HIAS Meetings, 2019

All meetings  are held at the Underhill Centre, St. John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF at 7.45 PM on the first Monday of the month, unless stated otherwise. Visitors Welcome. Free Car Parking. See here for directions. Occasional visitors are welcome to attend at no charge.

The 2019 Meetings programme is available here  (Note that it does include some changes from the printed card distributed at the December 2018 meeting) 

Short reports of  past meetings from January 2015 onwards are available here.

Date

Subject

Speaker

  January 7th

  The Royal Navy's Coastal Forces Stephen Fisher

February 4th

  The Burrell Build - final instalment Rob Fish

March 4th

  Great Western Railway in Devon & Cornwall Howard Sprenger

April 1st

  Trolleybus Technology - the early days John Stainforth

May 13th

  Along the Portsmouth Direct Railway [Portsmouth & Petersfield] Peter Keat

June 3rd

  The Panama Canal Jon Sims

July 1st

  The Development of Fastenings
               - from their beginning an everyday technology
Anthony
Poulton-Smith

August 5th

  A look at Canal History - including its people & their art Terri Robinson

September 2nd

  The Flying Scotsman Stephen Hoadley

October 7th

  Underground Tunnelling used by both sides in WW1 Peter Jones

November 4th

  Annual General Meeting

 

December 2nd

  Twyford Waterworks Martin Gregory

 

The Newcomen Society holds a monthly series of  meetings usually at 6.30 pm in Room 0.27, Portland Building, Portsmouth University. See http://newcomen.com/?page_id=944 for details of forthcoming talks.