• Address: Building 200, Chicksands, Shefford,
    Bedfordshire SG17 5PR, United Kingdom
  • Civilian Tel No: +44 (0)1462 752342
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Lunch with Lecture - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Lt Gen J R ‘Jim’ Hockenhull  (Late Intelligence Corps)
Chief of Defence Intelligence, Joint Forces Command

Cost for three-course lunch and wine, £42.50 per head. To register, send full names of member and any guest(s) to:

David Farrell, Treasurer
Friends of the Intelligence Corps Museum
Building 200, Chicksands
Bedfordshire SG17 5PR


Payment no later than Friday, 17 April 2020, can be made by  electronic payment to RBS Holts, Friends of the Intelligence Corps Museum a/c 11690947, s/c 16-19-26; or cheque, payable to FICM, to the address above.

The club's address is 63-79 Seymour Street near Marble Arch Underground station.

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Lunch with Lecture

We are pleased to welcome Chris Donnelly, Director of the Institute for Statecraft, as our pre-lunch speaker. His subject will be: Contemporary Intelligence Concerns for National Security.

Our new format, with a single speaker, leaves more time for members and guests to socialise over (and even after) lunch.

Registration details have been sent to all members of the Friends, by email. If a Friend has not received that email please contact me on

Chris Yates

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Late Summer Event - Pimm's on the Terrace

Late Summer Event

Our speaker this year will be Lt Gen (retd) Sir John Kiszely KCB MC, whose subject will be the Norway campaign. Among many senior army appointments, he was a former director general of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

Please see the summer edition of Sub Rosa for more details on this always-popular FICM event.

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London Lunch with Lectures

The speakers for this event:

  • The Rt Hon. Ann Widdecombe, DSG
  • Mrs Evelyn Le Chêne

11.00             Welcome
11.30             Mrs Evelyn Le Chêne
12.30             Lunch
2.00               The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe, DSG
3.00               Finish

Full names of member and guest(s) to: Dave Farrell, Treasurer, Friends of the Intelligence Corps Museum, Building 200, Chicksands, Bedfordshire SG17 5PR; email:


·      £39.50 per head, no later than 6th April

·      Remit to RBS Holt’s, Friends of the Intelligence Corps Museum a/c no. 11690947, sort code 16-19-26

·      Otherwise, cheque, payable to FICM, to the treasurer

Museum Preview

Dear Friend,

Museum Preview
Assistant Curator Harriet Huggins  has invited the Friends to a preview of the recently and wonderfully refurbished Room 2 of the museum. Attendance is on a drop-in basis, starting at 12 midday until around 4 p.m. Delicious refreshments provided.

Although there is no need to register, if you intend to visit and do not have a Chicksands pass, please send these details at least a week before to FICM Chair Tony Hetherington, at

Full name
Driving licence or passport number
Vehicle: make, model, colour, registration number.

Look forward to seing you there!

Kind Regards,
Chris Yates.

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