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Friday 25th May 2018

1287th  Luncheon

David Skillen



"The Bentley Boys - The Playboy Racers"


The Holiday Inn.   25 Aytoun Street, Manchester M1 3AE
for Sat Navs use M1 3DT


Luncheon sponsored anonymously



David is a retired Civil Servant and during his 35 years in the Civil Service ran many training programmes on public speaking for Government Departments and outside organisations.

David studied history for many years and since retiring in 2012 he has given numerous talks to mixed audiences in many different organisations and clubs across the UK, but now on subjects he really enjoys!

Married to Lynn they live in Belper Derbyshire and have travelled extensively across the United States visiting battlefields from the American Civil War as well as the Alamo.

David and Lynn were both members of the Towton Battlefield Society for 7 years when they lived in Yorkshire; David acted as a battlefield guide for the Society. Hence a strong interest in the Wars of the Roses.

David was also a volunteer guide at the famous Belper North Mill for a number of years illustrating Belper’s key role in the Industrial Revolution.




Closing date for applications for this luncheon is Tuesday 15th May 2018




Slow Braised Beef Daube, Mash potato and Red Wine Jus.




Pan Fried Seabream, Pepperonata, New Potatoes, Olive and Capers.

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Vegetarian    Sunblush Tomato and Mozzarella Risotto. Crispy Rocket leavesVegetarian



Clementine Tart, Orange Chantilly.

or  Fruit Salad

or Ice Cream


Coffee or Tea