42nd AGM is at 7:45 p.m. on Tueday 2nd December, 2014 in the Stable Barn of the former Kings Arms
1st December, 2014


  1. Chair: Welcome;

    Health and Safety information;

    (Only paid up members are entitled to vote)

  2. Apologies for Absence
  3. Minutes of the previous AGM and Matters Arising from these
  4. Treasurer: Annual Report
  5. Chairman; Annual Report
  6. Chairman announcing that she is standing down

  7. Election of Chairman:

    nomination by R.G. Pam Syrett

  8. New Chairman

    Address by new chair

    Vote of Thanks to retiring Chairman Valerie Alasia, Lecture Secretary Martin Cresswell

  9. Election of Treasurer:

    nomination by H.F. Peter Anderson

  10. Election of hon. Secretary:

    no nomination

  11. Election of Committee


    • John Whiting (currently co-opted);
    • Ruth Gibson (retiring hon. secretary)
    • Current nenbers offering themselves for re-election: Graham Jones, Viv Greenwood, Cynthia Robinson, Tony Lynch
  12. A.O.B
  13. -------------------BREAK FOR DRINKS AND MINCE PIES -----------------------

  14. Ten-minute members’ presentations :
    • Major Paul Smyth MBE on Army Uniform;
    • John Cave on WWI
    • Viv Greenwood on Humphrey Gainsborough;
    • Ruth Gibson on Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace in Split/Croatia