Lecture Programme :
All lectures are held during our monthly meetings at our Kents Hill Community Centre venue (see the 'Contact Us' page for full details).
Doors open at 19.30 for a 20.00 start.
12th December 2023
'Attack on the Sorpe Dam'
A special showing of the film commissioned by The International Bomber Command Centre
9th January 2024
Anthony Inglis Howard-Williams - '100 Years of RAF Family History'
Anthony Inglis Howard-Williams is a renowned musical conductor, and tonight gives a presentation on his incredible family flying history. This includes a grandfather who was head of RAF Intelligence during WW2, and another who was involved in the battles of the Somme and Passchendaele in WW1. His great uncle was instrumental in the ‘little ships’ rescue at Dunkirk, and his father flew with ‘Cat’s Eye’s’ Cunningham’s squadron. His son is currently a serving RAF Officer
13th February 2024
Mike Napier - Tornado
Details to follow
12th March 2024
MKAS AGM & Photographic Competition
9th April 2024
Tony Rich - 'Unofficially Approved' - The Ministry of Aviation and the Forgotten War Artists of the Second World War
Historian Tony Rich’s research has been focussed around artists’ agents, ‘War Artists and Illustrators Ltd’. These agents represented artists including Frank Wootton, Terence Cuneo, Ron Jobson, William Krogman and many others. From the onset of the war, they had a close working relationship with the Ministry of Information Studio and it is these artists; their pre-war backgrounds; wartime work and their subsequent post war careers that have been his focus