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An Evening with Graham Gooch

May 21 @ 7:30pm

Join us in the build-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 for an evening with former England captain Graham Gooch OBE. Graham Gooch has acquired vast experience in the cricket world as a player, captain and a coach. In all, Gooch led the England side 34 times and was captain in the 1992 World Cup final. His coaching career has led to highlights including being the England batting coach when they became the number 1 Test side in the…

An Evening with Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards

July 9 @ 7:30pm

Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is Great Britain’s first Olympic Ski Jumper. Eddie was ranked 55th in the world which qualified him as the only GB applicant for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. With the UK firmly backing the plasterer from Gloucestershire, Eddie took to the slopes followed by a whirlwind of international press and media. Eddie competed in the 70m and 90m jump events, but unfortunately came last in both events. Although he did not win an Olympic medal,…

The Codebreakers: Enigma, Bletchley Park & the Battle of the Atlantic

November 19 @ 7:30pm

The Codebreakers: Enigma, Bletchley Park & the Battle of the Atlantic An illustrated presentation by Dr Mark Baldwin One of the Second World War’s most fascinating stories is that of the Enigma machine, a portable encryption device widely used by the Germans, whose ciphers they believed to be totally secure. Nevertheless, by mathematical analysis and modern technology (and a certain amount of good luck), the Allies devised techniques for ‘breaking’ Enigma ciphers, and thus read several million German messages, providing…

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