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October 2015

The Nelson Society Isle of Man trip

01/10/2015 - 03/10/2015

THE EMPRESS HOTEL Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA. 01624 661155  www.theempresshotel.net    Email: reservations@theempresshotel.net   The Nelson Society Isle of Man trip: Thursday-Saturday, 1-3 October 2015 Please book soonest if you would like to attend as places are limited and please email chairman@nelson-society.com or phone Amanda on 020 7631 2002 and confirm your…

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‘In Nelson’s Wake: The Royal Navy and the Napoleonic Wars’

20/10/2015 @ 18:30 - 20:00

Tuesday, 20 October, 2015. 18.30 - 20.00 The National Maritime Museum. Ground Floor lecture Theatre. The NMM is staging this event to launch the new book ‘In Nelson’s Wake: The Royal Navy and the Napoleonic Wars’ which will include a lecture by its author, Dr James Davey, Curator of Naval History at the NMM.  …

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2015 Salisbury Trafalgar Weekend and Annual General Meeting 23-25 October

23/10/2015 - 25/10/2015

  Salisbury Cathedral and the Close where Nelson’s wife, Fanny Nisbet, lived 1780-1782 This ‘Not to be Missed’ Weekend Includes: Visit to the Nile Clumps.  These beech copses, neighbouring Stonehenge, were planted by the Duke of Queensbury (old Q), reputedly at the behest of Emma Hamilton, to represent the position of the French and British…

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Places Still Available – Trafalgar Weekend 2015 Visit to The Nile Clumps

23/10/2015 @ 12:00 - 17:00

We have organised a visit to The Nile Clumps on Friday October 23rd to start the 2015 AGM Weekend in Salisbury.  We will meet at The Solstice Park Holiday Inn, Amesbury, SP4 7SQ, at 12.00 pm.  There will be a set two course luncheon (Char grilled chicken, or vegetarian stuffed mushroom risotto, plus dessert) incl…

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November 2015

PICKLE NIGHT DINNER, PORTSMOUTH 2015

01/11/2015 @ 19:00 - 23:00

For your diaries: Pickle Night in Portsmouth will take place on Sunday, 1st November 2015.   If you haven't attended before here is a report on last year's Pickle Night: PICKLE NIGHT DINNER, PORTSMOUTH 2014 Ray Aldis The 3rd annual Pickle Night was held on the 2nd November at The Dolphin public house in the heart…

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January 2016

THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON

10/01/2016 @ 11:00 - 17:00

Please note that The Immortal Memory is almost full.  Please email or ring Genevieve before sending form and cheque.     HAYDN’S NELSON MASS in The Old Royal Naval College  Greenwich at 11am Sunday January 10th 2016 at 11 am  THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON will be given by Admiral Lord West of Spithead…

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The Nelson Society Visit to Pepys Exhibition January 11th 2016

11/01/2016 @ 10:00 - 17:00

  The Nelson Society are invited to visit the new Pepys Exhibition on Monday January 11th 2016 at The Royal Museum, Greenwich We will meet in The Samy Ofer Café for morning coffee from 10.00 am – close by is a cloakroom where one may leave coats, bags etc We will just before 11 am…

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February 2016

The Battle of Cape St Vincent Lecture and Buffet Luncheon

12/02/2016 @ 12:30 - 16:05

‘NELSON IN NAPLES’: The 2016 Battle of Cape St Vincent Lecture and Buffet Luncheon From 12.30. Friday 12th February 2016. The Union Jack Club, London, SE1 8UJ To commemorate Nelson’s first great victory in 1797 off Portugal’s Cape St Vincent, The Nelson Society is returning to The Union Jack Club for this always popular fixture…

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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

LASKARIDIS NELSON LETTER COLLECTION

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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