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1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD

September 2019

Salisbury & Wiltshire Branch: AGM ‘An Artist’s View of 19th Century Rural Britain’

Monday, 16th September 2019, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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The Branch ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by a Talk – “An Artist’s View of 19th Century Rural Britain” Felicity Herring Felicity Herring has a BA in history and economics and an MA in Fine Art Valuation. She is an experienced Art Society lecturer and also lectures on cruise ships. She is a member of the Nelson Society and the 1805 Club. All her lectures are illustrated with slides of paintings relating to the subject. She has given talks to National…

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October 2019

Salisbury & Wiltshire Branch: lunch and talk ‘Sailing Around the World’

Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 10:15 am - 3:30 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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“Sailing Around the World” Peter Forbes At the age of 8, Peter Forbes was taught to sail by his mother in a felucca at the confluence of the Blue and the White Nile in Khartoum. This early happy experience engendered a lifelong love for sailing and for the sea and led to the nurturing of a dream over the intervening years to sail around the world. A meeting with Italian beer baron, Rudi Peroni, led to the acquisition of Carango,…

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December 2019

Salisbury & Wiltshire Branch: A Christmas Lunch with a Raffle to raise funds for the Kings School, Tamil Nadu, India

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 10:15 am - 3:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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A Christmas Lunch with a Raffle to raise funds for the Kings School, Tamil Nadu, India.  Kings School, a boarding and day school for boys and girls, was opened in 2005.  It is an English-medium school built to the highest international standards and our sponsorship of the School, together with our Gap Year Student grant scheme, is the Branch’s contribution to the teaching of English overseas.  The Talk today will be – “Schools I Have Known” Martin Marriott Martin was…

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February 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘Syria: The Making of a Refuge State’ Professor Dawn Chatty, FBA PhD

Wednesday, 19th February, 10:15 am - 2:30 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Dawn Chatty is an American social anthropologist and academic, who specialises in the Middle East, nomadic pastoral tribes, and refugees. From 2010 to 2015, she was Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Forced Migration at the University of Oxford. Her book 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State' was published by Hurst & Co in 2018. The mass influx of peoples into Syria over the last 150 years, including Circassians, Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews, Armenian, Albanians, Kosovars, created a…

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March 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘The Mary Rose’ Edward Towne MA MSt PGCE

Monday, 16th March, 10:15 am - 3:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Edward Towne graduated in European Studies from the University of East Anglia and later achieved a PGCE from Cambridge, an MA in Early Modern English History from the University of London and a MSt in Twentieth Century British History from the University of Oxford. His professional career was spent teaching History in state and independent Secondary Schools. Currently, Edward lectures to adults in a variety of organisations and acts as a reviewer and tour leader on historical topics. The “Mary…

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April 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA’ Isobel Williams

Wednesday, 22nd April, 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Isobel is a retired Consultant in Respiratory Medicine.  While qualifying at St George’s Hospital, University of London, where Edward Wilson, Robert Scott’s friend and confidant, had trained some sixty-five years previously, she saw many of Wilson’s iconic pictures of Antarctica and became fascinated by the continent and the explorers of the early 1900s. She has written several books about them and speaks regularly on Antarctic subjects and Antarctic heroes. Edward Wilson and his wife made their home in Bushey, Hertfordshire.…

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