Henley Probus Club: Badgemore Park 2022 Photo copyright Nigel Balchin

Welcome to the Men’s Probus Club of Henley-on-Thames

Henley Men’s Probus Club members meet at Badgemore Park on the second Tuesday of each month.

Meetings start with an informal gathering of members (plus visitors) for conversation and coffee/tea from 10:45, with the formal meeting commencing at 11:30, followed by a guest speaker and lunch.

If you wish to learn more or join our club, please navigate to the “About Us” and “Contact Us” pages on this website.

Planned Meetings

  • Breakfast@Badgemore: Mike Spong invites all members to join him at the next informal Breakfast jamboree on Tuesday 30th of January – meet around 9.15am for coffee and then choose your favourite breakfast items while the conversation proceeds.

  • February: Roger Roberts will talk on “Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft”.

  • March: Jackie Lucas “Lasting Powers of Attorney”.
  • April: Professor Dan Remenyi “Getting Useful Results from AI-Chatbots”
  • May: Club A.G.M. with short talks by New Members.

Previous Meetings

  • January 2024

    Swan Upping @ Henley Men's Probus Club in January 2024. Photo copyright Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 493rd meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on Tuesday, 9th January 2024. The Chairman bid everyone best wishes for 2024 and then welcomed 3 visitors to the meeting. The Treasurer updated the members on the Club’s finances at end 2023. This was followed by updates on the forthcoming Social events…

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  • November 2023

    Graham Twemlow @ Henley Men's Probus Club in October 2023. Photo copyright Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 491st meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on Tuesday, 14th November 2023. This month’s guest speaker was Graham Twemlow, a decorative arts historian who presented a talk entitled “Your Country Needs You – Propaganda Posters of WWI and WWII”. Graham’s extensive materials presented many of the colourful posters used during…

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  • October 2023

    Graham Horn @ Henley Men's Probus Club in October 2023. Photo copyright Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 490th meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on Tuesday, 10th October 2023. This month’s guest speaker was Graham Horn who presented a talk on the Kennet & Avon Canal, which included some period photos that illustrated the decay and poor condition of the canal, when the restoration work commenced. He explained…

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  • September 2023

    Martin Beek @ Henley Men's Probus Club in September 2023. Photo copyright Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 489th meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on Tuesday, 12 September 2023. The chairman briefed the club on the social events that were in the planning stage to include an outing to the Mill at Sonning in January and a visit to the Medical History Museum at the Royal Berkshire…

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  • August 2023

    Mike Willoughby @HenleyMensProbus Club in August 2023. Photo copyright Mike Willoughby / Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 488th Meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on August 8, 2023. The Chairman and Treasurer summarised the current status of the club membership and the financial and charity status. This month’s guest speaker was Mike Willoughby who talked about “Remembering the Men of Henley-on-Thames who died in two World Wars”.…

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  • June 2023

    Mike Payne @HenleyMensProbus Club in May 2023. Photo copyright Henley Men's Probus Club.

    The 486th Meeting of Henley Men’s Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on June 13th, 2023. This month’s guest speaker was Mike Payne who spoke about ‘A History of the Pinewood Studios’. The studio is located near Denham in Bucks, and was built in the former gardens of Hetherden Hall, but now extended well…

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