Nick Jellicoe will be remembering his grandfather, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe (Photo: Centenary News)

Jutland Centenary 2016: Programme of naval lectures in London

Date of Event: 26 January 2016
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A series of lectures about the British navy in the First World World War is being held at the Army & Navy Club, London, to mark the Centenary of the Battle of Jutland. 

Speakers include Nick Jellicoe, grandson of the British commander-in-chief at Jutland, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe.

The lectures will take place in the run-up to international commemorations in May/June remembering the biggest naval battle of the Great War in 1916.

Programme

*Tuesday 26 January, 18.00  

Admiral Lord Fisher: The Pioneer, Lecture by Professor Andrew Lambert.

*Tuesday 23 February, 18.00

The Royal Navy on The Western Front, Lecture by Surgeon Rear-Admiral Farquharson-Roberts.

*Tuesday 8 March, 12.00

Pre-war Admiralty Planning and the Myth of Blockade,  Lecture by Professor Matthew Seligmann

*Tuesday 22 March 2016, 18.00

Early Naval Flying and The Royal Naval Air Service, Lecture by Commander David Hobbs MBE Royal Navy (retd)

*Tuesday 5 April, 18.00

Sea Shanties and Song: A Musical History of The Royal Navy, A Lecture by Dr Oscar Cox Jensen & The Waterloo Singers

*Tuesday 3 May, 12.00

The Submarine Service, Lecture by Dr Duncan Redford

*Wednesday 25 May, 18.00

Jutland: The Unfinished Battle, Lecture by Nick Jellicoe

*Tuesday 31 May, 18.00

The Royal Navy since 1815, Lecture by Professor Eric Grove

Tickets vary between £10 and £20 per person, according to the event. Please contact the Army & Navy Club (and mention Centenary News when booking).

Information supplied by the Army & Navy Club, London

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