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March 2016

Nelson Society Visit to Pepys Exhibition at RMG and Luncheon on March 17th 2016

17/03/2016 @ 10:00 - 17:00

We are invited to visit The Pepys Exhibition with Curator Kris Martin, at The Royals Museum Greenwich ( RMG) on March 17th 2016. We will meet in The Samy Ofer wing from 10.00 am onwards for morning coffee as it is close by the Cloakroom to leave coats and bags and the Pepys exhibition. Kris…

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May 2016


15/05/2016 @ 08:00 - 19/05/2016 @ 17:00

Piraeus/Athens, Greece 15-19 May 2016 Following discussions with the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation based in the Greek port of Piraeus (see The Nelson Dispatch, vol. 12, pt 3, Summer 2015 pp. 146-51), the Foundation has kindly agreed to a Nelson Society visit to view the Nelson letter and artifact collection housed there. There are around 140…

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June 2016

The Nelson Society Hilborough Visit

04/06/2016 - 05/06/2016

We still have some places for the Hilborough visit especially Saturday afternoon and evening. 4-5 June 2016 Richard Carden and I have been working on a visit to Hilborough as it has very strong connections with The Nelson Family, especially the 13th Century church of All Saints, as his Brother, Father, Grandfather and an uncle…

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October 2016

The Nelson Society Trafalgar Weekend and AGM 2016

14/10/2016 @ 08:00 - 16/10/2016 @ 17:00

A message from Jeanette The Nelson Society Trafalgar Weekend and AGM will be held on 14th - 16th October, 2016 Members will have received their Spring Dispatch and with it the inserts for the Nile Luncheon and Weekend, which is held on the 5/6th August, and also the Trafalgar Weekend which is held in October.  I thought…

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January 2017

The Immortal Memory 2017

January 15

The Immortal Memory Service will take place on Sunday January 15th 2017, falling on the 202nd Anniversary of the death of Emma in Calais.   As the Painted Hall is closed for restoration from September 2017, the service will be in The Royal Naval Chapel Greenwich and we can only take 50 this year. With both the…

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February 2017

The 2017 Battle of Cape St Vincent Lecture and Buffet Luncheon

February 17 @ 12:30 - 16:00

  The 2017 Battle of Cape St Vincent Lecture and Buffet Luncheon From 12.30. Friday 17th February 2017. The Union Jack Club, London, SE1 8UJ El Tigre, the canon, the Spanish claim, responsible for Nelson losing his arm                                  …

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March 2017

Visit to ‘The Emma Exhibition’ at The National Maritime Museum

March 30 @ 14:00 - 17:00

I have an Invitation from Dr Colville, curator of ‘The Emma Exhibition’  at The National Maritime Museum.  He would like to accompany a small group within the exhibition at 2.30 pm on Thursday March 30th 2017. It is a unique exhibition and we are very privileged to have this chance of seeing and hearing about…

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June 2017


June 7 @ 11:00 - 17:00

Good News - we've negotiated some extra spaces with Minterne House so keep the applications coming! (HOME OF ADMIRAL SIR HENRY DIGBY GCB – CAPTAIN OF HMS AFRICA AT TRAFALGAR)   The Society has arranged for a private visit by TNS members to Minterne House, home of the Digby family, on Wednesday 7th June 2017. …

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July 2017

The Nile Luncheon 2017

July 30

The Nile Luncheon will take place on Sunday, 30th July this year and will again be held at the Palace Hotel in Buxton.  There will be an opportunity to enjoy coffee/tea with fellow members and guests from 11 am, and then we shall adjourn to the Cavendish and Room for a three course lunch and…

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October 2017


October 15 @ 10:30 - 12:30

This year's Annual Seafarers' Service will take place at 10.30 am at Portsmouth Cathedral, Old Portsmouth on Sunday, 15th October.  This is a magnificent and colourful event and Nelson Society member, Jeanette Ryder, has been invited to lay a wreath at the Nelson statue at The Hard on behalf of The Nelson Society and the…

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