About The Speaker...
1. A cornet player from the age of 9 to 20 then following a 40 year gap whilst working full time, I resumed my instrument playing on a euphonium and now play as a member of 4 local concert bands. A collector, and occasional maker, of various musical wind instruments, and will produce and play many from a collection of over 100 instruments from around the world.
2. A Volunteer Ranger and Lock Keeper with the Canal and river Trust for over 11 years.
3. Advanced Driving. A Police Advanced Driver with both Traffic Patrol and general policing experience, I was a volunteer Observer with the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) for 20 years. On retirement I qualified as a Driving Instructor and worked as a part time agent trainer for various driving companies, including the IAM.
About Their Talks...
1. Music – Wind Instrument Playing.
“Tuneful Tubes?” – a one hour light hearted, demonstrated talk on the world-wide history of wind instruments, playing many from a collection of over 100 instruments.
I am willing to travel and can accept late bookings if available.
More details, including audience comments, may be viewed on my public Facebook Group at
2. Canals. The restoration of the Droitwich Canals. Historical slide show.
3. Advanced Driving – increased awareness and enjoyment for all motorists. Illustrated talk.
£60 plus travel @ 45p per mile.