Events during 2015

The following events were those held in the 200th anniversary year of 2015.

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April 28th 7pm WSRO. Talk by Richard Plowman and Exhibition The exhibition and conservation of letters is planned to coincide with the talk

June13th and 30th. Murray trail tours by Peter Froggatt as part of the Festival of Chichester

July 6,7 and 8th of July 11am to 4pm “Murray Or None”

    1. Exhibition and lunchtime talk in the Old Court Room at the Council House with a series of lunchtime talks from 12:30 to 1:30

July 6th Murray at Sea  Philip Robinson

July 7th  Murray at Home  Alan Green

July 8th  Murray in the City   Anne Scicluna

July 15th /16th Visit and reception for the Murray Family.

        1. Ian Murray and his family who are located all over the world visited Chichester and stopped at the Ship Hotel. A visit with David Shannon as personal guide around   HMS Victory at 2pm  15th July. The Murray club hosted a dinner at the Ship hotel that evening. Meeting the Mayor and a sightseeing tour of the Council House is now planned for 16th July.

July 16th /December Novium Museum Exhibition

August 2nd Mock Battle of Trafalgar at the Canal Basin.

        1. Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team  enacted the battle of Trafalgar with 11 sailing ships with firing cannons

Portsmoth Model Boat Display team Battle of Trafalgar

Sept 26th 7:30pm St John’s Chapel Readings and music

Oct 21st Trafalgar Day Dinner for Murray club and lecture by Todd Stevens.

Feb 28th Evensong Service in the Cathedral   procession from the Sailors Chapel 

10th September at 10:30am Film Event at New Park Cinema

This free event was in two parts.  Part one:  a film show summarising the many activities celebrating Murray 200th Anniversary.

Part two: the Murray question time chaired by John Coldstream

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