Wednesday 9th May Willows and Wetland Centre Stoke Saint Gregory (near Taunton) TA3 6HY. Meet at the centre car park at 1.45pm. Cost will be £4 each More info.
Sunday June 3rd Twyford Water Works Hazely Road Twyford (near Winchester) SO21 1QA Meet at the works car park at 10 30am. Cost £5 for cocessions, otherwise £6 More info
Wednesday July 4th Gillingham Town Walk Meet at the Museum at 2pmMore info Wednesday 22nd August Portland Port Meet at 1 30pm at the entrance to the port. Cost will be £3/£4 depending on numbers. More info See also the notice alongside SS Shieldhall in Poole from 28th August.
DIAS Programme Autumn 2018
Meetings September - November 2018
Tuesday 25th September The Maiden Newton to Bridport Railway Guest Speaker - Mr. Douglas Beazer
Tuesday 23rd October Eldridge Pope - A Dorset Brewery Guest Speaker - Mr. Jeremy Pope OBE
Tuesday 27th November The Somerset Coal Canal Guest Speaker - Mr. Patrick Moss (Chairman SCCS)
DIAS Programme Spring 2019
Meetings January - April
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 The History of Poole’s Foundries Guest Speaker - Mr. David Warhurst
Tuesday 26th February 2019 DIAS Members’ Evening Core Lecture: W H Bailey & Co. Salford Member Speaker: Mr. Chris McKay plus Members’ Contributions, Film Clips etc.
Tuesday 26th March 2019 Coldharbour Woolen Mill, Uffculme, Devon Guest Speaker: Mr. Martin Halse (Chief Exec)
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 Brunel’s SS Great Britain Guest Speaker: Mr. Ian Caskie
All meetings (N.B. NOT visits) start at 7-30pm in the Dorset Room of The Colliton Club, Dorchester Opposite County Hall - Parking nearby Why not have a Pre-Lecture meal at The Colliton Club? Open from 6-30pm
Tuesday 28th Aug.-Thursday 30th Aug. SS Shieldhall will be moored alongside Poole Quay. Explore her with engines in steam (certain times only - please check). An opportunity to explore the ship from bridge to boiler room.