Coal Gas to Concorde - The Race Across The Atlantic (1844-1939)

Talks & Demos, Food & Drink | Tunbridge Wells District Branch

Wednesday 6 November 2024 at 7.30pm


Bookable | Deadline: 29/10/2024

Join us to welcome back Peter Griffiths to the Tunbridge Wells Constitutional Club. From the earliest attempts by balloon, via Alcott and Brown, Lindbergh, flying boats, the early jets, to Concorde, countries have striven to be the first or the fastest to cross the Atlantic. Peter's talk encompasses the triumphs and the disasters of Atlantic flight. Inflight-refuelling, piggy-back flights, the Hindenburg, the Comet, to the race for supersonic flight. Refreshments will be provided.

Please note that booking is essential. Email Solveig to book your place Solveig.Stanhope@oddfellows.co.uk  or ring 07443 926944. 

For further information about this event please contact:

Mrs Solveig Stanhope
07443 926944

Event location

Tunbridge Wells Constitutional Club, 1 Sandrock Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3PX