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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September Round Up

    Following our annual break for the month of August,Leisure Group restarted on 6 th September when we played Bingo. On the 13th Sept we were entertained by Dr Neville Evans, whose topic was "The street where I lived".He started his talk by saying it was from his boyhood up to the age of 13, and defined it by […]

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April Events

  We were delighted to have Wenvoe school choir come to entertain us on March 29th.The children from classes 8-10 sang beautifully and we had a very enjoyable afternoon. The children were then each given an Easter egg. Rosemary Chaloner gave us an interesting talk on April 5th on WW.I. nursing .It was not considered right for women to be […]

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More February Events

  Our speaker on February 22nd was Mr David Bray ,who gave us a humorous talk on his experiences of collecting rubbish, and of the odd and comical characters he encountered during his many years in charge of Cardiff Waste collections.   Our next meeting was on St David’s Day, when we held a social afternoon. Betty asked questions about […]

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February Events Etc

  At our A.G.M. held on the 18th Jan, thanks were given by Betty to all the committee for their support. The committee members were voted to be returned, with the exception of Viv, who resigned as vice treasurer and was replaced by Josie. On the 25th Jan Mr Peter Finch, gave us a talk on Old Cardiff. It was […]

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