ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012
Oriel College, Oxford 28-30 September
Members of the C S Forester Society and guests of the Swedish Horatio Hornblower Society (SHHS) assembled at Oriel College, Oxford.
Pre-AGM dinner on Friday night (with some reading from Atropos) was held at Head of the River. This charming river ‘pub’ is the location where Hornblower bought beer and food for his young family in ‘Hornblower and the Atropos’.
After breakfast and coffee at Oriel College on Saturday, a group photo was taken and we went down to Bodleian Library for a guided tour.
The Bodleian is one of the world’s great libraries, dating back to the 14th century http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodleian_Library
Lunch was served in the impressive Hall at Oriel.
This was followed by the AGM in our venue the Champney’s Room http://www.oriel.ox.ac.uk/content/champneys-room with a personal introduction by all attendees and formalities such as the Annual Report and election of Officers. See the Minutes of the AGM 2012.
After a brief break there were four presentations.
Hornblower in the Baltic – Rolf Ahlström
Bush vs Hornblower – Dirk Scholten
Hornblower vs James Bond – Ludwig Heuse
Nurse Cavell, a Play in 3 Acts – Jetse Reijenga