Archived Future Event Items 2021
On 8 December there is the 18th Xmas lunch at the YMCA Hawker; details, MUST be booked by 3rd December. There is not a committee meeting in the morning.
10 November Author Steve Philpott, who has worked at Hawkers, will talk on “Hawker Hurricane -
13 October There will be a a meeting at 14:00 at the Hawker Centre. The 100th anniversary of Harry Hawker's untimely death; David Hassard will talk on “The extraordinary life and career of Harry Hawker 1889 to 1921”. The meeting should also be available on Zoom. There will be a committee meeting in the morning at 11:00. Food is not available yet.
Good news the YMCA Hawker meeting venue is OPEN to us from October. We hope to be able to make some meetings also available on Zoom
15 September G-
08 September Unfortunately the YMCA aren't ready. There wiil be no talk meeting or committee meeting at the Hawker Centre or by Zoom; they have been moved to 13 October.
The easing of Covid restrictions is very good news. On Wed 11 August there will be the Summer BBQ at the Hawker Centre, Richmond Road. This always enjoyable and friendly event will commence at 12.30 (note the earlier time). Book and pay Ken Batstone, by Saturday 1st August; details. This event offers the first opportunity for our Association Members and guests to gather together in person since 11 March 2020. There will NOT be a committee meeting in the morning.
14 July LEO “Lyons Electronic Office” the worlds first commercial computer -
09 June At 14:00 Karl Smith will talk on “Aircraft Evolution” as a Zoom virtual meeting. He worked in the aircraft industry for 62 years. During his 2½ years in the Installations Department at HAL Kingston he witnessed the first tethered hover of the P.1127. His talk begins with the myth, legend and history of aviation. There will be a Zoom committee meeting at 11:00.
12 May at 14:00 Rowland White, a best-
14 April at 14:00 the AGM will be held as a Zoom meeting; the link was given in an email on 8 April. Following the AGM there will be a short talk by Colin Wilson, our President, about his art covering some of his aviation pictures and some of his other art of scenes in the UK and Japan There will be a Zoom committee meeting at 11:00.
10 March at 14:00 there will be a Zoom meeting/talk; Dick Poole will talk on “The Evolution of The Royal Club to the Present Day and Early Flying in Southern England”.
10 February at 14:00 a Zoom Forum gives a rare opportunity to hear three ex-
13 January We held a successful first virtual meeting in November 2020, so we will have a second awker Association Zoom Htalk on Wednesday 13th January at 14:00. The speaker will be Committee member David Hassard talking about the 1919 Great Trans-
Unfortunately the YMCA Hawker Centre meeting venue is closed to us; all future activities, except for Zoom virtual meetings, and the BBQ, have been postponed or cancelled until further notice.