2017 Programme

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

January  – AGM

February

March – The Gyrojet – Eric Moore

April – Mannlicher rifles – Tony Stokell

May – Propellants  – Stephen Cater

June – The Machine Gun – Ian and Marian Gunning

July – Issues of Safe Shooter Certification – Andrew Claxton

August – Development of the AR15 / M16 platform, including ‘homegrown’ designs – Jonathan Ferguson RAL / Andrew Claxton HBSA North

September – The advertised lecture by the National Ballistic Intelligence Service (NABIS) – Martin Parker, Chief Scientist NABIS, was cancelled and replaced at short notice with a lecture on British 1937 Pattern webbing given by Stewart Taylor 

October –  Drillings, Combination Guns and Double Rifles – Rupert and Thomas Sutton. This lecture will concentrate on drillings and combination guns, with a follow on lecture in 2018 covering double rifles.

November – Cartridges and their development

December – ‘Bring and Show’ evening