Newmarket

Club contact: probusnewmarket@outlook.com

Chairman:   John Kiteley

Meetings are held in the Masonic Hall fortnightly at 10.00 for 10.30am 

 

Club History

In 1975 two Rotarians, Eric Simpson and Hector Benson, set about establishing a local Probus Club. An inaugural meeting of the Probus Club of Newmarket was held at the White Hart Hotel on 16th July 1975 – 15 members attended. Currently the club has about 45 members

 

Hello to all our members.

 

2021

Meetings postponed due Covid

1st Sept        Mike Petty – “Cambridge History”

15th Sept.    Charles Garland  – “Dads Army – The Nations Favourite Comedy

6th Oct         Lunch at Hall

13th Oct.      David Caulfield  –  “Semi-Professional in the 60’s”

27th Oct,      Karl Smith  –  “The Suffolk Murders”

10th Nov.      Steve Teverson –  ” Schaben Redoubt – The Cambs Regiment WW1″

24th Nov.      Peter Cresswell – “Working to Entertain You” (late change to program)

1st Dec.        Christmas Lunch

15th Dec.      Christmas Buffet

 

2022 

Jan 5th         Jason Middleton“Gemstones”

Jan 19th        Kevin Boardman – “Sioux Indians of the Plains”.

Feb 2nd.        Paul Wesley – “Suffolk Search & Rescue”

Feb 16th.      Alistair Tulloch (Member) ‘ A Claas of Their Own’

March 2nd.     EGM 

March 16th.    Lunch at Masonic Hall (only – no talk)

April 6th.       Wendy Smith – “Wimbledon Line Judge”

April 20th      Sophie Newton CWGC ‘Gardening the World’

May 4th         Paul Hadfield ‘Underwater World’

May 18th       Bobby Jackson ‘Thoroughbred Sales’ TBC

June 1st       Platinum Celebration and Lunch – Masonic Hall

June 15th     Dr Reg Nicholls ‘Coprolite & Clunch’

July 6th       Pip Wright ‘Touring Suffolk with Bus Pass’

July 20th      Outside Visit TBC

August         No Meetings

Sept 7th       Sally Dearman ‘ From Killer to Working Mum’

Sept 21st      AGM

Oct 5th         Steven Beach ‘The Felons of Newmarket’

Oct 19th        “The Herveys of Ickworth”

Nov 2nd       James Vause ‘ Economics of Nature’

 

 

Ideas for Outings:   

Visit to Duxford

Wyton Heritage Centre and lunch at Dolphin, St Ives

Boat outing Wicken Fen

Boat Trip from Sudbury on River Stour