NEWCOMEN SOCIETY (WESTERN BRANCH)

Programme for 2019/20
BIAS members are invited to meetings of the Western Branch of the Newcomen Society. These are now held in BAWA, Southmead Road, Bristol at 7:30 p.m.
For details of the programme, contact Dr Bryan Lawton 01793 762697. Due to coronavirus, all events from March have been postponed

  • 17 Oct 2019, Rod Dowling, “James Watt and Joseph Fry Letters, Three Steam Engines, and an Alkali Works”.
  • 21 Nov 2019, Fred Starr, “Concorde, an alternative view”.
  • 16 Jan 2020, Joint meeting with BIAS at BAWA. Speakers to be advised.
  • 20 Feb 2020, Nicholas Booth, “The Brunel Institute and Library”.
  • 19 Mar 2020, Rob Everett “Transport without Petrol: A Pictorial History”.
  • 16 Apr 2020, Brian Davies, “Colliery Winding Engines of South Wales.
  • 21 May 2020, David Perrett, “Henry Ford’s Holiday in 1928”.