Open Meetings

Meetings are held at 2:30-4:00 on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Kenilworth Methodist Church, Priory Rd, Kenilworth CV8 1LQ. Members free. Visitors £1. Refreshments 20p. (No meetings August or December)

The open meetings comprise an approximately 45 minutes presentation by an accomplished speaker. A wide range of topics are covered, some informative, some entertaining, but always interesting and often humorous.

We are always keen to receive suggestions about speakers or topics you would like to include. so click here to send a message to our Speakers’ Secretary.


Thursday 16th May

The Gardening chemist-Colour, Smell and Taste - presented by Dr Alison Foster

Dr Foster will speak about the chemistry of garden plants.

Thursday 20th June

Understanding bacteria — presented by Assistant Professor Meera Unnikrishan

Visiting us from Warwick Medical School Professor Unnikrishan will be telling us about bacteria and
how it can invade and affect our systems

Thursday 18th July

Kenilworth Books — presented by Judy Brook.

Owner and manager Judy will talk about “Running your local bookshop”



16th May - Art Appreciation

20th June - Piano and Recorder

18th July - Patchwork and Quilting

PLEASE Don’t forget to pass the tea things on to the next group before you leave the kitchen.

Also pass on the takings if the supplies are running low so they can restock.

Group contacts : any problems, please phone or email a group coordinator

How to organise the Tea Rota.
2 or 3 People from the allocated groups are requested to make and serve refreshments at the monthly open meetings. The previous group should pass on any remaining tea/ sugar/coffee. Please buy milk and biscuits as needed and reimburse yourselves out of the days takings. Pass the rest of the money to the treasurer. The cost of a drink and biscuit is 20p. Dishwasher instructions are on the wall and if in difficulties ask a member to help you. Groups can exchange dates but please let the committee know.