Future Events

Some dates for your diary in 2019

Sadly because of work commitments Baz Gray is unable to attend our March meeting. We hope to have him talk about his recent trek to the South Pole at a future meeting

Thursday 21 March 2019 Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

AGM of the Society
Followed by a talk by Isobel Williams and John Dudeney about 'Bruce and the Scottish Antarctic Expedition'.
Their new biography will be on sale

And a special raffle for Society funds of a four night stay in the Hilton Hotel, Malta (worth £800) Tickets will be on sale on the night or in advance from Brigette Dixon brigettedixon32@gmail.com
Please note: if less than £200 worth of tickets are sold the draw will not take place.

Thursday 6 June 2019
Captain Scott birthday lunch at Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth.

The menu choices are either: Poached Salmon with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables or Pork loin stuffed with blue cheese, roasted garlic new potatoes and seasonal vegetables followed by either coconut, mango and lime cheesecake or eton mess. To finish with coffee and chocolates. The cost is £21 and if you are interested please forward your menu choices to brigettedixon32@gmail.com by no later than
20 May 2019.

Saturday 19 October 2019
Joint full day meeting with South Georgia Association (SGA) at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel details to be confirmed later but will include talks on The work of the Sir Alistair Hardy Foundation of Ocean Science (SAHFOS) by David Johns.

Remote medicine at South Georgia and the Antarctic, by Drs Daranee Boon and Ian Grant (both formerly of the BAS Medical Unit based at Derriford Hospital Plymouth).

An exhibition of paintings of South Georgia by Theo Crutchley-Mack and an exhibition of photographs of South Georgia wildlife by Oli Prince.

The roles played by Scott's men in World War I, focussing on those with Plymouth and west country connections and those who practiced medicine in the field and at sea, by Anne Strathie (author of Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel and From Ice-Floes to Battlefields: Scott's 'Antarctics' in the First World War).

An evening reception and dinner
Bookings will be via the South Georgia Association website http://southgeorgiaassociation.org/sga-legacy/events.php