From the Archives - Some Speakers and their Topics

17th January 1952 - Mr. W.F.Witte - Fluorescent Lighting

26th March 1953 - Mr. J. Gittens, Head of Aycliffe School (what we used to call Borstal) - Thugs or Mugs?

9th August 1953 - Sgt. Sessford, Durham County Constabulary - Police Dogs, Their Training and Uses

22nd October 1953 - Prof. A. Burstall, Kings College, Newcastle - The History of Engineering

17th December 1953 - The Bishop of Durham (Dr. A.M. Ramsey) - The Coronation

21st January 1954 - Mr. D.M. Anthony, Chief Inspector, Bristol Aeroplane Company - An Introduction to Gas Turbines

13th May 1954 - Dr. G.E.Duggan-Keen, Consultant Psychiatrist - Advances in Psychiatry

26th November 1954 - Bob Hardisty (the football legend), Captain of the English XI - The 1948 Olympic Games

What an eclectic mix! Bear in mind that the lunch-time meetings had a 2pm finish, strictly adhered to.
Just think - The History of Engineering in 25 minutes - wow!
And I would have loved to have heard Dr. Ramsey describe his experiences at the Coronation.

Related pages...

From the Peart Archives

more Some interesting photos supplied by Rtn Brian Peart

From the Archives - the Lectern

more ...

From the Archives - Membership & Communications


The President's Chair

more Restoration of the President's Chair

The Shelter Saga

more ...

Diamond Jubilee Dinner

more A memorable occasion ...

Jubilee Plaques

The Jubilee Plaques

more The Jubilee Plaques

back to page above this...

Club History