Lecture: William Gascoigne – Leeds Astronomer…

William Gascoigne – Leeds Astronomer The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society are holding a public lecture by David Sellers which should be of interest to LAE members.  Details are below and there is also a link to a PDF document published by the society….. William Gascoigne (1612 – 44) Leeds Astronomer – by David Sellers “How a spider put Leeds … Continue reading “Lecture: William Gascoigne – Leeds Astronomer…”

Reminder of 2017 AGM, Minutes from 2016 AGM and Lecture……

THE 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & LECTURE…. The AGM will be held on Thursday 27th April 2017 at the usual Cleckheaton venue. (Meeting Venue) This link will take you to the event page……  AGM & Lecture  (all links open in a new tab…) You can read, download and print a copy of last year’s minutes in advance of the meeting. A … Continue reading “Reminder of 2017 AGM, Minutes from 2016 AGM and Lecture……”

Report on the January Meeting….. by Alex Rogers

At the meeting on the 26th January 2017 we arranged to have a talk given by the West Yorkshire Lieutenancy, which was organised by our council member Jas. Shergill J.P. and what a good and interesting evening it turned out to be. The deputy Lord Lieutenant who addressed us at our meeting was David Pearson, a very charming gentleman indeed, … Continue reading “Report on the January Meeting….. by Alex Rogers”

I.E.T. – Yorkshire Annual Prestige Lecture….

A message from your President – Barrie J. Yates:- “Dear All, I have been sent this by the University of Leeds. I hope that some of our members will attend.  The development of Graphene is a great technological leap forward. I note that the Chinese have registered many patents for the use of this new exciting material.  Please just make … Continue reading “I.E.T. – Yorkshire Annual Prestige Lecture….”

Notification of Alternative Events….

Members please take a moment to have a look at details of three recently published events.  (Click on the links to take you to the event pages.)  Note that the Forthcoming Events list only shows the next five events and the JCB event below will not appear on the list until after 25th February……  Bookings for this event have to … Continue reading “Notification of Alternative Events….”

November Lecture – Change of Access to the lecture Venue !!!

The lecture on Thursday 27th November is still to be held at the REA Scandinavia Trust Meeting Hall (our usual Cleckheaton Venue) but vehicular access may be difficult for some !   The Water Authority (without asking our permission !) have dug some nice big holes at the end of Hunsworth Lane and so at the time of writing you cannot get … Continue reading “November Lecture – Change of Access to the lecture Venue !!!”

LAE becomes Corporate Member of the Quicksilver Project….

You will recall that in October 2013 we had a lecture by Nigel MacKnight of the Quicksilver Project for the World Water Speed Record Challenge.  Nigel is the principal of the project as well as being the pilot of the craft.  Vice-President Barrie Yates and Alex Rogers went along to one of the Corporate Days to see the latest developments … Continue reading “LAE becomes Corporate Member of the Quicksilver Project….”