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For its 18th year, the Ross-on-Wye Science Society presents a forum of entertaining lectures, discussions and scientific facts.

The next meeting of the 2018-19 season will be held on

Wednesday - 7th November 2018 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

The Hotel has a Bar and Restaurant open for pre-meeting food and drink

 Members and guests please remember entrance is free to students and school pupils.

Title Subject Speaker



Physics of Thunderstorms

 Thunderstorms are ever-present across the globe and for centuries have had a strong cultural influence.  The talk will explore what we know of thunderstorms and how this has helped us understand how and where they occur; how to mitigate the weather hazards they create and how we can use this knowledge to make predictions or warnings.



Prof Paul Hardaker
FInstP, FRMetS, CMet

Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Physics.


 The Society Meets in Castle Lodge Hotel at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of the Month

The hotel has its own car park.

Chairman: Norman Pomfret 01989 565948    norman.pomfret1@gmail.com

Secretary: Jan Falkiner 01989 720539   ladyjan8@gmail.com

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