The Robert Hooke Society  Freshwater, 	Isle of Wight

Forthcoming Events

Past Events

Friday 19th January 2018

7:00pm for 7:30 pm start



at

The Wesley Hall, Freshwater Methodist Church, Brookside Road, Freshwater, PO40 9ER

Non-members welcome  Light refreshments available

Your opportunity to join our Society


Annual General Meeting

followed by:

“The Phenomena of Vibrating Plates”

a presentation by Brian Scott

and

“The Equation of Time”

a presentation by Mike Blandford


 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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Saturday 3 March 2018

11:00 a.m.

Lunch 1:00 p.m.



at

The Royal Solent Yacht Club

Yarmouth


Presentation (details later)

followed by

Memorial Lunch



Lunch menu

Main course

Isle of Wight local Welsh Dragon Sausages with creamed potato and rich onion gravy

or

Sea Bream fillets with a Mediterranean tomato and basil sauce

or

Vegetarian option - Italian bean casserole with herbed cous cous

Desert

Fresh fruit pavlova

or

Apple and strawberry crumble and custard

coffee or tea

Cost including coffee or tea £20

if you wish to attend this meeting please send details of your menu choice and a cheque to

 Mike Blandford, Queens House, Queens Road, Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9EP

Cheque's should be made payable to 'The Robert Hooke Society, Freshwater