Previous Events

  • 25 October 2012
    The 77th Annual London Luncheon, organised by Fellow Tina Steele and supported by Fellows Paul Barrett and Peter Lewis-Jones, was held in the Carisbrooke Hall and was attended by 114 Fellows and their Guests. Our guest speaker was Sir Nick Scheele who was accompanied by his wife Lady Ros Scheele. Before retirement Nick was the President of Ford Automotive Operations, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of Ford Motor Company and he entertained everyone with stories of his many years in the motor industry and some hair-raising experiences.
  • 27 September 2012
    55 Fellows and their Guests visited Jaguar Cars manufacturing plant at Castle Bromwich on Thursday 27th September 2012, organised by Fellow Peter Lewis-Jones, where they were welcomed by Peter Leake, the UK Training Manager for Jaguar who gave a brief insight into Jaguar Cars before splitting up into groups to commence a fascinating tour of the XJ manufacturing plant.
  • 5 September 2012
    Thanks to Bob Morris who acted as the host for the luncheon attended by 19 Fellows and guests at the Hallmark Hotel. Following an excellent and enjoyable lunch, our President, Tony Ball, then entertained everyone with his customary wit and humour. The luncheon finished with our usual raffle, organised by Margaret Timms and Tina Steele, which raised a very creditable £190.
  • 20 June 2012
    27 Fellows and Guests attended the annual luncheon, organised by Fellow Tony Ham, with plenty of laughs and increased numbers meant a larger room but we were still able to retain the open square format. With a raffle and a picture auction £380 was raised for BEN plus one new member signed up.
  • 13 June 2012
    49 Fellows and guests visited the Morgan Motor Company, organised by Fellow Peter Lewis-Jones, on Wednesday 13th June 2012. Morgan’s Company Archivist, Martyn Webb, greeted everyone and provided some initial background on the company before commencing a fascinating tour through the factory.
  • 23 May 2012
    The Thames Valley Luncheon, organised by Fellow David Jordan, was held at the normal Oxford venue with 62 Fellows and Guests attending. Hon Secretary, Clive Timms, deputising for our President and Chairman and gave the Toast to The Fellowship and Guests. Our Honoured Guest, Colin Dexter OBE, responded with 40 minutes of humour based on his early school days prior to going to Cambridge University. The traditional raffle enabled a total of £552 to be included in our general account for eventual hand-over to BEN at our London Luncheon