HMS Invincible Excavation

HMS Invincible was a 74 gun, third rate ship of the line originally captured from the French in 1747.  She sank off Portsmouth on 1758.

An article on the planned excavation of HMS Invincible appeared in the Dispatch Volume 12, Part 12, Autumn 2017 and an update on the progress of the excavation subsequently was […]

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The Astonishing True Story of Lord Nelson’s Coffin

New TNS Publication: The Astonishing True Story of Lord Nelson’s Coffin
For those eagle eyed members who noted the announcement in the last Nelson Dispatch of its eminent publication The Nelson Society is now pleased to offer on sale “The Astonishing True Story of Lord Nelson’s Coffin”.   A very original and […]

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  • Copenhagen event 2019

Copenhagen event 2019 – Correction

A mistake was made in the publishing of a notice for this event in the last TND on page 135.   The heading of the notice had the date 16 April while the text had the correct date of 1 April.  Please consult The Nelson Dispatch for further details or click here Copenhagen 2019

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  • Hushwing is a Norwich based acoustic band

Hushwing and friends – a toast will be drunk to ‘The Immortal Memory’

Members may be interested in the following event which has been brought to our attention.

Hushwing is a Norwich based acoustic band playing only Norfolk found tunes, and we glory in being so! Sorry it’s rather late but we had to await confirmation from the pub, but now the lines are formed let’s get to […]

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The Battle of Cape St Vincent Lecture and Buffet Luncheon Friday 15th February 2019.

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The Nelson Dispatch Archive

The Nelson Society is pleased to announce that all past issues of The Nelson Dispatch have been digitised and are now available to members to view on line.  You can find out more about the archive and how to gain access by clicking on the link Using The Nelson Dispatch On-line Archive

If […]

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‘Nelson Mass’, Tuesday 6th March 2018, 7.30pm, Royal Festival Hall

Members may be interested in the following details of The Bach Choir performance of the Nelson Mass.

The Bach Choir performs ‘Nelson Mass’, Tuesday 6th March 2018, 7.30pm, Royal Festival Hall
Join The Bach Choir, as we present Haydn’s: Nelson Mass and other works connected by a common theme: The pathway to salvation. The choir is […]

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Alex Naylor

Members will be saddened to hear of the passing of Alex Naylor, a good friend to the Society.  A full obituary  will appear in THE NELSON DISPATCH.

Alex Naylor

12th April 1958 – 18th January 2018

 

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Nelson’s Chelengk – a Talk at The Goldsmiths’ Company

Members may be interested in a talk arranged by the Goldsmiths’ Company to be given at Goldsmiths’ Hall

5 March, 2018 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  £15

 

 

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Admiral Lord Nelson’s facial scarring and missing eyebrow

There have been several articles in the press recently concerning the discovery of a ‘lost’ painting of Admiral Lord Nelson.  If you missed it here is a link to the story in The Daily Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/11/discovery-lost-painting-reveals-admiral-lord-nelsons-facial/

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Curse of Nelson’s diamonds

Members will be interested to read the article by The Nelson Dispatch Editor, Martyn Downer, published in the Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5075787/Curse-Nelson-s-diamonds.html

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  • Members may be interested in the Marylebone Festival details below:

Haydn’s Nelson Mass at The Marylebone Festival 22 July 2017

Members may be interested in the Marylebone Festival details below:

 

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Emma at the NMM

Full details from the National Maritime Museum click here

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Emma at NMM and Tall Ships

A message from Genevieve "(1) The

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The Tall Ships

Members may be interested in the following:

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The world’s greatest love story?

From The Royal Museum Greenwich "The world's greatest love story?

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350TH ANNIVERSARY OF DUTCH ATTACK ON CHATHAM

Dr Ann Coats FRHistS, Naval Dockyards Society Chair MAJOR CONFERENCE

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Gerry Pearse

I am very sadden to have to inform you of the death of Nelson Society member Gerry Pearse on 28th December.

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