16th November 2018

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks 2018/19

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We are arranging another really good season of Saturday evening events again this winter with something offered on most Saturday early evenings. Most events will be free of charge, unless stated otherwise and you do not need to be a member at Lasham to attend. Non-members are also most welcome. Some dates and talks might change and some are not yet fully arranged but listed below is the current situation. Updated lists will be issued as the season progresses.

Saturday talks will usually commence at 6pm and will be held in the Brown Elephant briefing room at Lasham. Although most of the events are free of charge it is customary that a silver collection is made at the end of each talk for the Lasham Trust or other deserving cause of the speaker’s choosing. Dinner will be available in the restaurant afterwards. Booking is advisable at thegoldenglider@outlook.com. Or 01256 384910. The bar is also available to members and visitors at all times.

Lasham Gliding Society’s address is Lasham Airfield, Avenue Road, Basingstoke, Hants, GU34 5SS. Telephone 01256 384900

All events are subject to short notice change so if you are travelling a long way please check first to verify that it is still taking place.

Saturday 1st Dec – 16:00 Lasham Gliding Society SGM followed at approx 18:00 by a screening of “Airborne” the movie by young film maker Joanna Beard. The SGM will be for members only but members and visitors will be most welcome to attend the screening of Joey’s film that focusses on the early days in the flying career of a young girl at Nympsfield.

Saturday 8th Dec – A talk by Captain John Mankerty RN (Retd) on the collision between HMS Swiftsure and HMS Diamond in 1953.

Saturday 15h Dec – Lasham’s traditional Christmas dining in night. Members and guests are welcome. This will be a ticketed event and bookings will be taken by the Golden Glider nearer the time.

Saturday 22nd & 29th Dec – No Lasham event will be organised.

Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Traditional New Years Day Charity “Fun” Run/Walk/Stagger/swagger around the peri track. Arranged by Marjorie Hobby.

Meet at the Clubhouse for an 11:00 AM start.

[Please note that this message is not posted on behalf of Bentworth Parish Council and does not necessarily reflect the Parish Council’s policy]

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