Thorpe Bay

TOWIE

TOWIE is the Essex research group led by Wendy White on the second Thursday of the month from 2-4. Membership of the group is unfortunately full.

September Meeting

This month we looked at the lives and work of some of the many men who have played cricket for the county of Essex. It was only a snapshot of the total but it was surprising how many had started their sporting careers in football. Going right back tp the late 1900's with Moreton Peto Betts, and Syd Puddiford and coming more recently to Darren Gough whose son is now also laying cricket as a professional.
Essex has produced some notable captains of England and we heard about Nasser Hussain and Alistair Cooke both of whom played the game from schooldays onward as did Trevor Bailey who lived in Westcliffe and went to Alleyns school.
It was an interesting morning but met with mixed reactions to the game itself. It seems to be a bit like Marmite love it or loathe it. Nevertheless we go on with our meetings and next month we are charged with searching out information on some Essex towns.

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Acrylic Pouring Art Antiques & Collectables
Art Appreciation 2 Astronomy
Barn Dancing Bird Watching
Book Club One Book Club Three
Book Club Two Bridge Improvers
Brushstrokes Bucket List
Canasta & Rummikub Card Art
Casual Walking Chess & Draughts
Classical Music Colouring for Relaxation
Craft Cribbage
Crime Fiction Cycling Group
Family History Film Group
Flower Arranging Foodie Group 1
Foodie Group 2 French for a Challenge
French for Fun French Improvers
Gardening Group 1 Gardening Group 2
Here & There History of the East End
Holiday Group Italian for beginners
Italian Language & Culture Jazz Appreciation & Big Band Dance
Kalooki Keep Fit & Tone
Knit and Natter Latin
Line Dancing Literature
Local History Walking London Group 1
London Group 10 London Group 2
London Group 3 London Group 4
London Group 5 London Group 7
London Group 8 London Group 9
Mah Jong Meet and Eat Luncheon Group
Military History 1 Military History 2
Music Appreciation News and Notices
Opera Photography
Play Reading Play the Guitar
Psychology 1 Psychology 2
Psychology 3 Psychology 4
Psychology 5 Psychology 6
Quiz Group Religions of the World
Rummikub Scrabble
Singing Social Studies
Spanish For Beginners Spanish Improvers
Spanish Intermediate Stitch in Time
Sunday Lunch Club Table Tennis 1
Table Tennis 2 Tai Chi
Talk Sport Tap for Fun
Tenpin Bowling Theatre
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Ukulele for Fun Ukulele Intermediate
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