Wings and Wheels Society.

Coming Soon.

 

Future Programme of events at Dursley Community Centre and other locations.

All Meetings Start at 8 pm.

2020

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Thurs 9th April

Sadly, following the Govenments advice, we have taken the decision to cancel the show that was due to take place on this date. We hope to book this talk again in the future.
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Thurs 14th May

Sadly, following the Govenments advice, we have taken the decision to cancel the show that was due to take place on this date. We hope to book this talk again in the future.


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Thurs 8th October

The World War 2 Airspeed Horsa Glider

Speaker James Rendell gives an illustrated talk on the 1940’s Airspeed Horsa Glider including stories of the actual pilots and crews that flew them

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Thurs 12th November

Russian Rail Journey’s from past to present day

Derek Carr presents his illustrated Russian travels from Communist to Capitalist times;including a trip to Kaliningrad, plus fascinating tales of travel from old ‘Iron Curtain’ to modern day Russia!

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Thurs 10th December
Leicester’s Space Rockets from 1961 to 1978

Roger Cooper gives a pictorial talk on the British Skylark Rocket Programme,which involved the University of Leicester Space Research Group, that launched many scientific experiments on UK’s Rocket programme

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2021


Thurs 14th January
Light in the Darkest Hour -Dunkirk’s little

Paul Barnett’s latest research and illustrated talk is set amongst the carnage of defeat in 1940 Dunkirk, a flotilla of hope sets sail to assist an Army's determined escape to fight again

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Thurs 11th February

Steam in the Balkans

Ian & Jill Thomas present a colourful show covering their recent steam hauled rail holiday in Bulgaria; join them in the sights and stories aboard their special charter train which was once owned by King Boris the 3rd of Bulgaria!

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Thurs 11th March

South Wales Railways in the Millennium

Author and Photographer Paul Woollard will give a high quality photographic documentary to accompany his latest book `South Wales Railways in the Landscape from the 1990’s to present.

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Thurs 8th April

MAF an insight of Mercy Aircraft Operations!

Mary & John Porter deliver a fascinating talk on MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) covering the operation of their 130 aircraft that fly over remote jungles,mountains, swamps and deserts delivering aid, to bring medical care & emergency relief, making the impassable possible

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Thurs 13th May

The life of Avro designer Charles Redrup

Author William Fairney, will deliver a fascinating illustrated talk titled -`The Knife and Fork Man’who designed and built engines for planes cars and bikes from the 1890s. Working for Avro during WW2 he designed Lancaster Bomber gun turret hydraulics, and the famous spinning drive for the Dam Busters (617 Squadron) reservoir busting top secret bomb
 
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The Society cannot be held responsible for any Personal Injury or Loss of Members’ Belongings
Programme subject to change at short notice.
Contact: Rich 07909 960202 or Dave 01453 544348.