Previous Coffee Mornings

16 November 2018
Sheila Hull gave us a really interesting and sad talk about a village in France that her and her family had visited which is a WW2 memorial.

21 December 2018
What a way to start the Christmas festivities than being entertained by our very own ukulele group led by Jim Benton. Everyone had a super time.

18 January 2019
Unfortunately the weather conditions were bad for our first meeting of the year but the brave souls who made it enjoyed have a chat and enjoyed Sheila's lemon drizzle cake.

15 February 2019
our numbers were back up again for this meeting so we talked about future events and going out for afternoon tea. Sandra to make enquiries.

15 March 2019
Today we agreed that we would be going to the Royal Station Hotel on Friday 12 April for Afternoon Tea. This date was chosen as there is to be NO Coffee Morning in April as the set date will be Good Friday. We then went on to talk about the shops that used to be in Newcastle. Remember C&A ETAMS the 2 Woolworths the several school uniform shops BINNS. It was great to be reminded.

No Coffee Morning this month so 20 of us enjoyed a super Afternoon Tea at the Royal Station Hotel.

17th May
It was hard to believe that it was 10 years since Sheila, Lesley and I took over running the Coffee Morning. How time flies.We talked about the many various events we had had ways to tie your scarves, making smoothies, visits from the Cat and Dog Shelter,the many talks from Sheila Hull and myself plus the odd quiz or two. We also remembered the members who are sadly no longer with us but still thought of fondly.

21st June 2019
Now that the over 75s are to lose their free tv licence Lesley gave a talk explaining all about Pension Credits and how to claim.

19 July
27 members attended today and everyone was in the mood for a natter.

16 August
weather was terrible today but members still turned up to listen to a talk by Sandra all about Ringtons. It was interesting to discover what the delivery men carry in their basket.

20th September
Today we talked about being evacuated during WW2 and were able to hear from members who had ben evacuated - some with good experiences some bad as well as from a family who took in evacuees. It was interesting to hear first hand events.

18 October
Super meeting today as we were entertained by Jim Congleton who played the accordion. As well as playing Geordie songs he played sing-a-long tunes and even had members up dancing.

16 November
Today we were to have a quiz but everyone seemed to want to talk talk talk. Discussed our Christmas Coffee Morning.