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Coronavirus pandemic

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic and government advice on travel, social distancing and the closure of the school venue future meetings of the club have regrettably been cancelled until further notice. We will of course update the … Continue reading

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Meeting 11th March

With the Coronavirus much in the news, we knocked elbows instead of shaking hands, but the threat did nor curb our enthusiasm. Our ever smiling Chair, JR used the theme of ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’ (Ian Dury) for our meeting. … Continue reading

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Meeting 26th February

On a cold wet February evening our Chair LH warmed us with his theme of facts and trivia and guided us gently and proficiently through the evening. Introductions were to the question: ‘Tell us a little known/amazing fact’ Ah Counter … Continue reading

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Meeting 12th February

On our first meeting since leaving the EU our Chair SR used the theme of climate change and guided us gently through the proceedings with some eco tips as fill in material. Introductions were to the question: ‘What are you … Continue reading

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Meeting 29th January

On our second meeting in 2020 our Chair and President DM guided us gently through the proceedings with a string of amusing double entendres Introductions were to the question: ‘Tell us about your goals for 2020’. We had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Meeting 15th January

On our first meeting in 2020 our chair CLW (standing in for DM) used the theme of books for the evening. A plethora of book related quips and quotes were drip fed to us during the course of the evening. … Continue reading

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Meeting 18th December

On our Christmas Special meeting TH as Chair asked assembled members to introduce themselves with their best/worst of the festive season. It was happily informal and almost paperless ‘to save a twig’. The word of the day was ‘sprout’ which … Continue reading

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Meeting 4th December

On a cold December evening, we enjoyed the warm atmosphere of the meeting in the library with lots of frivolity as per usual. Our chair SR amused us with some quips and quotations from the book ‘Advanced Banter’ by John … Continue reading

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Meeting 20th November

Our chair JR chose the theme of ‘snow’ for our evening in the library last night, with lots of serious and not so serious fill-in material on the theme. Introductions were about our experiences of snow… Ah Counter – SC, … Continue reading

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Meeting 6th November

Our theme for introductions was ‘Fake News’. Our chair DM guided us in his usual relaxed manner through the evening’s proceedings. Lot’s of humorous quips and a general air of jollity was enjoyed by all. We welcomed our guests SC … Continue reading

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