21st Aug 2023 – Surviving the Burma Railway 1942-43 – Prof Geoff Gill

Geoff Gill, Emeritus Professor of International Medicine at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Liverpool University, and a retired NHS Consultant Physician, gave us an illuminating talk on the privations and diseases experienced by Allied prisoners of war during the building of the Burma railway. He gave an often harrowing account of the suffering experienced … Read more


Roger kicked off S10’s Probus 2021 with a fascinating talk about the development of The Brent  Oil field by a UK/Dutch joint venture comprising of Shell UK and Exxon Mobile. Roger qualified as a mechanical engineer and joined Shell in 1972 and after an apprenticeship in Holland went on to work on oil rigs around the world … Read more

The History of Water the Sheffield Reflection  Dr Jenny Stephenson – 2nd March 2020

Dr Jenny Stephenson is an active GP practising  at Stannington and author of three local history books covering medical history, pharmacy and now water gave us a most interesting talk this week. The talk was based on a book written by Dr Jenny Stephenson,  (see picture) recently published, which is an easily readable account of the … Read more

Funny Turns Returns Again  Dave Moylan 23rd December 2019 

Returning for the fourth time, Dave Moylan once again kept the assembled members of Stumperlowe Probus entertained and amused with his variety act of songs, magic and humour, old jokes and new. Dave gave an introduction to his long life in the entertainment industry predominantly as a drummer supporting many well known acts and comedians … Read more