Silhill

Events


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Feb 3rd Core Meeting - Speaker Chris Edwards from RSBP - Birds in the Garden
Fri Mar 10th Core Meeting - Speaker Angela Cloake - Meningitis Now
Fri Apr 7th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Fri May 5th Core Meeting - Speaker Graham Sutherland - Folklore & Traditions
Fri Jun 2nd Core Meeting - Speaker Ruth Lowe - Mary Quant, History, Early Life and Career
Fri Jul 7th Core Speaker - Speaker Andy Smith - Sing a Century
Fri Aug 4th Core Meeting - Speaker Marcus Lynch - St Mary's Guildhall, Coventry
Fri Sep 1st Core Meeting - Speaker Hugh Sharpe - Expeditions of Sir Ernest Shackleton
Fri Oct 6th Core Meeting - Speaker Roger Dixon - Bayeau Tapestry
Fri Nov 3rd Core Meeting - Roy Albutt - Light and Colour (stained Glass)
Fri Dec 1st Christmas Lunch
Outings
Mon Feb 20th
→Fri Feb 24th
Paignton.....(4 Nights at The Redcliffe Hotel)
Fri Mar 17th Visit to Sikh Temple, Soho Road. Meet outside at 10 am. Male and female must cover head in Temple. £5 donation.
Thu Mar 23rd Billy Elliot. Matinee at The Hippodrome......Details for Billy Elliot
Wed Apr 12th Trip to Nottingham inc Nottingham Trent Canal with afternoon tea. £26 . Contact Janice Clark.
News
Wed Sep 13th MISS SAIGON Tickets
A limited number of seats are available for a Wednesday matinée performance of Miss Saigon on 13 September 2017. Cost £58.50 for excellent circle seats. Payment must be made by 16 January 2017. Please contact Janice Clarke (see CONTACTS page)
Outings
Mon Feb 20th
→Fri Feb 24th
Paignton (4 nights away) Details of Paignton Trip
Fri Mar 17th Visit to Sikh Temple, Soho Rd. £5 donation. Light lunch will be served. Male and female must cover heads in Temple. Meet outside Temple for 10 am. Contact Janice Clark.
Thu Mar 23rd Billy Elliot the musical Details of Billy Elliot
Wed Apr 12th Trip to Nottingham inc trip on Nottingham Trent Canal with afternoon tea. £26.
Wed Jun 14th Coach Trip to Forest of Dean Details of forest of Dean Trip
Wed Sep 13th Matinee performance of Miss Saigon
Mon Oct 9th
→Fri Oct 13th
4 nights Alveston Hall Hotel Details of Alveston Hall
Wed Nov 15th Tea Dance Paddocks Hotel Ross on Wye
Arts Appreciation
Fri Feb 10th Discussion Group THE TUDOR PERIOD See Schedule Discussion Group
Wed Feb 22nd OOTS Mozart Concert. See Details of OOTS Concerts
Fri Mar 10th Discussion Group. TBA See Schedule Discussion Group
Sun Apr 2nd Visit to Oxford Literary Festival Details of Oxford Festival
Wed Apr 12th OOTS Tchaikovsky Concert. Details of OOTS Concerts
Fri Apr 14th Discussion Group VICTORIAN ERA See Schedule Discussion Group
Fri May 12th Discussion Group JEWELLERY See Schedule Discussion Group
Wed May 17th Trip to Eltham Palace London Details trip Eltham Palace
Wed May 24th OOTS Mozart Concert. Details of OOTS Concerts
Fri Jun 9th Discussion Group THE ART DECO PERIOD See Schedule Discussion Group
Fri Jul 14th Discussion Group POTTERY AND GLASS See Schedule Discussion Group
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
Mon Feb 13th GROUP A - Anna Karenina chosen by Julia
Cribbage Group
Thu Feb 2nd Meeting takes place at Shirley Social Club, Marshall Lake Road at 7.00pm

The bar will be open and tea and coffee are available. It is useful (but NOT essential) if you can let us know if you are coming, so we have a rough idea of how many tables to set up etc. 
Thu Feb 16th Meetings take place at Shirley Social Club, Marshall Lake Road at 2.30pm
The bar will be open and tea and coffee are available. It is useful (but NOT essential) if you can let us know if you are coming, so we have a rough idea of how many tables to set up etc. 
Thu Mar 30th Don't forget the Crib Tournament on Thursday 30th March at 7.00pm at Shirley Social Club.
Gardening
Fri Feb 3rd Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
AGM and Talk: "Gardens of the Cotswolds Wildlife Park" by Tim Miles
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat in between Core Meeting and Talk
Fri Mar 10th Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Talk: "A Plant Lover's View of New Zealand" by Roger Umpleby
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat between the Core Meeting and Talk
Fri Mar 10th Balance Due for Lindisfarne & Alnwick Gardens Trip
Double Room - Balance is £249
Single Room - Balance is £318
Additional £2 supplement for non-gardening group members (if not yet paid)
Fri Apr 7th Garden Group SUBS Due - £10 for Annual Membership
Fri Apr 7th Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Talk: "Silver Foliage" by Gordon Malt
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat between the Core Meeting and Talk
Fri May 5th Details for Marie Curie Hospice Gardens
Tue May 16th Details for Morton Hall Gardens Trip
Fri Jun 2nd
→Mon Jun 5th
Trip to magical Alnwick Garden and Lindisfarne (Holy Island) in Northumbria. Details for this 4 day / 3 night coach trip to Alnwick Garden & Lindisfarne
Fri Jun 16th Details for Golls Nurseries and Summer Lunch
Fri Jul 7th Details for Whitlenge Gardens
Fri Jul 14th Details for Powis Gardens Coach Trip
Fri Aug 4th Details for Sezincote House and Gardens
Fri Sep 1st Details for White Cottage and Nursery
Fri Sep 8th Details for Cotswold Gardens and Wildlife Park
Fri Oct 6th Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Talk: "Extending the Season in Your Garden" by Victoria Logue
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat between the Core Meeting and Talk
Fri Nov 3rd Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Talk: "Small is Beautiful (Alpines)" by Julie Ritchie
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat between the Core Meeting and Talk
Fri Dec 1st Core Christmas Meal (No Separate Garden Group Meeting in December)
Luncheon club
Fri Feb 10th Eat at the '24 Carat Bistro' Jewellery Quarter - Try something different, try a fusion of Carribbean and English food
Singing
Tue Jan 24th NO CHOIR TODAY
Tue Jan 31st Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Feb 7th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Feb 14th CHOIR CONCERT
6:00pm Refreshments for Choir Members
6:15pm Warm Up
7:00 - 7:30pm Singing medley of songs for Valentine's Day
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND
Tue Feb 21st Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Feb 28th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Thu Mar 2nd CHOIR CONCERT
Location: Solihull United Methodist Church
Lunchtime Recital
11:30 - 12:30 Rehearsal
12:30 Refreshments
1:00 Performance
The Public is Welcome to Attend
Tue Mar 7th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Mar 14th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Mar 28th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Apr 4th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Apr 11th CHOIR CONCERT
6:00pm Refreshments for Choir Members
6:15pm Warm Up
7:00 - 7:30pm Singing medley of songs for Easter
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND