12th January – Karen Crow – Lincoln Town Crier
As the literacy of Britain’s population remained low well into the late 19th century, people came to rely on criers and heralds as a useful way of hearing about proclamations, edicts, laws and news, as books and newspapers were generally only accessible to a small percentage of the English population. Karen will give us an informative history and bring us up to date with the role today.
9th February – Vicki Dennison ‘Dr D’ BBC Science Busker
Experience the magic of science from Vicki who was a BBC Science presenter. Entertaining scientific demonstrations using fire & marmite!
9th March – Colin Deeley – The Life & Times of Southwell Workhouse
Built in 1824, The Workhouse is the best preserved example of the hundreds of workhouses built across the country. Learn about the role it played and how it evolved through time.
13TH April – Carl Abram – Rights of Way Reminiscences
Carl is the Public Rights of Way Officer for North Lincolnshire Council, and who will put us on the right ‘track’ about the rules with some funny anecdotes.
11TH May – Jennifer Ichikawa – Everything Japanese
The history and culture of Japan plus a beautiful Kimono on display.
8TH June – Mario – Medical Detection Dogs
Medical Detection Dogs trains dogs to detect the odour of human disease with the aim of developing faster, more efficient and less invasive diagnostics that lead to better patient outcomes.
13TH July – Alan Bolt – A Bit of This and That
Alan performs a great mix of acoustic folk, country and pop from the 1950’s & 1960’s – Irish – Misc and oldies singalong.
10TH August – Neil Jervis – A Short Submarine Patrol
Neil is a retired Royal Navy Commander. His talk covers the life and experiences of a young officer’s progress through the submarine service during the Cold War.
14TH September – Stephen Brown – It’s ’L’ On Wheels
Find out how much the Driving Test has changed in the 34 years that Steve has been a driving instructor. Be amazed at the funny things learner drivers ask and feel free to ask driving-related questions at the end.
12TH October – Greenpeace
Greenpeace are coming to talk about ‘The Plastic Problem’ and WLDC recycling team will have a stand in the hall to answer specific member questions beforehand.
10th November – AGM with entertainment from the Drama Group
14TH December – Vince Eager – What Time Is The Midnight Buffet
Vince’s presentation reveals almost everything you didn’t or wouldn’t know about cruising. He goes behind the scenes and reveals often hilarious or worrying facts about cruising, what the passengers get up to, and how the crew get their own back!