Last year The Nelson Society, with Bath World Heritage, introduced the hugely successful ‘Nelson Trail’, a walk around Bath hi-lighting the people and places connected with Admiral Lord Nelson during his many stays in the City. Now, to further support the Trail, the Nelson Society has published a new guide book ‘Bath and Admiral […]
Members may be interested in The Nelson Garden Party in Monmouth. The Nelson Garden Team has done a great job in returning it to be very close to how it was when Nelson and the Hamiltons visited.
Please note that this is not an event organised by […]
The books listed below have come from Beryl Whipp a former long serving member of the Society.
Many of the books listed are second hand or indeed perhaps third hand with some in a very good condition, others only in a good/reasonable condition and a further group which are […]
The Society has received the following email which may be of interest to members:
“We are holding an anniversary dinner on 18 May 2019 and our after dinner speaker is royal historian and tv presenter talking on Emma, Lady Hamilton. We wondered if you would be able to circulate this to your members please. the […]
Peter Warwick 1949-2019
The Nelson Society is very sad to note the passing of the Chairman of the 1805 Club, Peter Warwick. Peter was an ebullient and enthusiastic Nelsonian and charismatic leader of the 1805 Club.
Peter’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 10th April at […]
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 […]
Copenhagen event 2019
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
Hushwing is a Norwich based acoustic band
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.
12th April 1958 – 18th January 2018
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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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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:
Members will be interested to read the article by The Nelson Dispatch Editor, Martyn Downer, published in the Daily Mail