Welcome to the Thameswey Region

   President Visit to Reading early 2017



Thameswey is made up of four Areas and a Young Member Panel:

  1. Chiltern
  2. Farnborough and Guildford
  3. Oxford
  4. Reading
  5. Thameswey Young Member Panel

You will find details of their programmes within this site, a composite events diary for the Region is enclosed below.  We have also included for your convenience a down-loadable copy of the latest complete programme card 2018 Winter-Spring Thameswey Programme card v1.

Any detail amendments to the Programme Card will always be included below, so please do check here for latest information.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 January 2018 18:45 to 20:15
    Brooklands Museum - Weybridge
    Expert in research, Keith Hayward will talk about the failure of the Trident and VC10 aircraft to sell to the world's airlines, which still rankles 50 years later.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    26 January 2018 09:00 to 10:00
    Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Ltd - Middlesex
    This is a joint event between the Reading Committee and the Thameswey Young Members Panel.
    Industry: Airworthiness
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    30 January 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    Technical Lecture. 6.30pm for 7.00pm lecture start. As vehicle emission targets become ever more stringent there is a significant role for aerodynamics to play in attaining these, but the role of aerodynamics is responsible for so much more than just drag reduction. Adrian Gaylard will provide an authoritative walk through of "The Aerodynamic Development of the New 2017 Land Rover Discovery” and the methods behind this.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    30 January 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    *TBC
    Talk by Adrian Gaylard, Jaguar Land Rover on the new LandRover discovery
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    09 February 2018 10:00 to 15:00
    BP Castrol Technology Centre - Reading
    Join us for a visit to Castrol’s UK headquarters and Global Technology Centre in Pangbourne, Reading, for a tour around their technical facilities and hear a selection of examples of how Castrol is pushing the boundaries in liquid engineering.
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
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