Talk – Portsmouth – Harlots, Dung and Glory

Emsworth Community Centre North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

An illustrated talk by Andrew Negus The Portsmouth talk is in four parts, and covers the origin and development of the settlement from 1100 until today. Naturally its history is closely related to the growth of the Royal Navy and the Navy’s part in making the UK the most powerful country in the world by...

£5

Talk – The Mystery of the Haberdasher’s Scissors

Emsworth Community Centre North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Presented by Alison Habens and Matt Wingett Writers and researchers, Alison Habens and Matt Wingett, claim to have discovered an extraordinary fact: three famous literary figures of the 19th Century, H.G.Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling met each other in the early 1880s, in the Old Drapery Bazaar, Hide's Emporium, on King's Road in Southsea....

£5

Talk – Women in the Law and Life of an Old Bailey Judge

Emsworth Community Centre North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Her Honour Judge Sarah Munro KC. In 2016, Judge Sarah Munro became a Senior Circuit Judge at the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey) trying serious cases frequently involving murder trials.   Judge Munro will talk about her career as a lawyer for the last forty years and her work at the Old Bailey. HHJ Sarah...

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Talk – The CT Scanner: The Beatles greatest gift to mankind?

Emsworth Community Centre North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Presented by Dr. Ben Timmis Although we take modern medical technology for granted, the CT Scanner, invented by an Englishman, is a truly extraordinary machine, that has had a huge impact on the practice of medicine as we know it today, ever since it was introduced in the 1980s. This talk will explain the origins...

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