A Day to Remember Birdie Bowers

Next Sunday there are a number of events going on in town to commemorate the life of Lieutenant Henry (Birdie) Bowers. The Club is involved in a number of these:

10:00 Anne Strathie, author of the new biography “Birdie Bowers – Captain Scott’s Marvel” will be at the Club along with John Ramwell, his nearest living relative. They are coming down to see the boat, possible go out in it, and toast Birdie. The Club and boat are mentioned in the book, see attached 6003 Bowers PS LOWRES

14:00 Wreath laying ceremony at the Bowers family memorial in Greenock Cemetery

16:30 “Sir Ranulph Fiennes in Conversation” at the Arts Guild

19:00 The Birdie Bowers Dinner at the Tontine Hotel. The Club has taken a table of ten, we still have 3 tickets available. Anyone interested should contact myself on 07818 018221

Adam Graham
Hon Sec