Silhill

EVENTS


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Dec 6th Silhill U3a - Christmas Dinner
Arts Appreciation
Fri Dec 13th DECEMBER 13th, 2019 at 2pm. British Legion Club, Central Solihull
Antiques Road Show - what is the oldest thing you own? Has it been passed down to you or did you acquire it by other means? Bring along a piece of artwork or artefact to share and talk about its history. Open to any U3A member interested. Free parking and bus stops nearby.
Fri Dec 13th DECEMBER 13th, 2019 at 2pm. British Legion Club, Central Solihull
Antiques Road Show - what is the oldest thing you own? Has it been passed down to you or did you acquire it by other means? Bring along a piece of artwork or artefact to share and talk about its history. Open to any U3A member interested. Free parking and bus stops nearby.
Bookworms Groups A, B, C and D
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 Dec 9th GROUP A - The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker - 11.00 a.m. at Deerhurst Court, Warwick Road, Solihull.
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 Jan 13th 2020 GROUP A - Milkman by Anna Burns - 11.00 a.m. at Deerhurst Court, Warwick Road, Solihull.
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
Family History
Thu Dec 19th Solihull library - Upstairs in a private room 10-12 noon
Drop in and see if you like it!
Gardening
Fri Jan 3rd 2020 Talk: "Plants for Difficult Places" by Lyn Yeomans
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Jan 10th 2020 New Years' Lunch
Venue: Copt Heath Golf Club
Payments and menu choices will be taken at October and November Core Meetings
Click here for Menu --> NY 2020 MENU
Fri Feb 7th 2020 Talk: "Your Garden Month by Month" by Howard Drury
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Mar 6th 2020 Talk: "Growing Unusual Vegetables" by Sally Cunningham
Time: 12:00 Noon - Following Core Meeting
Location: Methodist Community Hall (Bring packed lunch if desired)
Fri Apr 3rd 2020 AGM and Potluck Lunch
Including Seed / Cuttings / Plant Pot Swap
Time: 12:00noon - 2:00pm
Venue: Methodist Church Community Hall
Gin Tasting
Sat Jan 18th 2020 Join us for our first Gin Tasting Evening
Date: Saturday 18th January 2020 Time: 7pm - 10pm
Location: Marylou's House Cost: £15
This event is now full. Contact Marylou to go on the Waiting List.
Historical Figures
Thu Dec 19th Evelyn Miles - 12.00 noon (note the time change) This will be a Christmas get together kindly being hosted by Linda Hornby
Singing
Sun Nov 24th Join us on Sunday 24th November for a day of festivities at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull. Start your Christmas shopping and browse our range of stalls whilst children can enjoy a variety of Christmas activities.
There will be a special performance from our very own Daffodil Choir. Walk through our magical Winter Wonderland on your way to see Santa and his elves.
Entrance to our fayre is free. Children's wristbands will be £5 which includes their visit to see Santa and access to all of the children's activities.
Time: 11am - 4pm
Information on choir performance time to be announced later.
Wed Nov 27th

Sing Christmas Carols at the Knowle High Street Christmas lights turn on/late night shopping.
Date: November 27th
Time: 18.10- 18.45pm
Venue: Outside the Marie Curie Shop [near Costa Coffee] on Knowle High Street.
Wrap up warm as we will be outside!!

Sun Dec 1st Choir Concert during the Annual Hospice Lights to Remember event.
Times: Refreshments from 2.30pm - Warm up/rehearsal 3pm-The Daffodil Choir with the Harmonie band will lead the Carol singing before the ceremony & during the event.
NB: THIS EVENT IS HELD OUTDOORS IN THE HOSPICE GARDENS- REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER! WRAP UP WARM!! & EARLY ARRIVAL IS RECOMMENDED DUE TO CAR PARKING
Tue Dec 3rd No Choir Tonight
Wed Dec 4th CHOIR CONCERT
Warm-up 5:15pm
Singing 5:45pm
There is a corporate event taking place that evening in the Hospice and the Daffodil Choir have been invited to perform as the guests arrive.
Tue Dec 10th 12:00 Mid-day Christmas Carol Recital in Marie Curie Hospice Reception
Times: Choir Gather at 11.45 in reception ready to sing (NO WARM UP PRIOR TO RECITAL)
12:00 - 12:30 Choir Recital
THERE WILL BE NO CHOIR PRACTICE TUESDAY 10TH EVENING.
Tue Dec 17th Evening Carol Concert in Marie Curie Hospice Reception
Times: 6pm refreshments. 6.20pm warm up- 7pm-7.30pm singing
Friends & family along! There will be refreshments for all prior to the performance.
Tue Dec 24th No Choir Rehearsal
Tue Dec 31st No Choir Rehearsal
Tue Jan 7th 2020 Choir Rehearsals Resume 7pm - 8:30pm Marie Curie Hospice
Trips and Events
Wed Nov 27th
→Thu Nov 28th
TRIP TO THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
2 DAYS NOVEMBER 27th/28th 2019
PRICE £162 PP (SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT £10)
INCLUDES: RETURN COACH TRAVEL, LATE LUNCH ON ARRIVAL, BED AND BREAKFAST AT THE "LE STRANGE ARMS HOTEL" HUNSTANTON, ENTRANCE TO THE SHOW AND ALL TIPS
Balance of the trip was due at the September core meeting
Tue Dec 17th Wassail at the Crescent Theatre is back again

At the Crescent Theatre Sheepcote Street Birmingham tickets only £21.00each
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.

Balance for this trip is required at the November core meeting Cheques only please

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

Any queries phone Joy — 07580363540
Janice — 07711400214

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