Silhill

Events


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Oct 7th Speaker Mr Andrew Lound - Titanic! The Return of a Dream
Thu Oct 20th Family history meeting at 10 am upstairs at Solihull Library
Fri Nov 4th Speaker Ms Diane Mannering - Our Monarchs...which were "Born to Rule"
Fri Dec 2nd Christmas Lunch
Outings
Mon Oct 10th Queens 90th birthday celebration Music Hall and Lunch, Nailcote Hall.....Details for Nailcote Hall
Tue Dec 20th Xmas Wassail at The Crescent Theatre .Details for the Wassail
Mon Feb 20th
→Fri Feb 24th
Paignton.....(4 Nights at The Redcliffe Hotel)
Thu Mar 23rd Billy Elliot. Matinee at The Hippodrome......Details for Billy Elliot
Other Events
Sat Nov 19th 5TH ANNIVERSARY BARN DANCE - Oliver Bird Hall, Solihull
Outings
Mon Sep 26th
→Thu Sep 29th
Northern Ireland ( 3 nights ) Details of trip to Northern Ireland
Mon Oct 10th Nailcote hall Musical/Lunch Details of Nailcote Hall Musical
Tue Dec 20th Xmas Wassail Details of Xmas Wassail
Mon Feb 20th
→Fri Feb 24th
Paignton (4 nights away)
Thu Mar 23rd Billy Elliot the musical Details of Billy Elliot
Art & Craft
Thu Oct 6th Meet at St. Margaret's church hall
Thu Oct 20th Meeting at St. Margaret's church hall
Arts Appreciation
Wed Sep 28th OOTS Haydn Concert. See Details of OOTS concerts
Wed Oct 12th OOTS Mozart Concert See Details of OOTS Concerts
Fri Oct 14th Discussion Group LOWRY See Schedule Discussion Group
Wed Nov 9th OOTS Bach Concert. See Details of OOTS Concerts
Fri Nov 11th Discussion Group DESERT ISLAND DISCS See Schedule Discussion Group
Tue Nov 15th The Tempest. Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Wed Feb 22nd OOTS Mozart Concert. See Details of OOTS Concerts
Wed Apr 12th OOTS Tchaikovsky Concert. Details of OOTS Concerts
Wed May 24th OOTS Mozart Concert. Details of OOTS Concerts
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
Mon Oct 10th GROUP A - Woman on the Edge of Time - by Marge Piercy - chosen by Janet.
Mon Oct 10th GROUP B - Unknown Terrorist - Richard Flanagan
Mon Oct 10th GROUPS Cand D - I Let you Go - Clare Mackintosh
Mon Oct 10th GROUPS Cand D - I Let you Go - Clare Mackintosh
Mon Nov 14th GROUP A - TBA (Linda)
Mon Nov 14th GROUP B - Us - David Nicholls
Mon Dec 12th GROUP A - Possession by A S Byatt chosen by Pauline W.
Mon Dec 12th GROUP B - The Shack - Paul Young
Mon Feb 13th GROUP A - Anna Karenina chosen by Julia
Christmas Melodrama
Fri Sep 30th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend? All of the cast of the Musical Hall bits plus the Black - Hearted Villain cast (in other words if you are speaking or singing anything you are needed on this date)
Fri Oct 7th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend? All of Black - Hearted Villain Cast
Fri Oct 14th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend? Everyone involved - backstage as well as performers - by this date we should be pretty tight on our lines and we should either have or know how to source our costumes. Getting everyone together here is a good idea to tighten on any things needed.
Fri Oct 21st NO REHEARSAL THIS WEEK
DOT EMM ON HOLIDAY
Fri Oct 28th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend? All of Black - Hearted Villain Cast - Lines MUST BE LEARNED BY THIS DATE
Fri Nov 4th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend?
All of acting and singing casts of Music Hall items and Melodrama
Fri Nov 11th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Dickens Heath Parish Rooms
Who should attend? Everybody
We should be ready for everybody who is helping in any way to be here as an audience and
Fri Nov 18th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Methodist Hall in Solihull
Who should attend? EVERYBODY who is helping in any way.
Fri Nov 25th Melodrama Rehearsal
4pm - 6pm
Methodist Hall in Solihull
Who should attend? EVERYBODY who is helping in any way.
Cinema Club
Mon Oct 31st This is back to the last Monday in the month.
We will notify members of the film screening and times the week before.
Mon Nov 28th Programme to be advised
Mon Dec 26th Boxing Day.
We hope you are having a great Christmas.
There will be NO Monday Matinee today.
Gardening
Fri Oct 7th 12.15 pm - Meeting in Community Hall - speaker - Mandy "Importance of Evergreens and early Spring interest"
Fri Oct 14th Westonbirt Arboretum . . . Details for Westonbirt Arboretum
Fri Nov 4th 12.15 pm - Meeting Community Hall - Talk by Chris Ward - Wildlife Gardening.
Fri Jan 6th Time: 12:15pm - Following Core Meeting
Talk: "The All Year Round Bulb Garden" by Jim Almond
Location: Methodist Community Hall (across car park from Church)
Bring a packed lunch to eat in between Core Meeting and Talk
Fri Jan 20th New Year Lunch. Click here for details about Lunch at Nuthurst Grange
Fri Feb 3rd Time: 12:15pm - 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: 12:15pm - 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: 12:15pm - 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: 12:15pm - 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: 12:15pm - 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
Thu Oct 20th Lunch at Jamies Italian Resturant The Bull Ring Birmingham 12.15 for 12.30pm
Singing
Tue Oct 4th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Oct 11th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Oct 18th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Oct 25th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Nov 1st Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Nov 8th CHOIR CONCERT for Remembrance Day
6:30pm REHEARSAL 7:00 Concert on ground floor of hospice.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Nov 15th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Nov 22nd Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Nov 29th Choir Practice: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 - 8:15pm Rehearsal.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Sun Dec 4th CHOIR CONCERT and TREE LIGHTING SERVICE
Afternoon. Time TBD
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Tue Dec 6th CHOIR CONCERT: 6:30pm refreshments. 7:00 Singing - Ground floor of hospice.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Thu Dec 8th CHOIR CONCERT
Location: House of Fraser in Solihull
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
More details to follow
Tue Dec 13th CHOIR CONCERT
Refreshments 6:30pm
REHEARSAL 7:00 Concert on ground floor of hospice.
Location: Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull.
Thu Feb 2nd CHOIR CONCERT
Location: Solihull United Methodist Church
Time: Lunchtime Concert
More details to follow
Walking
Thu Oct 13th 3 Birmingham parks walk. Meet 10.00 am at Midlands Arts Centre car park, Cannon Hill Park opposite Edgbaston Cricket Ground. 5.5 miles easy walk no stiles. Paths are hard surfaced there may be one section which is muddy. Lunch available at Midlands Arts Centre. Walk leaders Lawrence & Margaret Conway.