Silhill

EVENTS


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Feb 1st Guest speaker Geoff Williams - China people and places
Fri Mar 1st Guest Speaker John Ullah - Laurel and Hardy
Thu Mar 14th ANNUAL QUIZ COMPETITION
Organised by: Marg and Barry Toft
Time: 7:00pm for Dinner; Quiz starts at 8:00pm
Venue: Shirley Golf Club
Teams: You can submit a full team of 6 people or you may request to be assigned to a team. All are welcome! Please let Marg Toft know if you wish to participate.
Cost: £2.00 for the Quiz (payable on the evening) and £7.00 for the meal (details to be arranged)
Arts Appreciation
Fri Feb 8th Discussion Group Meeting Schedule Discussion Group
Tue Feb 12th The New Art Gallery Walsall. Tour Gallery Walsall
Cribbage Group
Tue Jan 22nd Afternoon Crib Session at Shirley Social club at 2:30pm.
Thu Feb 14th Afternoon Crib Session at Shirley Social club at 2:30pm.
Tue Mar 5th Afternoon Crib Session at Shirley Social club at 2:30pm.
Wed Mar 27th Annual Cribbage Tournament
Wednesday 27th March at 7:00pm at Shirley Social Club. In the tournament we play 5 games during the evening and the winner takes home a trophy. There will be a list available at the next sessions for you to sign up for the evening. You will also be able to sign up for food from the usual bar menu.
Gardening
Fri Feb 1st Talk: "Friends and Foes in the Garden" by Roger Umperley
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Mar 1st Talk: "Winterbourne Gardens" by Lee Hale
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Apr 5th AGM 12:00 (following Core Meeting)
Come join us for a review of the year's activities, a Quiz and the "Best Weed Competition"
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Wed May 15th Trip to Spetchley Park Gardens
Cost £12.50 (includes tour, tea/coffee and cake)
Arrival: 11am
Tour: 12:00 - 1:30pm, followed by free time to explore
Car Share
Thu Jun 13th Trip to Chelsea Physic Garden in London
Travel by Train from Solihull
Lunch and Private Tour at the Physic Gardens
Guided Walking Tour around Chelsea area of London
More details forthcoming
Sun Jun 23rd Dorridge Open Gardens
Dorridge – 5 Gardens Sunday June 23rd 2pm – 5:30pm £6.00 entry
Click here for details --> Dorridge Open Gardens
Car Share
Fri Jun 28th
→Mon Jul 1st
Great Gardens of Sussex
4 days / 3 nights
£435 (£35 Single Supplement)
Click Great Gardens of Sussex for details
Sun Jul 7th Bournville Village Open Gardens
Sunday 7th July 10am – 5pm
Admission: Adult: £7.00
Click here for details --> Bournville Village Open Gardens
Fri Aug 2nd Visit to Martineau Gardens
Bring a picnic lunch
We will car share to the Gardens after the Core Meeting
Fri Sep 6th Lunch and Garden Visit (following Core Meeting)
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre -- George Cadbury's former home
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)
Historical Figures
Tue Feb 26th Group A Discussing Rowland Hill time 1.30pm Jackie Pardoe house
Thu Feb 28th Group B Discussing Rowland Hill time 2.00pm Sally-Jane Nelson-Smith house
Tue Mar 19th Group A Discussing Maud Gonne time and venue to be arranged
Thu Mar 21st Group B Discussing Maud Gonne time and venue to be arranged
Tue Apr 16th Group A Discussing Isambard Brunel time and venue to be arranged
Thu Apr 18th Group B Discussing Isambard Brunel time and venue to be arranged
Thu May 16th Group B Discussing Sir Francis Galton time and venue to be arranged
Tue May 21st Group A Discussing Sir Frances Galton time and venue to be arranged
Tue Jun 18th Group A Discussing Alfred Wainwright time and venue to be arranged
Thu Jun 20th Group B Discussing Alfred Wainwright time and venue to be arranged
Luncheon club
Tue Mar 12th Tuesday 12th March 2019
Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Warwickshire Lad
Broad Lane, Wood End, Tanworth in Arden, Solihull, West Midlands, B94 5DP
Phone: 01564 742346

Menu Two courses £13.95 and Desserts £3.95 Or ordinary menu

Menu choices must be selected in advance from the online menu--> http://www.thewarwickshirelad.co.uk/menu

Please email your menu choices to Jackie & Jeff Hildreth jackiehildreth@gmail.com by 4th March 2019
Singing
Tue Jan 22nd CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Tue Jan 29th CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Tue Feb 5th CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Tue Feb 12th CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Tue Feb 19th CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Tue Feb 26th CHOIR PRACTICE
6:30pm Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30pm Choir Practice
Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull
Thu Mar 7th Daffodil Choir Recital at Solihull Methodist Church
Recital Time: 1:00pm
Rehearsal Time: To be advised
Wed May 8th Daffodil Choir Recital at St Alphege Church
Recital Time: 1:10pm
Rehearsal Time: To be advised
Trips and Events
Tue Feb 19th
→Sat Feb 23rd
Trip to Scotland, Duke of Gordon Hotel , Kingussie, 4 nights. Names to be taken at March Core Meeting. Deposit of £50 required with names. Cost £170 per person including trips. Single sup. £8 per person per night. Last chance to book Scotland and pay deposits at April core meeting, Places still available. The dressing up theme for the Scottish trip is any character from children’s books, TV or films. All money must be paid by Friday Oct 5th. Pick up will be at the Methodist church car park at 7-30am next to Solihull station.

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