Veteran Cycle Club meeting

Bob Bennett has sent details of this meeting:

Wednesday 14th March  7.00 pm for 7.30
Woodside Golf Club, CW4 8HJ  Map 118 746698

Cycling Erotica  -  Cycling Advertising in the 19th Century
Speaker Nicholas Oddy  - Head of Design History and Theory, Glasgow School of Art.

We are delighted to have Nicholas make the journey from Glasgow to speak to us about and illustrate the development of male cycle related erotica that emerged in the 1860's, in the context of the development of the bicycle. 

Nicholas is a longstanding V-CC member, one of the founders of the Scottish Section, a speaker at meetings of the International Cycling History Conferences and Chair of the Trust which controls the National Cycle Archive. 

By the nature of the subject matter there may be images that may disturb some persons.  Most may be described as "titillating" although, for completeness of the topic, there will be a few illustrations which may be regarded as (19th C) pornographic. If there is time there will also be illustrations of poster and graphic art.

As in previous years, to keep track of numbers for licensing and fire regulations, bookings must be made in advance by contacting Bob Bennett (as in the Year Book). Bookings will be restricted to V-CC members and friends until the 1st March but after that date any remaining places will be offered to CTC and other local cycling groups.

We are promised an interesting evening in accordance with the object of the club - to stimulate interest in all types of old cycles and cycling history!

If you wish to attend you must contact Bob: 07860 349818,