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Scottish Branch Lecture
5 March 2015
United Kingdom

Scottish Branch Lecture - "Bringing a barn-find bike to life"

From 1996 until the time the Beagle 2 landed on Mars, guest speaker Martin Shelley was an Assistant Director of the British National Space Centre (the Government space agency).  Martin has since given a number of talks on the restoration of various vintage cars and motorcycles, which he undertakes in his own workshop at home.  The subject of this lecture will be his 1925 OEC motorbike, which he hopes to bring to the session.

Venue:  Lower 4 Conference Room, Rolls-Royce East Kilbride, Scotland (Sat Nav:  G74 4QX)

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention: Janice Thomson

Start: 18:00 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Bristol Branch President's Evening
16 March 2015
United Kingdom

Bristol Branch - President’s Evening & Lecture

Ric Parker, Director of Engineering & Technology, Rolls-Royce plc, gives a talk on "Gas Turbine Development: Evolution or Revolution?".

Venue:  BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton,Bristol, BS34 7RF

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention: Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Derby & Hucknall Branch - AGM
18 March 2015
United Kingdom

Derby & Hucknall Branch AGM - MEMBERS ONLY

Followed by a Lecture on the "History & Future of the Aeropark".  Graham Vale, Chairman of the Volunteers Association talks about the Aeropark, which is located at East Midlands Airport, and the Association's restoration work.

Venue:  Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention: Oliver Gerg 

Start: 17:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Coventry Branch AGM
13 April 2015
United Kingdom

Coventry Branch Annual General Meeting

Members only

Start: 19:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Bristol Branch AGM
20 April 2015
United Kingdom

Bristol Branch Annual General Meeting - MEMBERS ONLY

Followed by videos from the RR heritage Trust Bristol Branch collection. 

Venue:  BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF.

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Derby & Hucknall Branch President's Evening
29 April 2015
United Kingdom

Derby & Hucknall Branch President's Evening - REGISTERED EVENT

The title of this year's President's Evening lecture is "The Role of a Rolls-Royce Test Pilot".  Phil O'Dell, Rolls-Royce's Chief Test Pilot and Head of Flying, talks about his experiences in aviation, working for Rolls-Royce and his role in flying the Rolls-Royce Spitfire. 

Venue:  Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD

To register your place e-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Scottish Branch AGM
7 May 2015
United Kingdom

Scottish Branch Annual General Meeting - MEMBERS ONLY

Followed by DVDs from the RR Heritage Trust Scottish Branch collection.

Venue:  Lower 4 Conference Room, Rolls-Royce East Kilbride, Scotland.  Sat Nav: G74 4QX

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Janice Thomson

Start: 18:00 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Derby & Hucknall Branch Ray Dorey Memorial Lecture
17 June 2015
United Kingdom

"Holding the Dragon's Tail: Harnessing the Power of Fission" - Steve Curr, Chief Technologist - Core Nuclear at Rolls-Royce plc talks about the development on nuclear fission, and advancements in the industry.

Venue:  Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Cerntre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Derby and Hucknall Branch Roy Heathcote Lecture
30 September 2015
United Kingdom

Derby & Hucknall Branch Roy Heathcote Memorial Lecture - "Changing the Economics of Space: SSTL's approach to low cost satellite propulsion"

Oliver Lane, Propulsion Team Leader at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), a company who are part of the Airbus Defence & Space group making small satellites, will be talking about the company's approach to lower costs in satellite propulsion.

Venue:  Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom
Derby and Hucknall Branch Lecture
21 October 2015
United Kingdom

Derby and Hucknall Branch Lecture - "World War Two"

Paul Beaver, Journalist, Commentator and independent consultant talks about the role of the Spitfire in World War Two, the people, the politics and its production. 

Venue:  Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Country: United Kingdom