Forthcoming Events

3rd March 2017

10:30 a.m. for 11:00 a.m.

Royal Solent Yacht Club
The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NS


Robert Hooke Memorial Lunch

Past Events

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



11th November 2016

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

Freshwater Library

School Green Road

Freshwater

PO40 9AP

The Climate in Robert Hooke's Era

'The Little Ice  Age'

A recorded presentation by Professor Adam Scaife

Head of Long Range Forecasting

at the Meteorological Office

Light refreshments available

Retiring collection

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

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

Robert Hooke's  Nemesis"


A talk by  Paul Bingham

Retired NHS Director of Public Health for Isle of Wight


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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