LAPIS UFO CONFERENCE, Saturday 22nd May 2010, YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1XD.
Alan is a former chairman of the Ghost Club which is the oldest organisation in the world associated with psychical research. Alan also has a keen interest in UFOs and writes a long established column on paranormal and ufological matters for the highly respected Fortean Times magazine. He has also authored several critically acclaimed books on paranormal incidents in Southern England towns.
Alan will be lecturing on a world exclusive - Colombia's Roswell. In the 30th anniversary of "Britain's Roswell", hear about Alan's South American adventure to find the truth about the object that crashed in the Colombian jungle in 1968. Large chunks of metal were observed coming down and were retrieved by Colombia's security forces. News got out to the local press and they immediately dubbed it a crashed flying saucer. The wreckage was eventually taken away by US military personnel and was never seen again. Even more intriguing is the fact that during his research, Alan came across references to previous incidents of objects crashing in Colombia but which had been long forgotten.
Larry was a member of the US Air Force Security Police stationed at a twin USAF base in Suffolk during Dec 1980 and is arguably the most important witness to the Rendlesham Forest Incident which has been dubbed "Britain's Roswell". Larry was the first witness to come forward and in the 30th anniversary year will talk about it from his personal viewpoint.
The whole incident recently took a dramatic turn when deputy base commander Col. Charles Halt (Ret) finally moved from the official line and made the following statement.
"I wish to make it perfectly clear that the UFOs I saw were structured machines moving under intelligent control and operating beyond the realm of anything I have ever seen before or since. I believe the objects that I saw at close quarter were extraterrestrial in origin and that the security services of both the United States and England were and have been complicit in trying to subvert the significance of what occurred at Rendlesham by use of well practiced methods of disinformation."
British author, publicist, lecturer, broadcaster, UFO researcher and former Director of Investigators with the British UFO Research Association.
Philip will talk about his recently updated book "Without Consent" (due for publication in April 2010). The book deals entirely with UFO abductions in the UK and includes a variety of cases histories being published for the first time.
The book presents true life stories that involve ordinary British people who are caught up in extraordinary circumstances. They are people like you, living in typical neighbourhoods, with typical jobs and interests.
These are real people and to them their stories are equally real. Philip and his co-author have reconstructed events, as related to them in detail by people who claim to have been abducted by extraterrestrial beings.
Paul is an independent Forensic Computer Expert Witness by trade, specialising in criminal defence cases, but he also runs the world's most popular Bigfoot related web site - www.bigfootresearch.com and he is widely regarded as the most credible authority on the subject to be found this side of the Atlantic.
However, to fit in with this year's all UFO theme, Paul will be not be lecturing on bigfoot (although he will have a Bigfoot themed stall and is very eager to discuss Bigfoot between lectures). He has been researching the curious possibility of a correlation between the persona of aliens, either reported by witnesses or represented in the media, and the serving US president at the time.
For example, are they more aggressive and threatening when a warmongering president is in power but more friendly and placid at other times? Good alien, bad alien - it will be a fascinating lecture!
PLUS a rundown of the best local sightings over the past year and a beach skywatch in the evening (weather permitting)!
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