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A brief outline of our next talks

Meetings take place, commencing at 7.30pm, in The Crawford Hall, Salford Road, Bidford on Avon B50 4EZ

June 21 2019, We Are Where We Are

In the past 200 years, life expectancy has increased significantly in this country – most dramatically in the past 50 years.  This talk sketches the progress of the improvements, and highlights some of the major cultural and medical contributing factors.

Our speaker, Dr. Alex Grieve. MB, FRCP .is an occupational physician. Alex has a long experience in medical practice, working in the army, then as Chief Medical Officer at Shell UK. Following a role as Director at BUPA.he became Head of Group Health, Safety & Environment for GKN plc. He has been an adviser to the House of Commons Select Committee on Work & Pensions. He was recently elected as a Governor of the South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.

July 21 2019, Society Outing

We will have an outing to the National Memorial Arboretum on July 21 2019. The Arboretum is a wonderful historic record of the men and women who have served our country.

The Arboretum features over 300 thought provoking memorials, nestled among lush and maturing woodland. The 150 acre site includes over 30,000 trees, species from all over the world, chosen for their symbolism in each memorial.Our visit includes a 50 minute land train ride with commentary, plus entry to the Landscapes of Life exhibition. There is a resteraunt and coffee shop, but visitors are welcome to bring picnics.

The price for the day is £20. We depart from Crawford Hall at 9.30am and return at approximately 5.30pm

Book with Helen Smith at a Society Meeting or by Telephone on 07821920367, or contact Mary Alexander-Head on 01789 491148