2017 Autumn Meeting

7 October 2017

Autumn Meeting 11:00 - 4:15pm

  • 11:00 Bob Johnson       - The Sun's Electrical Activity

  • 12:00 Rupert Holmes   - The Star Core - Zeus

  • 1:50 Adrian Gilbert   -   The Stone of Scone

  • 3:20 Bob Porter     -    The Archaeology of the Exodus


11:00 Bob Porter, “Moses, Joshua and Judges in the Ancient History and Archaeology of the Middle East”. The talk is based on the series of articles by Bob looking at the archaeology of the late Early Bronze Age to the early Late Bronze Age.

12:00 Rupert Holmes   - The Star Core - Zeus

12:35 Buffet Lunch

1:50 Adrian Gilbert, “The Stone of Scone”. The Stone of Destiny, otherwise known as 'Jacob's Pillow', 'Lia Fail', 'The Pharaoh's Stone' and 'The Stone of Scone' is the Foundation Stone of the British Monarchy and even today is used as a Coronation Stone, the last time being in 1953. Adrian will trace its history and evidence that links it with Egypt, the Pyramids and even Orion.

3:20 Bob Johnson, “The Source of the Sun's Electrical Activity”. Bob will review the various models that have been proposed to explain C. E. R. Bruce's observation that the Sun's photosphere has the appearance, temperature and spectrum of multiple electric arc discharges, and discuss those models in the light of modern findings.

3:30 Refreshments
(Doors close at 4:30pm)

Watford Quaker Meeting House,150 Church Road, Watford WD17 4QB (map). Nearest airport: Luton Airport (map)