All meetings held at 19:00 at the Royal Armouries unless specified otherwise.

January  – AGM

February -‘Oddities’ – Hugh / John Tamlin

March – “Coatings.”  Ever wondered why most guns are blued? Or what bluing is and how it differs from rust browning? Or why some barrels are chrome plated? Metallurgist Dr. Philip McNutt will explain all in this enlightening presentation…

March – On 26th March members are also invited to attend a lecture at The Welding Institute, Sheffield, entitled “Scraping the barrel: the choice of materials for gun barrels”. Further details are available at www.theweldinginstitute.com/

April – Roller locking mechanisms – Andrew Claxton

May – Ross Rifles – Tony Stokell

June – BSA Experimental arms – Nigel Oglesby

July -Swiss Pistols / Revolvers – R Hodgson & S Taylor

August – Library visit

September – Double rifles – Rupert Sutton

October –  Swiss Rifles – Ian / Marian Gunning.

November – The consequences of breech loading –  Stephen Cater

December – ‘Bring and Show’ evening