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

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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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DR NICK SLOPE – AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

I HAVE JUST RECEIVED THE DEVASTATING NEWS OF THE SUDDEN AND TOTALLY UNEXPECTED DEATH OF OUR HISTORIAN AND ASSISTANT EDITOR, DR NICK SLOPE. MY HEARTFELT SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO NICK’S FAMILY AND HIS MULTITUDE OF FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES ALL OVER THE WORLD AND IN SO MANY DIFFERENT SPHERES OF ACTIVITY. HE WAS VERY MUCH […]

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The Nelson Society, Trafalgar Dinner, HMS Nelson. Saturday 15th October, 2016

The 2016 Nelson Society Trafalgar Dinner took place in the magnificent Wardroom of HMS Nelson.

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Nelson Down Under

Why not visit the Nelson Society of Australia website?

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Fire and Phoenix

Members may be interested in the following:

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Nelson Mass 19 November

Members may be interested in this performance of the Nelson Mass in Worcester Cathedral which has been brought to our attention:

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