Roger James will talk about the Rolls family and in particular Charles Stewart Rolls.
How Rolls came to meet Henry Royce and form the Rolls-Royce Motor Company and why the company was so successful from the outset.
The involvement of Rolls with early aviation.
Rolls’ early death with a short piece of film at the flying event in Bournemouth where he died.
Free to all Monmouth u3a members.
Come alone or bring a friend, stay for a chat over tea and biscuits afterwards.
Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.