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Sketch of local landmarks
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