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June 2022

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GEORGE WILLIAM SIMS

June 29 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Even Swindon Community Centre, Jennings Street
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2BG United Kingdom
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Martin Robins will tell us about the fascinating life of George Sims, a Swindon man who started life working in the Railway Works but later went on to do missionary work in Rhodesia for which he was awarded an MBE. He is now commemorated in Swindon with a plaque outside his birthplace in Rodbourne. I know that Martin has done a tremendous amount of research and I hope you will join us for what will be a very interesting talk…

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October 2022

My Dad’s War

October 26 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Even Swindon Community Centre, Jennings Street
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2BG United Kingdom
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£2.00

Gordon Shaw, our Secretary presents a talk illustrating his Dad's early family life in Derby living with his Mum & Dad, brothers George, Albert,  Jim and Wilf in a terraced 2 up 2 down house opposite a brewery , Like many in the 1930's he was forced to take various forms of employment before joining the army prior to the outbreak of the 2nd World War. We follow his early war years in the Royal Tank Regiment and his capture…

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