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18 January

Emma Rance

Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Vision for Living Seas

15 February

John Churchill

The Tools of Astronomy

15 March

Ted Proctor

The Physics of Radiotherapy

19 April

David Harris

The Devil’s in the Detail

17 May

John Hale

Weather Forecasting - FitzRoy to the Future

21 June

Dale Johnson

Surviving the Blitz - from Gas Masks to Doodlebugs

19 July

Gordon MacPhearson

Immunity - the Good, the Bad and the Unknown

16 August

[No Meeting]

20 September

Michael Bailey

The Archaeology of early Steam Locomotives

18 October

Derek Monk

Of Mushrooms and Men

15 November

Ted Pratt

Wild flowers of the Isle of Purbeck and Brownsea Island

20 December

Geoff Kirby

Quirky Astronomy

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By Geoff Kirby
Early History of
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Presentation given December 2016





17 January

Sean Walls


21 February

John Lillington

Nuclear Power: Past, Present and Future

21 March

John Forsdyke

Small Wonders - Microscopy

18 April

Phil Judkins

Convoy – The War at Sea

16 May

Ray Jones

Working with H.M. Submarines

20 June

Andy Ramsbottom

The new quay in Poole docks

18 July

Alan Turner

Science of LSM Organ with Demonstration

15 August

[No Meeting]

19 September

Cheryl Bailey

Modern Day Psychiatry: Art, Science or Mumbo Jumbo

17 October

21 November

19 December