2020 events

Because of the Coronavirus situation all immediate events  are being postponed. Later events will be reviewed as time goes on.

The Museum and Archive are not open for public visits for the time being.

Sat 21st Mar – This event has been postponed due to Coronavirus. A new date will be announced in due course.
AGM AT WPD TRAINING CENTRE AT 11.00AM followed by lunch at 12.15pm at the Merry Monk. Presentation at 2.00pm by Peter Luxton called “How the ‘lectric come to Newton Abbot”

Sat 18th Apr – This event has been postponed due to Coronavirus. A new date will be announced in due course.
TALK BY ALISON SLEIGHTHOLM AT CAIRNS ROAD ON “FUTURE NETWORKS” at 2.00pm after lunch at the Eastfield Inn, Horfield, Bristol

Fri 15th to Sun 17th May – This event is unlikely to take place due to Coronavirus. Members who have booked for it will be contacted in due course.
WEEKEND AWAY BASED AT THE DE VERE HORSLEY ESTATE (HORSLEY TOWERS)

Thu 18th Jun – This event will be reviewed in due course
VISIT TO THE BRUNEL INSTITUTE with a talk from a member of the collections team and a self-guided exploration of the rest of the site including the S.S. Great Britain and museums in the afternoon

Thu 10th Sep – This event will be reviewed in due course
BRISTOL GET-TOGETHER
10.30 AM at Cairns Road and 12.30 PM lunch at a local hostelry

Sat 19th Sep – This event will be reviewed in due course
VISIT TO FINCH FOUNDRY – A National Trust Property, Sticklepath, Devon

Thu 8th Oct – This event will be reviewed in due course
BRISTOL GET-TOGETHER
10.30 AM at Cairns Road and 12.30 PM lunch at a local hostelry

Sat 17th October (Time to be confirmed) – This event will be reviewed in due course
TALK BY PAUL HULBERT ON “RISE OF THE ROBOTS – PRINCETOWN, THE WORLD’S FIRST REMOTE CONTROLLED POWER STATION” after lunch at the Nutwell Lodge, Exeter

Sat 7th Nov – This event will be reviewed in due course
TALK BY JOHN PENNY ON “HISTORY of W.D. & H.O, WILLS” 2.00 pm at Cairns Road after lunch at the Eastfield Inn

Thu 12th Nov – This event will be reviewed in due course
BRISTOL GET-TOGETHER
10.30 AM at Cairns Road and 12.30 PM lunch at a local hostelry

Thu 10th Dec – This event will be reviewed in due course
BRISTOL GET-TOGETHER
10.30 AM at Cairns Road and 12.30 PM lunch at a local hostelry