Summer Programmes


The Summer Programme of talks for 2019 celebrated a number of anniversaries that were taking place this year. The programme was arranged by Gillian Dare, and the talks are listed below. Full details of these talks can be found in the SUMMER 2019 PROGRAMME document.

  • July 25, Dr Jaclyn Bell: The impact of Apollo and the future of human spaceflight (50th anniversary of the first moon landing)
  • August 8, Dr George Beccaloni: Alfred Russel Wallace and Natural Selection - The Real Story (160th anniversary of publication of 'The Origin of Species')
  • August 22, Dr Matthew Landrus: Leonardo da Vinci and the science of observation and invention (500th anniversary of Leonardo's death)