The Glevum Probus Club is a  non-political organisation,
 meeting twice a month to promote frienship, via talks and other activities.
The Club is open to ALL retired and semi-retired men who will receive a warm welcome.
Ladies Days are held on a quarterly basis- when partners and friends are invited to attend.
 
 
 
The talk covered aspects of Rudyard Kipling that most people would not be aware of & included audience participation
9 January 2019
Richard Dickinson: The Blue Lamp-My time in the Met
 
 23 January 2019
Ted Wilson: Crossing the River
A talk by a club member discussing the crossings of the river Severn from Gloucester southwards- an excellent presentation
13 February
Steve Mould: Gloucester Air Ambulance
A detailed insight into the role of the air ambulance service
27 February
David Thorpe: Coolies on the Western Front
Interesting history of Chinese coolies & their role in WW1
13 March
Ken Ingamells:The Falklands Conflict
An interesting view of the Falklands War from the man who was the official weather forecaster.
27 March
Peter Petrie: The Sinister World
An interesting insight into the problems associated with left-handedness
10 April
John Penny: Wartime Radio Broadcasting
24 April- Ladies Day
Celia Hargrave: On being a Magistrate
8 May
Tim Mowat:The revolution in Communications
9 May-Visit to Concorde
22 May
Ray Stockall-Postcodes
An excellent talk by an ex-postmaster about the history of the post office & the development of the postcode & beyond
12 June
Bob Train-Life on a Container Ship
26 June
Frances Seeney-Patagonia & Easter Island
10 July
Stuart Mitchell-Infectious Diseases (Part 2)
Stuart (club member) gave an excellent presentation
24 July
Nigel Thompson-Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Interesting insight into FDR
14 August-Ladies Day
David Shale- The Home Chocolatier
A brilliant insight into the chocolate maker's art
28 August
Malcolm Lewis- The Rogers & Hammerstein Story
An interesting history of the collaboration interspersed with music from the shows
11 September
Richard Aylward-"Universal Misunderstanding"
25 September
Tony Conder-Gloucester & its tall ships
9 October
Annual Lunch, Brickhampton
23 October
Peter Petrie- The Man who built Britain
An excellent insight into Thomas Telford
13 November
Paul Barnett-Light in the darkest hour
Up to Paul's usual high standards
27 November
Pam Street-Great Opera Legends
11 December
AGM
8 January 2020- Change of Speaker
Mike Bottomley-Edith Cavell:forgotten heroine- patriotism is not enough
                   https://edithcavell.org.uk/  
22 January
Rod Barker- City of London 
Very enjoyable presentation
12 February
Mrs S.Humphrey- Neville Chamberlain & Family
Speaker is Neville Chamberlain's granddaughter.
Excellent presentation about the Chamberlain family including an interesting family tree.