Bakewell and District Probus Club

Forthcoming Talks

Date Title Notes
28th March Horatio Nelson: his wounds, the 7th Commandment and the Festival of Priapus Guest speaker Simon Harris is a retired consultant anaesthetist whose great-great-grandfather served under Nelson. As well as discussing Nelson’s wounds, Simon will take an irreverent look at the Admiral’s legendary love life and at the cuckolded Sir William Hamilton’s erotic collections.
11th April The unexamined life is not worth living Club member David Grattidge will talk about his life-long interest in philosophy and how it became a retirement project.
25th April To be arranged
9th May The Late Duchess of Devonshire Guest speaker Simon Seligman will talk about the youngest of the famous ‘Mitford Sisters’ and her considerable influence in her role as Duchess of Devonshire, wife of the Eleventh Duke.


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