The theme is Ideas and Innovations
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Text Box: Thursday 8th May
7.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House,               Beckspool Road, Frenchay
  Annual General Meeting, followed at 7.50 by       'Innovation in Cinema'.
A short talk on Frenchay's own Hollywood star Nigel De Brulier will be followed by a screening of a few scenes from the silent classic 'The man in the Iron mask' of 1923, where De Brulier plays Cardinal

Then a short talk on Winterbourne's Henry Grindell Matthews, who invented sound cinema, followed by a few scene's from a later film (which of course had sound) where De Brulier again plays Richelieu. The evening will be rounded off with one of the last of his 114 film 'appearances' in the 1940 Walt Disney film 'Fantasia'. 
Nominations for the Committee.  If you would like to join the committee, please send your nomination with a proposer and seconder to the secretary, Roger Angerson, at the address below:-141,Overndale Road,  Downend   BS16 2RN




Text Box: Saturday 17th May Guided walk down the Frome, looking at the sites used to power mills in times past, ending with a conducted tour of the one remaining mill wheel, and refreshments. 

Meet at Frenchay Subscription Bridge at the bottom of Frenchay Road ( has parking next to the bridge) for a 1.30pm start. Stout shoes are recommended.


Text Box: The Frenchay Tuckett Society
Spring 2008 
Registered Charity No.1066961



















Text Box: Come and visit 
the exciting new exhibition in the Museum
Text Box: Vintage Vehicle Extravaganza
in conjunction with
Frenchay Flower Show
Sat 19th July from 2pm to 5pm
 In the car park next to the museum. If you have an old vehicle to display, call Alan Freke on 0117 9570942 beforehand.