Wenvoe School Choir Visit

  We always enjoy a visit from the children of Wenvoe School choir and their visit on June 20th was no exception.24 children and their teacher crossed over the road to come to entertain us and gave us a lovely afternoon. On 27th of June Bruce Hawkins gave us a talk “Naughty Women in History”. His list was endless, some […]

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June Talks

  Mr David Harrison gave us an interesting talk on May 23rd about graveyards, mostly in the Monmouth area ,where he lives,and where a lot of history is attached. On the 30th of May, Ann Callen brought her vast collection of patchwork quilts to show us. She told us how she first became interested in this craft and how much […]

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Mercy Ships and Faberge Jewellery

  Mrs Sheila Pugh visited us on April 18th, and gave us a very interesting talk on the Mercy ships, and the wonderful work done by those who volunteer to work on them. The ship is stationed each year at a port, mostly in Africa, where it becomes a hospital,carrying out surgery and treatments doctors, nurses, teachers etc, at their […]

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March Talks

  On March 21st, Mr Tom Phelps entertained us. He first gave us an insight into his childhood education which was poor but was determined to learn by following correspondence courses. He went on to write hundreds of humourous poems which he read to us with his very Welsh accent making them very comical. This was followed on 28th March […]

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February and March Events

  We had a relaxing musical afternoon on the 21st February when Mr. Joel Jordan played his guitar and sang to us. He sang songs from the 40's onward which were all well known to us, from the Beatles. Patsy Kline, etc. We had a delightful afternoon. On the 28th Mr. Allan Underhill gave a talk on sugar and the […]

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January and February Events

  Rosemary Scadden was our speaker on January 24ty, with one of her new talks “On the edge”. Rosemary told us of villages along the edge of the Severn Estuary, some we had not heard of. This was followed on the 31st by Annette Bracey giving us some keep fit exercises to do. We are pleased to welcome many new […]

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January Business

  Our new year started on the 3rd January, as always with a game of Bingo, followed on the 10th with our A.G.M. There was a lot on the agenda to discuss, one being which charity to support. It was suggested that it should be a children’s. Enquiries are now being made. Our new programme for this year, started on […]

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Pre-Christmas Events

  On November 22nd we held a quiz with a Christmas theme ,followed on the 29th by retired actress Debra John, who dressed for the part of the lady of the manor in the 1800’s. All the traditions of making mince pies, which were made with different meats in those days and cakes puddings to serve with mulled wine to […]

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November Activities

  Due to a last minute cancellation on October 18th,Mr Derek Donovan stepped in and gave us a lovely musical afternoon with his harmonica playing. We had an afternoon of Bingo on 1st of November followed on the 8th with a talk by Mr John Bettles on Humour in the funeral parlour and of the strange requests some families ask […]

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The Age of Dancing

  On September 20th Stephen Jarvis gave us a talk on dancing as we knew it,in the days of the Big Bands .The big names then being Joe Loss, Henry Hall and Bert Ambrose. ladies would dress up and men put on their tuxedo to enjoy a night out dancing the quickstep, waltz,foxtrot or tango. Towards the end of the […]

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