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Giants in the Sky : The Zeppelin in World War One - David Skillen


David Skillen describes himself as a “consumer of history” and is an engaging, animated and entertaining professional speaker.  His talk, “Giants in the Sky – The Zeppelin in World War One”, tells the story of how the people of Britain saw huge, silver, cigar shaped objects flying across the country, seemingly at will, delivering death and destruct…

'Gretna Girls and Devil’s Porridge' with David Skillen


In November we welcome back historian and professional lecturer David Skillern with his new talk on 'The Gretna Girls and the Devils Porridge'.    Everyone has heard of Gretna Green, yet few people have heard of HM Factory, Gretna. In 1915. A huge and top secret factory was constructed to provide ammunition for the war effort.  It was designed and…