Founded 1876

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

President
Mike Gibson
Secretary
CT Sampson

Previous meetings

General section meetings

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Section
Date
Where*
Details
General
Thu, 12 Oct 2017, 14:30
HR
geoff stone nature photography
Some short audio visual presentations by wildlife and landscape photographer Geoff Stone on a selection of varied and diverse natural history themes.
General
Thu, 14 Sep 2017, 14:30
HR
euston to northampton
The journey as seen from the train drivers cab - with commentary and points of interest along the way by section president and rail enthusiast Patrick Rawlinson
General
Thu, 10 Aug 2017, 14:30
HR
rosslyn chapel
The history and restoration of mysterious and magical Rosslyn Chapel. The ornate stonework carvings have been the source of many intriguing theories, myths and legends.
General
Thu, 13 Jul 2017, 14:30
HR
amy, wonderful amy
Postponed from January - an audio-visual presentation by Roy Smart on the remarkable story of popular aviation pioneer Amy Johnson - describing the triumphs and disasters of her aviation career - and her mysterious disappearance while on air force duty during the war.
General
Thu, 08 Jun 2017, 14:30
HR
the cutty sark
The remarkable story of one of the last sailing clippers built for the China tea trade. A tale of record-breaking voyages, money, murder, mutiny and sad decline .. with her eventual rediscovery, tragic fire damage and restoration at Greenwich where it can now be seen in its full glory.
General
Thu, 11 May 2017, 14:30
HR
the enigma of elgarís microscope
It is not widely appreciated that the eminent composer Sir Edward Elgar was an amateur scientist and microscopist of some distinction. An illustrated audio-visual presentation by Mike Gibson about the man, his music and his microscopes.
General
Thu, 13 Apr 2017, 14:30
HR
railway journeys in the 50s
Nonstop from Kings Cross to Edinburgh by Steam Loco .. Cyclists excursion train from Euston to explore the Northants countryside .. School party train journey to see the sights of London in the 1950s.
General
Thu, 09 Mar 2017, 14:30
HR
childhood in the 1950s
A nostalgic presentation and display by Polly Feeley of music and memories from a 1950s childhood.
General
Thu, 09 Feb 2017, 14:30
HR
messages in a bottle
A presentation and display by Mark Simmonds on his extensive and unusual collection of Victorian bottles - ink bottles in particular - with plenty of examples on show for examination.
General
Thu, 12 Jan 2017, 14:30
HR
amy, wonderful amy
by Roy Smart. Roy presents the remarkable story of popular aviation pioneer Amy Johnson - describing the triumphs and disasters of her aviation career - and her mysterious disappearance while on air force duty during the war.
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