Silhill

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Jun 5th Howard Robinson - Great Whitley Church
Mon Jun 8th Group A - The One to One by Jo Jo Moyes - Sue
Fri Jul 3rd Mrs Pat Carr - Living in Saudi Arabia
Fri Aug 7th Ashley Grove - Wildlife Trust
Fri Sep 4th Chris Dingley - TBA
Fri Oct 2nd John Ross - The Life and Times of Gilbert & Sullivan
Fri Nov 6th TBA -
Fri Dec 4th Christmas Dinner
Outings
Wed Jun 17th Visit to Abbey at Cwm-Hir, Wales. Details of Abbey visit
Thu Jul 16th Tour of Witley Church followed by lunch.Details Witley Church tour
Mon Sep 7th DARWIN’S NAUTICAL DELIGHT. Details of Nautical Delight
Wed Sep 30th Globe and Rose Theatre Tours and Exhibition. Details of Sept Globe Trip
Mon Dec 21st Christmas Wassail at The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham 7.30pm
Fri Feb 19th Trip to Kingussie, Scotland (4 nights)
Bookworms
Mon Jun 8th Group B - The One Plus One by Jo Jo Moyes
Mon Jun 8th GROUP A - The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton - Linda
Mon Jul 13th Group B - The Parcel of Patterns by Jill Paton Walsh
Mon Jul 13th Group A - The One Plus One by Jo Jo Moyes
Mon Aug 10th Group B The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Mon Aug 10th GROUP A - The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Mon Sep 14th Group B :- The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons
Mon Oct 12th Group B - An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
Mon Nov 9th Group B - Suite Francais by Nemirovsky
Mon Dec 14th Group B -Each member of the group to come with a five minute talk about a book s/he wishes the group to read next - Talking Up Your Book Choice!
Computing
Tue Jun 2nd Meeting to cover email and emailing at 10.00am - lasting about 2 hours
Thu Jun 4th Meeting to cover email and emailing at 2.00pm lasting about 2hours
Gardening
Sun May 31st Bretforton Open Gardens Evesham Worcs WR11 7JH. 11.00 am - 5.00 pm. £5 pp entrance
Fri Jun 5th Eden and The Lost Gardens of Heligan - 4 day tour

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Fri Jul 3rd Tamworth Castle and gardens. Following core meeting. Entrance to castle £6 pp.
Fri Jul 3rd Core Mtg + Visit to The Guinea Gardens, Edgbaston – a collection of Victorian Gardens over 100 years old (subject to confirmation)
Sat Jul 4th The Guinea Gardens, Edgbaston - Free entry. £2 pp charity donation
Thu Jul 23rd Tatton Park, Knutsford Cheshire by car pool. Advance booking - public £25 pp; member £20.50; on day £30 public; member £26 + petrol contribution
Fri Aug 7th Core Mtg + GARDENING SUMMER LUNCH –The Windmill Village Hotel, Coventry 1.15 pm subject to confirmation of numbers tbc
Thu Aug 13th Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester – One of Britain’s best kept secrets – 30 acre Victorian paradise including one of the finest and biggest collections of peonies. Open 11.00 am – 6.00 pm £6 pp + Guided tour £3 pp based on min 10
Fri Sep 4th Core Mtg – Afternoon cream tea/light tea – Chateau Impney, Droitwich + gardens £14.95 pp (tbc) Max 15
Fri Oct 2nd Core Mtg + TALK - Dr Steve Reynolds – “Foliar Pests and foes plus What’s Up Doc plant clinic – take in poorly plants for diagnosis!
Fri Oct 23rd Batsford Arboretum – 10.00 am to 4.00 pm TBC
Fri Nov 6th Core Mtg – TALK – Celia Davis – “Wild bees and wasps in the garden”
Fri Dec 4th Core Xmas Meal
Photography
Mon Jun 1st Field Trip – subject Animals – Sheldon Country Park meeting at 11.00am
Mon Jul 6th Review photos from the June Field Trip
Rummikub & Bananagram
Fri Jun 26th Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Fri Jul 31st Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Fri Aug 28th Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Fri Sep 25th Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Fri Oct 30th Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Fri Nov 27th Meeting at the Dickens Heath Parish Rooms 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Walking
Tue Jun 9th Meet 10.00 am at Fleur de Lys pub Lowsonford. 4 mile easy walk with six well maintained stiles.
Thu Jul 9th Meet 10.00 am at Golden Goose Pub, Wild Goose Lane, Matchborough West, Redditch B98 0DD. Easy walk round Arrow Valley Park, no stiles. Lunch at Golden Goose pub afterwards. Walk leaders Ann Pickard and Maggie Pickard.