News – Warwick no 2 club


A programme of speakers has been arranged until the next AGM as follows:

Wednesday 7th February 2024 – Ray Filby on his writing experiences.

Wednesday 6th March 2024 Club A.G.M.

Wednesday 10th April 2024 (Note date due to Easter) My visit to Nepal with the Gurkas

Wednesday 1st May 2024 – David Morse – The Home Guard in WW2.

Wednesday 5th June 2024 Dennis Crips on ‘Chaos’.

Wednesday 3rd July 2024 – Tour of Hill Close Gardens plus Buffet Lunch – partners invited.

Wednesday 7th August 2024 – Antoine Mitchell – a morning of music and chat AT ST NICHOLAS CHURCH WARWICK.

Wednesday 4th September 2024 – Aaron Manning on Warwick History Festival.

Wednesday 5th October 2024 – TBA.

Wednesday 6th November 2024 – Alan Rogers on ‘A policeman’s lot’.

Wednesday 4th December 2024 – Eddie Smallwood on ‘Richard 111: What if he had won at Bosworth?

Wednesday 8th January 2025 – TBA.

Wednesday 5th February 2025 – TBA.

5th March 2025 – AGM.


The 2024 AGM was held on 6th March at Hill Close Gardens.  After the chairman’s report of the past year in which he thanked the committee for their work and noted that four new members had joined, the treasurer presented the annual accounts, and the list of speakers for the year was circulated.  It was also reported that the club had raised £500 for the Mary Ward at Warwick Hospital. The Chairman, Brian Perkins and the Vice-chairman Jonathan Forbes (whose photo follows) were re-elected for a further year, and the 2023 committee being willing to stand, were re-elected en bloc.