Past, Current and Future Events
Music, Food and Dancing at the Big Band Concert
Time to Catch Up
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A great ROTARY
is being planned
Sunday 8th August
in the gardens of the Concorde Club
Stalls - Games - Food -Competitions
all are welcome
details to follow soon
40's Extravaganza Concert
Cancelled for this year
but reset to
26th June next year
Meanwhile listen to the
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Speaker:- John Miles
Subject:- Global Sight Solutions
Speaker:- Jono Harvey
Subject:- An update on St Nicolas, Stoneham
Speaker:- Ranji Parmar and Jo Elliot
Subject:- Assisting younger stroke survivors
Ranj and Jo gave a polished and informative presentation on the causes, effects and help available for people with
strokes, and how strokes come in many different forms.
They both spoke passionately from first-hand experience of how help from differentstrokessouthampton.co.uk. was instrumental in getting people back to work and coping positively with life after a stroke.
Speaker:- Kathrine Barbour
Subject:- Southampton Dementia
An inspiring talk by Katherine, who is passionate about raising awareness in Southampton, of the many challenges faced by dementia sufferers and their carers. She helps run groups, publishes a monthly magazine and ensures all authorities and volunteers are working together
Speaker Martin Crawford
Subject:- Trekking the Great Wall of China
A fascinating and absorbing video, talk and slide show of a recent trek along the Great wall of China by Martin and a group of Salvation Army companions.
They not only returned with memories of a lifetime, but managed to raise £145,000 in charity sponsorship with their efforts.
Speaker Trevor White
Subject:- Art and Perspective through the ages
Trevor gave a very eloquent and instructive presentation of how art went from simple flat views of subjects to the development of perspective in pictures.
Trevor spoke from his home in France. This was our first international speaker courtesy of Zoom.
Neil's staff; governors, the Young People and their families, came up with definitions of what C - E - D - A - R stood for:-
Communication - Empowerment - Discovery
Aspirations and Resilience.
A lovely film made by children in Sapphire Class, was shown to illustrate how they use these definitions in their lives.
His inspirational talk, encouraged us to work further with them.
Subject:- Local development of Radar.
An in-depth talk with anecdotes on the development of
Radar before, during and after the war in the Hampshire
area, including Christchurch and RAF Sopley. Plus twists
and turns in history between countries and politicians
Speaker:- Jennifer with her Hearing Dog Lenny
Subject:- Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
Jennifer gave a fascinating talk about how Hearing Dogs are chosen and trained , plus the dramatic differences that one can make to someone’s life!
Lenny has given Jennifer confidence to sleep, knowing Lenny will alert her to any problems, also to be more confident and get out to meet people.
February 2nd speaker John Parkhouse
Subject:- The battles of 'The Black Prince'
John's interest in Edward Woodstock -1330 - 1376 -otherwise know as 'The Black Prince' brought to life many of the battles he fought in France during his short life.
January 19th Speaker:-Alex Hughes
Subject:- Tales from South America
Alex spent many years in South America organising the Salvation Army's field workers, A job which require many skills and brought him into contact with cultural differences that had to be overcome.
December Speaker:-Mike Storr
Subject:- 'Masters of Mirth'
December Speaker:-Michelle Sherwood
Subject:- 'Helping Vulnerable people'
Michelle Sherwood from 'Right at Home'; a private care organisation, spoke on her satisfying work in helping vulnerable people in Southampton stay in their own homes.
December Speaker:- Mandy Wiltshire
Subject:- 'Helping people with mental health
Mandy Wiltshire from Solent MIND spoke about the various ways that their organisation is helping people in our area, of all ages, with mental issues, especially at this difficult time.
November Speaker:- Jeremy Prescot.
Subject:- Poppy; the Miracle flower from Flanders
Jeremy gave an inspirational and thought provoking delivery on the origins of how the use of the Poppy became the icon of fallen personnel in wartime.
.One could not be but impressed with this well informed talk, given with passion and commitment.
October Speaker:- Ruth LeLion.
Subject:- 'Stories Behind the Faces'.
A fascinating and engaging talk on some of the portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.
Ruth spoke not only about the sitters in the portraits but also revealed some anecdotes of the commissioned artists.
September Speaker:- Roy Romsey.
Subject:- 'Stained Glass Window at Romsey Abbey.'.
The September speaker gave a colourfully illustrated talk on the many victorian and some of the more modern stained glass windows at Romsey Abbey.
He also gave a preview of a new window installed to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.