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November 2020

Zoom Event – Life in a Nuclear Submarine

November 18th 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Prospect Place
Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 3LJ United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a webinar on 18 November 2020 at 5pm. Our speaker Mr MW Pitkeathly often known as Pitt-k, will speak about living and working in a nuclear-powered submarine (HMS Courageous SSN06) in the 1970‘s and 1980’s. It should provide you with an appreciation of what it was like to be a crew member on one of the Royal Navy’s hunter killer submarines that were constantly on patrol during the Cold War…

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January 2021

Zoom Event | Cosmic Recycling

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

If you have spent lockdown staring starry-eyed at the Perseid meteors or just always had a fascination with the night sky, this might be of interest to you. At 6 pm on Tuesday 19 January, Gavin James (astrophotographer) and Jonathan Genton (astronomer and physicist at Marlborough College) will give an illustrated talk, venturing out many millions of light years from Earth. This will show you some of the most spectacular sights that the Universe can offer as seen from a…

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March 2021

The Secret Spitfires

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hardwick House, Prospect Place
Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 3LJ United Kingdom

Please join us at 6.00pm on 23rd March 2021 via Zoom to hear the incredible little-known story of hundreds of girls, women, boys, and elderly men, guided by a handful of engineers, who built Spitfires in secret, hidden behind garages, sheds, bus depots, laundries, even in bedrooms during WWII. Spitfires were the nemesis of the Luftwaffe and the instrument which halted Hitler’s plans for the invasion of Britain. After relentless bombing of the Spitfire factories in Southampton in 1940, the…

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