The Robert Hooke Society  Freshwater, 	Isle of Wight

Forthcoming Events

Past Events

 Friday 17th November 2017

7:00pm for 7:30pm start


in The Wesley Hall

at Freshwater Methodist Church,

Brookside Road, Freshwater, PO40 9ER

Light refreshments available

Non-members £3 donation


Dr Paul Bingham

will give a talk entitled

 

'Robert Hooke: Father of Observational Meteorology, The First Citizen Science?'


30th September 2016

7:00 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.


Wesley Hall,

Freshwater Methodist Church.

Brookside Road,

Freshwater,

PO40 9ER.

"Isaac Newton  

The Case for Hooke's  Nemesis"


A talk by  Paul Bingham

21st October 2016

11:00 a.m.

Fort Victoria Country Park

Westhill Lane

Norton

PO41 0RR

"The Robert Hooke Trail"

A guided walk around

the trail plaques

9 Miles

Break for lunch at Freshwater Bay

27th January 2017

7:00 p.m. for 7:30 p.m..

Wesley Hall,

Freshwater Methodist Church.

Brookside Road,

Freshwater,

PO40 9ER.

The Annual  General Meeting


followed by


"The Golden Age of English Clock Making"


A talk by Mike Blandford



18th July to 26th July 2016

various times

Various locations around

West Wight

Robert Hooke Festival

culminating in an  unveiling of a new plaque on the Hooke Memorial on Hooke Hill

20th May 2016

7:00 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.

Wesley Hall,

Freshwater Methodist Church.

Brookside Road,

Freshwater,

PO40 9ER.

"SKY HOOKES & SPACE SPRINGS"


A Talk by Brian Scott


13th May 2016

11:00 a.m.


Fort Victoria Country Park

Westhill Lane

Norton

PO41 0RR

"The Robert Hooke Trail"

A guided walk around

the trail plaques

9 Miles

Break for lunch at Freshwater Bay

6th May 2016

11:00 a.m.

Fort Victoria Country Park

Westhill Lane

Norton

PO41 0RR

"The Robert Hooke Trail"

A guided walk around the trail plaques

9 Miles

Break for lunch at Freshwater Bay

4th  March 2016

10:00 a.m. for 10:30 a.m.

HF House,

Freshwater Bay

PO40 9RA


"Hooke's London"

by

Nick Minns

Followed by the

Memorial Lunch

29th January 2016

7:00 for 7:30 p.m.

Wesley Hall,

Freshwater Methodist Church.

Brookside Road,

Freshwater,

PO40 9ER.

Annual General Meeting

and

Election of Society Officers for 2016 followed by

"The Island in Hooke's Time"

by

John Medland

7:00 for 7:30 p.m.

Friday

20th November 2015

Totland Hall,

 The Broadway

Totland

PO39 0BL

Hookes Measuring the Universe

with talk with demonstration

7:00 for 7:30 p.m.

18th September 2015

Totland Hall,

 The Broadway

Totland

PO39 0BL

Hookes Law of Springs

with a demonstration of how springs are made

7:00 p.m.

Monday 8th June 2015

Shanklin Conservative Club

6, Palmerston Road.

Shanklin.

 PO37 6AU.

Cafe Scientifique

A demonstration of Prince Rupert's Drops


11:00 a.m.

Friday 8th May 2015


Fort Victoria,

Westhill Lane.

Yarmouth,

PO41 0RR

The Robert Hooke Trail

A picturesque ramble through fields and along paths which may have been trodden by Robert Hooke in his youth

11:00 a.m.

Friday 15th May 2015

Fort Victoria,

Westhill Lane.

Yarmouth,

PO41 0RR

The Robert Hooke Trail

A picturesque ramble through fields and along paths which may have been trodden by Robert Hooke in his youth

7:00 for 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 30th April 2015

The Memorial Hall,

Avenue Road,

Freshwater

PO40 9UU

Talk by Dr. Allan Chapman

from

 the Faculty of Modern History, Oxford

will give a talk

to celebrate

the 350th anniversary of the publication of Robert Hooke's Micrographia

This is an open meeting, non-members welcome

Donation of £3 is requested to defray the costs of speaker's expenses and venue hire


10:00 for 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Freshwater Bay House,

 Freshwater Bay,

 Isle of Wight,

 PO40 9RB.

Memorial Lunch

and a talk by David Smith “Early Quartz Time Pieces”

7:00 p.m.

Friday

23rd January 2015

Wesley Hall,

Freshwater Methodist Church.

Brookside Road,

Freshwater,

PO40 9ER

Annual General Meeting

followed by a presentation on Prince Rupert’s Drops by

7:00 p.m.

14th November 2014

The Memorial Hall Bar,

The Memorial Hall,

Avenue Road,

Freshwater

PO40 9UU

"A Deeper Look at Hooke"

 an exploration

of

Freshwater's Hero.





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