Annual Conference and Dinner

History of Diving Conference


Organised by the Historical Diving Society


The 27th Annual Conference on the History of Diving will be held at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution College, Poole, on Saturday the 21st October.

Speakers & Subjects (titles provisional)

Alex Hildred: It couldn’t have been done without them…The role of the amateur diver in the search, survey and excavation of the Mary Rose

Dr Ian Carter: A history of diving pathology

Frank Murray: Submarine Lockout Diving Operations, Argyle Field 1976 to 1978

Damien Sanders: Ice diving with the British Antarctic Survey

Ticket prices:  Conference £35,  Dinner £40 – available here now – Web Shop Event tickets

The Society’s Annual Dinner will be held at the same venue on the evening of the 21st October and the Society’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 22nd October, also at the RNLI College.