Silhill

EVENTS


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
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 8th Christmas Lunch at Henley Golf Club
Fri Jan 5th Core Meeting - An Image of Afghanistan - Speaker Javed Hashemi
Fri Feb 2nd Core Meeting - Speaker - Bletchley Park - Speaker Betty Webb
Outings
Tue Dec 19th Wassail at The Crescent Theatre Tuesday 19th December at 7-30pm £20 per ticket , Only 30 available will need to pay as soon as possible.
Historical Figures
Tue Aug 15th Group A this months Historical Figure is the prominent engineer JOSEPH BALZALGETTE venue to be announced
Thu Aug 17th Group B this months Historical Figure is the prominent engineer JOSEPH BALZALGETTE venue to be announced
Trips and Events
Tue Jul 25th Longleat Safari Park. Details for Longleat Coach Trip
Depart 9am. Return 7pm. Cost £31 it would probably be a good idea to bring a packed lunch, as there will not be a lot of free time to get a meal.
Wed Sep 13th Matinee performance of Miss Saigon
Mon Oct 9th
→Fri Oct 13th
4 nights Alveston Hall Hotel Details of Alveston Hall. The full amount for this trip £279 including tips is required at the August core meeting please.
Wed Nov 15th Coach Trip featuring Tea Dance at Paddocks Hotel Ross on Wye
Details for Tea Dance
Sun Feb 25th
→Thu Mar 1st
Land Cruise to Llandudno details to be announced. £50 deposit required for this trip either the August core meeting or the September core meeting please.
Arts Appreciation
Fri Jul 28th Ikon Gallery Sydney Nolan Exhibition. Details of Ikon Gallery Visit
Fri Aug 11th Discussion Group TOPIC - OPEN See Schedule Discussion Group
Tue Aug 22nd Afternoon tea at Wroxall Abbey. Wroxall Abbey
Fri Sep 8th Discussion Group EXHIBITION METHODIST ART See Schedule Discussion Group
Thu Sep 21st St Mary's Guildhall Coventry tour. Coventry Guildhall trip
Fri Oct 13th Discussion Group VINTAGE HOUSEHOLD GOODS See Schedule Discussion Group
Tue Oct 17th Museum of the Jewellery Quarter Details Jewellery Museum Trip
Fri Nov 10th Discussion Group PAINTINGS AND PAINTERS See Schedule Discussion Group
Fri Dec 1st Discussion Group ITEMS RELATING TO CHRISTMAS See Schedule Discussion Group
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
Mon Aug 14th GROUP A - 11.15 at The Woodman's Rest, Shirley - The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble chosen by Linda
Mon Sep 11th GROUP A - 11.15 at The Woodman's Rest, Shirley - Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh chose by Pat
Cribbage Group
Tue Jul 25th The next session will be on Tuesday 25th July at Shirley Social Club at 2 30pm. As usual it is useful (but NOT essential ) if you can let us know if you plan to attend. Looking forward to seeing you all then. Best wishes, Marg and Barry
Gardening
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 8th Core Christmas Meal (No Separate Garden Group Meeting in December)
Singing
Tue Jul 25th NO CHOIR - SUMMER BREAK
Tue Aug 1st NO CHOIR - SUMMER BREAK
Tue Aug 8th NO CHOIR - SUMMER BREAK
Tue Aug 15th CHOIR RESUMES for Summer/Autumn Term
Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Sat Aug 19th Special Event: Choirs With Purpose Recording Session
Location: Marie Curie Hospice (March Lane, Solihull)
We will be recording "My Heart Will Go On". Music will be distributed to choir members in late July.
We will meet and record separately, by part:
Sopranos 9:30am-Arrive/Coffee 10:00am – 1:00pm Rehearse and Recording Session
Altos 1:30pm-Arrive/Coffee 2:00pm – 5:00pm Rehearse and Recording Session
Tenors/Bass 5:30pm-Arrive/Coffee 6:00pm – 9:00pm Rehearse and Recording Session

Jane Murray (the Choir Coordinator) has asked for any volunteers to arrive at 7am to help set-up or to stay after the Tenor/Bass session to help with the clearing up.
Sunday Lunch Club
Sun Jul 30th Sunday Lunch by popular request at Pasta di Piazza again, meet 1pm for 1-30pm.
1091 Warwick rd, Acocks Green, B27 6QT, opposite Wilkos.
Walking
Tue Aug 8th TBA
Tue Aug 8th Meet 10.00 am at the Green Dragon, Sambourne, Nr Studley B96 6NU4-5 miles walk, fairly flat past Coughton Court and Spernall. Not many stiles! Walk leader Keith Mawdesley.
Thu Sep 14th TBA
Tue Oct 10th TBA
Thu Nov 9th TBA

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