Henley Probus Club: Previous Meetings Photo copyright Nigel Balchin

Previous Meetings

  • June 2024

    June 2024

    Chairman Tony Brown welcomed club members to the 498th meeting of Henley Men’s Probus Club and briefed us on the plans for the celebration of our 500th meeting in August. This month’s guest speaker, Luke S Degan, gave a very interesting and enlightening illustrated talk on the East India Company – The Greatest Organisation. Luke…

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  • May 2024 AGM

    May 2024 AGM

    The meeting in May 2024 was the 497th meeting of Henley Men’s PROBUS Club and was its 44th Annual General Meeting. The Chairman opened the meeting and welcomed everyone to the AGM. Peter Stone thanked the committee for all their support through the year, including Viv Emerson for taking on the role of speaker secretary,…

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  • April 2024

    April 2024

    The 496th meeting of Henley Men’s Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park Golf Club on Tuesday 9th March2024. The Chairman opened the 496th Henley Probus meeting and welcomed our newest member, Geoff Spurrier, to the club and then he introduced our guest speaker , newest member, Geoff Spurrier, to the club. The Chairman then…

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  • March 2024

    March 2024

    The 495th meeting of the Club was held at Badgemore Park Golf Club on Tuesday 12th March2024. The Chairman introduced 1 new member to the Club; the Chairman also confirmed that arrangements have now been finalised for the Club’s 500th meeting on August 13th and this will be held at the Henley business School, Greenlands.…

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  • February 2024

    February 2024

    The 494th meeting of the Club was held at Badgemore Park Golf Club on Tuesday 13th February 2024. The Chairman introduced 1 new member to the Club and welcomed 2 visitors to the meeting; the Chairman also confirmed that arrangements have now been finalised for the Club’s 500th meeting in August. The Treasurer updated the…

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  • January 2024

    January 2024

    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

    November 2023

    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

    October 2023

    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

    September 2023

    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

    August 2023

    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

    June 2023

    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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  • May 2023 AGM

    May 2023 AGM

    The 43rd Annual General Meeting and the 485th Meeting of Henley Probus Club was held at Badgemore Park on May 9, 2023. The Chairman circulated his annual report and emphasised that, as we move forward, a key issue for the incoming Chairman and his committee. would be to fill the vacant positions of Vice Chairman…

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