We are organising a trip to Exeter to include a 1-hour guided tour of Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 25th April. We will leave Tavistock by coach at 9.30am and should be back at around 4pm. Cost will be £20 per person to include coach to and from Exeter and the tour of the Cathedral. Payment […]
At a recent meeting of the Science Discussion Group, the members were trying to self-educate on the topical subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This was a tall order for most of the group, who took Physics A level before man walked on the moon. The first stumbling block was to find a working definition of […]
A day trip to the Minack Theatre has been arranged to see the Cambridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society perform Princess Ida on Tuesday 24th September. As we did last year, we will be travelling in a 27-seater coach, big enough to accompany the members who want to go and small enough for the driver to […]
On a wintry, bright but cold morning, Barbara and John Schofield led 12 Amblers to Merrivale to see the stone rows. The main area of archaeological interest is to the south-east of Merrivale and although it has been diminished over time, the site includes a 3.8m standing stone, a stone circle and a stone row. […]
We are starting a new Group for Petanque on Wednesday 24th April from 10am – 12noon. The group plan to meet on alternate Wednesdays. If you are interested in joining, please contact Jean Quartley or add your name to the Register of Interest at the monthly meeting.
Scarcely 10 days after the invasion of Zululand began, disaster struck at Isandhlwana. Whilst Lord Chelmsford was away with 60% of the force in search of the main Zulu army, the remaining force of 1,800 British soldiers was overwhelmed by 25,000 Zulu warriors. Imagine the courage of facing modern rifles with spear and shield? In […]