Future Events

Some dates for your diary in 2019

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.


Wednesday 21 August 2019, Theatre Visit, Cervantes Theatre, London

Some DCPS members are proposing to travel to London to see this play on Wednesday 21 August. The play starts at 1430 and finishes at 1600, if enough of us are interested the performer Andy Dickinson is willing to hold a Q&A session with us after the performance.

If anyone is interested please let Julie Ellis fatcontroler1@sky.com know by close of play 31 May 2019. For members in the Plymouth area, there is a train to London at 0830 arriving at 1221 which give us plenty of time to get to the performance.


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