Bibliophile meetings

Bibliophile meetings

BIBLIOPHILE GROUP The Society’s Bibliophiles are a group of people who share an interest in diving books – everything from ancient to modern, sport diving to salvage, physiology to fiction. They meet several times during a year, usually in the home of one of our...
Annual Working Equipment Group Rally at Stoney Cove

Annual Working Equipment Group Rally at Stoney Cove

Our Annual Standard Dress Rally at Stoney Cove will be on Friday 7th and Saturday  8th June. The Dive Centre opens its gates at 8.30am and we hope to start diving from 9-9.30am. As ever, extra hands are always welcome, so do come along for more than just the social...
Helmet Diving Weekend with HDS Netherlands

Helmet Diving Weekend with HDS Netherlands

23rd and 24th SeptemberLake Galder, The Netherlands   The HDS Netherlands invite you to join them at their annual helmet diving weekend in Lake Galder, near Breda. Lake Galder is a clear water lake with a sandy bottom and easy access – divers simply walk in, guided by...
9th International Retro Diving Rally in the Czech Republic

9th International Retro Diving Rally in the Czech Republic

9th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL RETRO DIVING WEEKEND, 2023(Jiří Trpík Memorial event) DIVE CENTRE –  SSI POTYA – N°722132 Potya Dive Centre, SSI Potya,Bořená Hora 5 – centrum vodních sportů POTYA264 01 Štětkovice u Sedlčan8-10 September 2023 PROGRAMME: Friday 8...
HDS Spain’s Vintage Diving Days Rally, 2023

HDS Spain’s Vintage Diving Days Rally, 2023

VINTAGE DIVING DAYS AND UNDERWATER CAMERA MEETING, 2023 The HDS Spain invites you to join them on 22-24 September in Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava for their annual ‘Vintage Diving Days & Underwater Camera Rally’. With talks, exhibition and...
MAD Quiz night

MAD Quiz night

A quiz unlike any other. Along with general knowledge questions the MAD (Museum Amateur Dramatics) group will act out charades with a twist – see if you can identify the scene from a film, TV or stage play. Be prepared for audience participation in some of the rounds!...
Underwater 2023: An exhibition of contemporary art

Underwater 2023: An exhibition of contemporary art

Underwater 2023 is an exhibition of contemporary art inspired by ‘Impressions of the Diving Museum’.  All forms of media are represented including paint and sculpture to video and textiles. Unusually, the artwork is displayed amongst the museum’s...
15th International Historical Divers Meeting, Germany

15th International Historical Divers Meeting, Germany

15th International Historical Divers´ Meeting June 16th – 18th 2023 Neustadt/ Wstr. – Lake Marx Altrip Germany There is a fair in Mannheim on the same weekend as the meeting so please remember to book early if you need accommodation. A list of hotels is...
Interview with a Royal Navy Clearance Diver

Interview with a Royal Navy Clearance Diver

​Former Royal Navy Clearance diver, John Dadd, relates the memorable events in his life and career in the form of an informal interview. From Faslane and ordnance disposal in Malta to the Falklands conflict, John has had an interesting and varied career. A new book...
Comic Postcards – An illustrated talk

Comic Postcards – An illustrated talk

​ WE REGRET THAT WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS TALK DUE TO ILL HEALTH. Comic seaside postcards are a British tradition and many of the postcards featured in this talk are ambassadors of that genre – the cheeky, the ‘naughty’, and the satirical are all...
Standard Diving at the Liverpool Docks

Standard Diving at the Liverpool Docks

Saturday 12th August 2023.A private event in the Liverpool docks for the staff of Hughes Subsea Services. The Working Equipment Group will be at the Docks dressing and dipping dives in Standard Dress exclusively for the staff members of Hughes Subsea Services. HDS...
Try Dives for Non Members

Try Dives for Non Members

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Diving in the old-fashioned standard dress – copper helmet, chest weights and boots – is a unique experience. Our event at Cromhall Quarry is an opportunity for you to experience just such a dive. Please be aware that when fully dressed,...