The BNRA Newsletter
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BNRA ZOOM MEETING CALENDER 2021
Please contact the secretary John Wain for invitations
BNRA Zoom Meetings 10am - 12 noon:
Sunday 17 January 2021 AGM. Then: Susan Amos: 'The Journal of Joseph William Crabb RN 1800-1810’, Bob Horner: 'Cruiser Aurora History Part Two 1918-06’-
Sunday 21 February 2021 Annual model , art and photography exhibition
To include: 'The Hornblower Models’, 'Shell fuses,18th&19thc developments'
'Computer modelling of the Naval Bofors Gun’, 'King George V, a model in focus’, Dartmouth Museum: 'A New Mayflower Model : a ship's structure revealed’ and others…
Sunday 21 March 2021 Cmdr. David Lingard, Dartmouth Museum : 'Exercise Tiger; the New Information’. Dr. Brendan O'Farrell : The Baltic Campaign during the War with Russia, including the Invasion of Finland, (Crimean Period)
Sunday 18 April 2021 Rob Brassington: ' WW1 Allied Torpedoes. Computer graphics revealing developmental stages in this evolving technology that changed the nature of sea warfare’. Capt. Peter Hore; 18th/19thc period sailing navy topic to be confirmed
BNRA Summer Visit; Susan Amos has suggested a summer outing on Saturday 17 July to Shugborough Hall, dependent on the status of Covid and any restrictions.
Shugborough was Admiral Anson’s home and is now a National Trust Property
BNRA Autumn Series of meetings. Content tbc
Sunday 19 September 2021
Sunday 17 October 2021
Sunday 21 November 2021
Sunday 12 December 2021 Sea Poetry & Prose…and Mince Pies (we hope!)
These meetings will be either Zoom or if the Covid crisis is resolved we intend to
return to our conventional venue at the Bear
These meetings will be either Zoom or if the Covid crisis is resolved we intend to return to our conventional venue at the Bear Hotel Woodstock
Please contact John Wain to arrange attendance 07790928825..
BNRA - The First World War at Sea: See our selection of books now available
Don’t forget the monthly BNRA meetings September to May each year!
The BNRA have contributed to and supported a successful bid to install a blue plaque for Alan Villiers, subject of the annual Alan Villiers memorial lectures