Autumn 2023 & Spring 2024: Travellers’ Tales / Poole Maritime Trust Talks

At the Royal Motor Yacht Club Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7RE

Travellers’ Tales / Poole Maritime Trust Talks at the Royal Motor Yacht Club Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7RE
21st September 2023
12 for 12:30pm
Poole Maritime Trust Autumn Luncheon (PMT Members ONLY)
Helen Baggott will give a talk following the Luncheon.
The Canadian Titanic
When the RMS Empress of Ireland sank in 1914, more passengers lost their lives than on Titanic – yet few have heard of the tragedy. She will reveal the story of the sinking –and three families from Dorset and Somerset that were affected. Illustrated by Postcards and photographs, this talk remembers a forgotten tragedy.
5th October 2023 8pmJack Kitching – Master onboard the Condor Liberation.
Join him on a virtual bridge tour of the Condor Liberation and an Insight into his life as a Master of a high-speed ferry.
9th November 2023 8pmLilian Ladle will give a talk entitled: DELIVERING THE GOODS – The Development of Early Trade in Southeast Dorset.
An independent Dorset archaeologist, awarded the MBE for services to archaeology in 2008 and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 2021. She is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at Bournemouth University.
4th January 2024
12 for 12:30pm

Poole Maritime New Year Luncheon at RMYC (PMT Members ONLY)
Richard Hutley will give a talk on ATLANTIS
The Myth, Legend and Facts about the antediluvian lost civilisation of Atlantis first reported by Plato 3000 years ago. What do we know, where could it be? Is there evidence that exists today?
11th January 2024 8pmPeter Burt and Robert Heaton (Poole Maritime Trust) Talk
Underwater with PHHP in ‘23’ – An archaeological update for work in and around Poole Harbour over the last year with our own PMT team from Poole Harbour Heritage Trust.
8th February 2024 8pmDavid Bailey (Wild Life Photographer) will give a talk entitled ‘Good Hare Days’. David is an author and fabulous photographer.
7th March 2024 8pmLeigh Merrick and Richard Balmforth (Reuters – Eastern Slav Specialist and Bureau Chief) will give a talk on Ukraine. (Full details to follow)

The Upstairs Bar at the Royal Motor Yacht Club will open from 7:30 pm the talks will start at 8pm. (RMYC members only allowed in the main bar downstairs).

There are disabled facilities on the ground floor and facilities on the first floor.

If you arrive by car there is parking on the main road, Panorama Road. If arriving by Taxi the main entrance to the RMYC is off Old Coastguard Road.