Silhill

EVENTS

T20 Cricket at Edgbaston

Friday 23rd. August Birmingham Bears entertain Northampton Steelbacks.
We have access to tickets in the 1882 suite and parking passes.
The cost is £40 per person which includes a meal (Curry) a free drink and excellent views from inside the suite or the outside seating area.

The game starts at 7.00pm. Food is available before or during the game.

Meet in the main entrance at 6.00pm


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Aug 2nd Core Meeting - Speaker David Howe - An Inspector Calls
Fri Sep 6th Core meeting - Speaker - Mike and Wilma Watkins - The Swinging Sixties
Fri Oct 4th Core Meeting Speaker - Sheena Terrace - Flora and Fauna of New Zealand
Fri Nov 1st Core meeting Speaker - Georgina Hale - Shipwrecked in the Antarctic
Fri Dec 6th Silhill U3a - Christmas Dinner
Arts Appreciation
Fri Aug 9th Book for our annual afternoon tea at the Laura Ashley tearoom on Friday, 9th August. Contact Collette Higgins to book a place or sign up at the June and July discussion group meetings. We will discuss the Arts Appreciation programme for the next 6 months. Deposit of £5 at time of booking please.
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
Mon Aug 12th Group B - Dot Emm's Group
Book:-Big, Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (Jenny's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Aug 12th GROUP A - The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop.
Mon Sep 9th Group B - Dot's Group
Book:-My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing (Margaret L's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Oct 14th Group B - Dot's Group
Book:- The Silence Of The Girls by Pat Barker (Dot's Choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Nov 11th Group B - Dot's group
Book:- The Child by Fiona Barton ( Bev's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Dec 9th Group B - Dot's group
The book:- The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop ( Aileen's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Jan 13th 2020 Group B - Dot's house - Social
Please contact Dot for more information
Film: The Zookeeper's Wife on Netflicks
(Most of the group have read the book!)
Mon Feb 10th 2020 Group B - Dot's group
The book:- The Milkman by Anna Burns (Marg T's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Mar 9th 2020 Group B - Dot's group
The book:- Somebody I Used To Know by Wendy Mitchell (Wendy's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Apr 13th 2020 Group B - Dot's Group
Book:- A Ladder To The Sky by John Boyne (Colette's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon May 11th 2020 Group B - Dot's group
The book:- The Gap Of Time by Jeanette Winterson (Pat's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Mon Jun 8th 2020 Group B - Dot's group
The book:- Spool Of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler ( Di's choice)
Meet at Woodman's Rest (Union Road, Solihull)- 3:30pm
Cribbage Group
Tue Aug 6th The next crib session will be on Tuesday 6th August at 2:30 at Shirley Social Club. As usual, it is useful but NOT essential if you let us know if you plan to attend this session. Looking forward to seeing you all then. Best wishes, Marg and Barry
Gardening
Mon Jul 29th Summer Lunch at Ardencote Manor
Monday 29 July 2019 12:30 for 1:00pm
Ardencote Manor 3 Course Lunch
£28 per person (£30 for non-Gardening members)
Click for Details --> Ardencote Menu
Fri Sep 6th Lunch and Garden Visit (following Core Meeting)
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre -- George Cadbury's former home
Click for Details -->Woodbrooke
Fri Oct 4th Talk: Nicky Stitt from Alexandria College
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Nov 1st Talk: "Pruning" by Duncan Coombes
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Singing
Tue Jul 23rd NO CHOIR REHEARSAL TONIGHT
Tue Jul 30th Choir Social Event - "Pot Luck Supper" 6:30 onwards
Bring a savoury OR a sweet dish to share with others.
Bring your own drinks (alcohol allowed)
Venue: Hospice Ground Floor
Tue Sep 3rd CHOIR HOLIDAY There will be no choir from August 6th - August 27th
Tue Sep 3rd CHOIR RESUMES PRACTICE - 7:00 - 8:30pm Marie Curie Hospice
Trips and Events
Fri Aug 23rd WALSALL LEATHER MUSEUM AND LUNCH IN WALSALL

11 AM A guided tour of this interesting museum which is housed in a restored Victorian factory,
including a demonstration and an opportunity to make a keyring.
Cost to include tip £5
You are welcome to join us at the "Littleton" restaurant for lunch after, ( 2-3 minutes walk from the museum.) A menu choice and a £5 deposit will be required later .Table is booked for 1 30pm

Travel by train---details on the Trips and Events notice board
Wed Sep 18th Royal Day Out Wednesday September 18th 2019

This trip includes a tour of the State Rooms, Royal Mews and The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

The price is £40 and will begin at 12pm and will take approx. 5 hours.

Travel by train-details later
Thu Oct 24th BEER AND SKITTLES EVENING WITH SUPPER

This will take place at the HG Club, 21a Doveridge Road, Hall Green, B28 0LS. Time 6 30 for a 7pm start. Price £7 .
Wed Nov 27th
→Thu Nov 28th
TRIP TO THURSFORD

2 DAY TRIP TO THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR NOVEMBER 27th/28th 2019

PRICE £162 PP

INCLUDES:

RETURN COACH TRAVEL
LATE LUNCH ON ARRIVAL
BED AND BREAKFAST AT THE "LE STRANGE ARMS HOTEL" HUNSTANTON
ENTRANCE TO THE SHOW
ALL TIPS.

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT £10

£50 Deposit required to be paid at the May Core meeting PLEASE

Please note balance of the trip to be paid at the september core meeting
Mon Feb 24th 2020 Bournemouth trip 5days

4 nights at the Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa Hotel, including Full English Breakfast and three course evening meal.

Entertainment on 2nights and 3days out.

Deposit of £50 required at July core meeting.

Double room or twin total cost — £205
Single room total cost — £245

Any queries phone Joy — 07580363540
Janice — 07711400214

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