We look forward to welcoming you and your friends
Should you have any enquiries please feel free to contact
Yvonne 021 7864404 or Audrey 021 7861805
Jan 3 AUDREY READ “Osborne House” Audrey takes us on a virtual tour of the family summer house and retreat of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on the Isle of Wight.
Feb 28 ‘DUMPS’ WILLIS MEMORIAL LECTURE: JAMES WILLIS “DumpsWillis Travels in Peace and War in Southern & East Africa and the USA” James relates some of his father’s experiences as recorded in his diaries with insight and humour.
March 28 DAVID COLE: “The Dead Sea Scrolls” An expert on the ancient Hebrew Bible, David's presentation tells of the chance discovery of these ancient texts.
April 25 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SIMON'S TOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Preceded by the screening of a 16 minute video by the City of Cape Town in 2015 "Natural Springs of the City of Cape Town"
Drinks and snacks will be served after the meeting. No admission charge.
May 30 JOY COBERN: “Fish Hoek Village 1918 - 2018” Joy traces the early days of how Fish Hoek came about.
June 27 JAYSON ORTON: “Peers and Tunnel Caves” Explore the caves above Fish Hoek in this talk with archaeologist Jayson.
July 25 CHRIS TAYLOR: “Three Ships" Chris presents a visual exploration of the warships, Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, all of which are preserved at Portsmouth.
Aug 29 DANNY GILDENHUYS: “Indigenous Flora” Enjoy the beauty of our unique floral kingdom with Danny's slide show.
Sept 26 MIKE BRUTON: “Finding Old Fourlegs - The Dramatic Story of the Coelacanth” Illustrated talk on the research and expeditions he has conducted on the study of the coelacanths which were thought to have become extinct until JLB Smith's discovery off East London 80 years ago.
Oct 31 WILLEM STEENKAMP: “The Fallen Heroes of WWl" Commemorating the centenary of the First World War, Willem relates little known facts of battles bravely fought.
Nov 28 Awaiting confirmation from Speaker