Silhill

Events


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
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 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
Historical Figures
Tue Jun 20th Group A this months Historical Figure is the local man JAMES KENT meeting at PAT O'CONNORS HOUSE AT 13.30PM
Thu Jun 22nd Group B this months Historical Figure in the local man JAMES KENT, meeting at PAM & GEOFF WILLIAMS HOUSE AT 13.30PM
Tue Jul 18th Group A this months Historical Figure is the Victorian ELIZABETH FRY venue to be announced
Thu Jul 20th Group B this months Historical Figure is the Victorian ELIZABETH FRY venue to be announced
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
Wed Jun 14th Coach Trip to Forest of Dean Details of forest of Dean Trip
Tue Jul 25th Longleat Safari Park. Details for Longleat Coach Trip
Depart 9am. Return 7pm. Cost £31
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 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
Arts Appreciation
Fri Jun 9th Discussion Group THE ART DECO PERIOD See Schedule Discussion Group
Mon Jun 19th Guild Chapel Stratford Conducted tour. Details of tour Guild Chapel Stratford
Fri Jul 14th Discussion Group POTTERY AND GLASS See Schedule Discussion Group
Fri Jul 28th Ikon Gallery Sydney Nolan Exhibition. Details of Ikon Gallery Visit
Fri Aug 11th Discussion Group (Topic to be decided)See Schedule Discussion Group
Tue Aug 22nd Get-together afternoon tea. (Venue to be decided)
Fri Sep 8th Discussion Group EXHIBITION METHODIST ART See Schedule Discussion Group
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
Mon Jun 12th GROUP A - 11.15 a.m. at The Woodman's Rest - The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent - chosen by Pauline W
Group B - 2.30 at The Woodman's Rest - The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes chosen by Dot Emm
Group C - 2.30 at The Woodman's Rest - Us by David Nicholls
Mon Jul 10th GROUP A - 11.15 a.m. at The Woodman's Rest - The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters - chosen by Pauline G
Group B 2.30 at The Woodman's Rest - The Little Red Chairs by Edna O'Brian chosen by Marg Toft
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
Gardening
Fri Jun 2nd
→Mon Jun 5th
Alnwick Garden and Lindisfarne
PICKUP Time: 9am (please arrive 10-15 minutes early)
PICKUP Location: Crown Plaza (Holiday Inn) 61 Homer Road Solihull
HOTEL: Brittania Newcastle Airport Hotel

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 8th Core Christmas Meal (No Separate Garden Group Meeting in December)
Singing
Tue May 30th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Jun 6th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Jun 13th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Jun 20th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Tue Jun 27th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Sun Jul 2nd CHOIR CONCERT / TEA PARTY / TOUR THE HOSPICE GARDENS
The Choir will be singing in conjunction with The Hospice Blooming Tea Party and an NGS (National Garden Scheme) Open Day at the Hospice Gardens.
Gardens open 11am - 3pm
1:15 Choir Members Warm Up
2:00 - 2:30pm CHOIR CONCERT
Open to the public. Tea and Cakes available for sale.
Tue Jul 4th Choir Rehearsal
6:15 Refreshments
7:00 - 8:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Marie Curie Hospice - Marsh Lane - Solihull
Sunday Lunch Club
Sun Jun 11th Sunday lunch at Hileys Coffee Shop, Boxtrees Craft Centre , Stratford rd., B94 6EA,
Meet 1pm for 1-30pm.
Walking
Tue Jun 13th TBA
Tue Jul 11th TBA
Tue Aug 8th TBA
Thu Sep 14th TBA
Tue Oct 10th TBA
Thu Nov 9th TBA