Shipston-on-Stour Area

Events

Monthly Meetings are open to all members and entry is free. There are generally no meetings in August and December. Meetings are held with a guest speaker in most months from September to May.

Previously, the meetings took place in the Townsend Hall in Shipston on Stour, but in the light of government guidance, meeting there has been suspended. However, we are pleased to be able to continue with a programme of talks via Zoom or similar, for which there will be no charge. At this stage we are unable to publish a full calendar of events but will provide details of upcoming talks on this page.

Please see below for information on the next talk. We will email members with instructions on how to register for a talk a couple of weeks before it is due to take place.

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Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue May 25th Tuesday 25th May at 2.00pm by Zoom "To the Fringe and Beyond"
Ginny Davis is a former barrister who became a writer and performer in her early fifties.
She has performed her one-woman plays to sell-out audiences at the Edinburgh and
Brighton Fringe Festivals and at theatre venues throughout the UK. Latterly Ginny has
brought the law into her writing. Her play “Learned Friends” has been performed at the
Old Bailey and the Crown Courts in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. In 2020 Ginny
wrote her first novel, a crime/psychological suspense story entitled “What Lies Beneath
the Surface”.
“To The Fringe and Beyond” is an entertaining, motivational talk in which Ginny
demonstrates that anything is possible. She illustrates the story of her career path from
the criminal bar to the stage with performance of scenes from her plays and a short
reading from her book.
“Ginny Davis’s talk totally captivated her audience. Her performance was really
inspirational and funny ...” Wellesbourne WI