Altrincham Probus Club/ Programme

Programme of meetings, events and walks through to May 2020

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Date
Topic
Speaker
May 24  
 "I got Gershwin"  Brian Green
June 7  "The Spitfire wing"  John Ackroyd
June 21  "The work of a local government councilllor"  Jonathan Coupe 
July 5  "Medical imaging"  Bernard Loveday 
July 19  "Longitude: the genius of John Harrison"  Barrie Gray
Aug. 2  "Tutankhamun's Mummy and the Heretic Pharoah"   Colin Robins
Aug. 16  "The gentle art of name dropping"  Chris Penter
Aug. 30  "How were medicines discovered?"  Dr. Michael    Hollingsworth
Sep. 13  "Jungfraujoch and the top of Europe"  Gordon Greenwood
Sep. 27  "Who killed Dr. Kelly"  Bob Kermeen
Oct. 11  "River Mersey Flood Risk Management Scheme"  Brenda Fields
Oct. 25  "Salt & substance: Effect of salt mining at Marston and Northwich"   Colin Edmondson
Nov. 8   "Impact of 1st world War on Europe and the Middle East - and on the  next war?"  Dave Walmsley
Nov. 22  "Artic research"  Prof. Terry Callaghan
Dec. 6  "UK travels with a wildlife camera"  David Tolliday
Dec. 20  "Octagonal commerorative plates"   Brian Clancy
Jan. 10  "Violin recital"  Mischa Lindan
Jan. 24  "Reinvestigation of the Moors Murders"  Alan Kibble
Feb. 7  "Prohibition in the USA"  Alan Cooper
Feb. 21  "Men of Warrington"  Dr. Diana Leich
Mar. 6  "History of rubber technology"  John Kerwin 
Mar. 20   "Anglesey -the enchanted isle"   Roger Burgess
Apr. 3   "Legal and financial issues for the retired"   John Mumford
Apr. 17   "Nuclear energy"  Dr. Ernest Maxwell
May 1  Annual General Meeting   
May 15   "The Samaritans"  Ron McLaverty
May 29   "Pythons and other boas"  Martin Smiddy 


Other Events
Date
Event
May 14-16   Golf - Two nights away at Hawkstone Park 
May 28   Visit to Conwy and Bodnant Gardens  (Leader Geoff Lloyd) 
June 20  Dinner 
July 17   Visit to Gawthorp Hall, Padiham & Chocolate Factory, Blackburn              (Leader Roger Cockhill)
Aug. 15   Dinner
Aug. 22   Golf - Match against Goostrey Probus at Alsager
Sep. 11   Visit to Dewley Cheese Factory, Garstang and Salmesbury Hall, Preston (Leader Brian Soper) 
Sep. 16   Golf - Match against Rotary at Ringway Golf Club
Sep. 23   President's Luncheon, La Boheme, Heatley, Warburton
Oct. 17  Dinner
Oct. 23   Golf - Texas Scamble at Styal Golf Club
Oct. 24   Visit ot Advanced Manf. Centre, Sheffiled and Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield (Leader David Moffett)
Dec. 10  Christmas Luncheon, The Mere Golf & Country Club
Feb. 4   Visit to Amazon Fulfillment Centre, Hale Barns, & M/C's Ethiad Stadium (Leader Peter Whitaker) 
Feb. 20   Dinner
Mar. 17  Spring Luncheon, The Mere Golf & Country Club
w/c Apr. 26   Annual Club 5-Day Holiday: Ireland (Leader Peter Whitaker) 
   
Schedule of              
Bowling Meetings
 May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sep. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec.9, Jan. 13,       Feb. 10, Mar. 9, and Apr. 20. 
   
Schedule of Short Walks  June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Feb. 13, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, and May 14.
   
Schedule of Walks 
 May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug. 29, Sep.26, Oct. 31, Nov. 28, Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 26, Apr. 30, and May 28.