Coventry and Warwickshire Retired Engineers

Membership is free to all in the Coventry and Warwickshire local area.

We meet about five times each year on the third Thursday of the month.

10:30am. for the presentation at 11am.

at Dunchurch Village Hall, Rugby Road, near Rugby, CV22 6PN.

Light lunch at 12:30pm for a small cost.

Because we are sponsored by IMechE and IET all events are open to all comers.

Please contact us at enquiries@retiredengineers.net  

Lifts - Please email for a copy of people proving lifts.

Past Events

Future Events

To book please email enquiries@retiredengineers.net

Programme Leaflet

 

 

Thursday, May 9th. 2024 = Visit - Sherbourne Recycling, Sherbourne Resource Park,
255 London Road, Coventry, CV3 4AR

11am only.

Thursday, 16th. May, 2024 = The King's Secret War: George VI and MI5

Professor Richard J Aldrich, FRHistS, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

Wednesday, 1st. August, 2024 11am and 1-pm = Visit to Echills Wood Model Railway - Ideal for Grandparents and Grandchildren
Book Numbers, Names, Email, Mobile, Car Reg and Nationality Please With Preferred Time

Thursday, 17th. October, 2024 = The Long Silence Falls – Dr. John Moyle
The History of Maritime Communications until 2000

Thursday, 21st. November, 2024 = The Antikithera Device – Steve Phillips
The Antikythera mechanism is an Ancient Greek hand-powered model of the Solar System described as the oldest known example
of an analogue computer used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses decades in advance.
Steve Phillips will describe its use and also has a working model

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Thursday, 16th. January, 2024 = Visit to National Grid Control Centre

10:30am and 1pm
Book Numbers, Names, Email, Mobile, Car Reg and Nationality Please With Preferred Time
A room with many computers

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Thursday 20th. February, 2025, The History Of The Land Speed Record

Willy Goldschmidt, BSc. MSc.

39mph in 1898             763mph in 1997

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Thursday 20th. March, 2025, Aircraft Carriers, from their earliest beginnings to the present day.
Dr Andrew Syson, Retired University Lecturer.
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Thursday 17th. April, 2025 = Visit The MTC – Callum Barker
11am and 1pm – Maximum Numbers 12 per visit
Book Numbers, Names, Email, Mobile, Car Reg and Nationality Please With Preferred Time

Thursday 15th. May, 2025 = Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Dr Felix Hovsepian, Retired (University of Warwick)

 

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Dunchurch Village Hall