Talks
                                        
Talks given to the Virtual Probus Club
13 May
A brief History of Limericks- Mike Aggleton (Glevum Probus)
Well illustrated with Limericks
20 May
Little known Gloucestershire's famous sons- Syd Matthews  (Cirencester Probus)
Talk well received by Syd's own club
27 May
Cesar Manrique- Jim Cooper
Those who have holidayed on Lanzarote will have seen Cesar's architecture
3 June
 Joint meeting with Lechlade Probus
Radio & TV Hoaxes -Mike Aggleton (Glevum Probus)
This talk would have been given under normal circumstances to Lechlade
10 June
My Dad's military Service and time as a POW -Ray Stockall (Christian Malford Probus)
HIghly recommended by Cirencester Probus
17 June
The Life of David Hughes- Malcolm Lewis (Cirencester Probus)
One of Malcolm's musical talks
24 June
"Debt in the time of Coronavirus-are we all doomed?"- Mike Warburton (Newent Probus)
Mike is a retired accountant who knows his stuff!
1 July
Bees and things- Dr Brian Bertram
His  talk about "The  Ostrich and Evolution" was excellent
8  July

LT Gen John CH Lee-US Army: his part in our lives -Richard Trelfa (Upton Twyver Probus)

Supply Army that came to Gloucester in WW2

15 July
Serving Queen & Country in Zimbabwe-Brian Hinton  (Christian Malford Probus)
22 July
Denmark- my home country- Tom Kolb (Cirencester Probus)
 
29 July
Information Technology-the revolution that is changing our world- David Lees (Chipping Campden & District Probus)
 
5 August
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People- John Palmer (Charlton Kings Probus)
12 August
Drawing with Light- Tony Pritchard (Gloucester Vale Probus)
History of Photography
19 August
John Cyril Porte-Fraser Gunn (Newent Probus)
Aviation Seaplane Pioneer 
26 August
Moscow to St Petersburg by river & canal-Richard Trelfa (Upton Twyver Probus)
2 September
Confessions of a River Pollution Inspector- David Osborn (Barrs Court Probus Bristol)
Highlights include chemical spills at Avonmouth
9 September
 Ostriches and Evolution- Brian Bertram
Back by popular demand!
16 September
In Praise of Apples-Charlotte Fyfe
History,Social history,Varities, growing trees & cooking with apples
23 September
Dionysius Lardner- Barry Dent (Athelstan Probus)
" a Rogue for all Seasons!"
30 September
Lawrence of Arabia-Ron Jeffrey (Cirencester Probus)
(This should be interesting as Ron will be giving this talk from Spain)
7 October
From Typewriter to Technology- Alison Parkinson (Editor of Probus Magazine)
14 October
Solent Ferries- Ken Guest (Glevum Probus)
21 October
Do as I say, not as I do- Mike Warburton (Newent Probus)
More political skullduggery
28 October
The Furness Peninsular- Tom Constant (Bourton Probus)
4 November
A decade in Gascogne- John Clark (Purton Probus)
 
11  November
A Brief History of Popular Music: 1900-1960- Nigel Thompson (Longdon Probus)
 
18  November
The Last Great Air Race- Ken Pinfield (Pershore Probus)
 
25  November
Bristol Brabazon Aircraft-Chris Bigg
 
2  December
 My Hobby and the BBC-Tony Pritchard (Gloucester Vale Probus)
9  December
History of the Air Sea Rescue Service- Fraser Gunn (Newent Probus)
 
16  December
A Brief History of Pop- the Renaissance of Swing Nigel Thompson (Longdon Probus)
6 January 2021
The Wonderful World of Ivor Novello- Pam Street (Gloucester Ladies)
 
13 January
From here to Istanbul- expect the Unexpected Tom Constant (Bourton Probus)
 
20 January
Confessions of a River Pollution Inspector (Part 2)-  David Osborn (Barrs Court Probus)
 
27 January
Travels in Patagonia,Argentina & Brazil (Rio Carnival Feb. 2020)- John Boothroyd (Kenilworth Probus)
 
3 February
Foraging for Wild Food- Charlotte Fyfe
 
10 February
Why is flying so safe these days- Ron Jeffrey (Cirencester Probus)
 
17 February
MacMillan Nurses- Alison Harris  (Probus Magazine Editor)
24 February
Charlie Chaplin (Part 1)- Paul Murphy
 
3 March
Do as I say and not as I do (Part 2)- Mike Warburton (Newent Probus)
 
10 March
The Greatest Gold Rush of all time- David Head (Athelstan Probus)
 
17 March
Dry Stone Walling- Ray Stockall (Christian Malford Probus)
 
24 March
The World of Magic- Bob King  (Chipping Campden Probus )
 
31 March
Chedworth Roman Villa- Nick Humphris
 
7 April
English Electric Canberra Aircraft-Ken Pinfield (Pershore Probus)
 
14 April
Human Rights Monitoring in Palestine and Israel- Paul Clark
 
21 April
Don't knock the Rock!- Ted Wilson (Glevum Probus)
 
28 April
Charlie Chaplin (Part 2)- Paul Murphy (Cheltenham Rotary)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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