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PROGRAMME for 2019 (updated 06/01/2019)

Meetings : Parish Rooms, Hill Top Road, Acton Bridge CW8 3RA
2nd Tuesday of every month, generally at 7:30 pm

Date Speaker Talk/Details
January 8th GAY RHODES That Certain Age
A humorous look at the joys of ageing
February 12th BECKY MALLOWS Empowering Women & Girls in Tanzania
An insight into barriers they face in small pastoralist communities and the work of a small charity, African Initiatives, that supports and empowers them
March 12th STEPHEN GOLDING Looking Back in Time
A history of spectacles from pre-Roman times to the modern day
April 9th DAVID CUMMINGS The Magic of Swans
The story of wild swans in the U.K. and of a particular swan family in Cheshire
May 14th Resolution Meeting, Social Supper to Follow (No speaker)
June 11th ROB MASON Northern Humour & Song
Memories of growing up in Lancashire
July 9th HELEN RAE Top Tips for Great Photos
A guide to taking photos with impact, whatever camera you have, with a local based children's photographer
  August - Outing TBA (No speaker)
September 10th MARY JEEVES History of Marbury Hall and Parkland
A look at all aspects of the Hall, its contents, owners and uses over many years and how it became Parkland we know today
October 8th GINA KIRKHAM Handcuffs, Truncheon & A Polyester Thong
A light hearted, sometimes poignant talk a career as a female frontline police officer an accidental 'diversion' into writing books
November 12th DIANNE LEIGH AGM (7.00pm) followed by - Christmas Flowers
A demonstration of how to make a Christmas table arrangement including candles, fresh flowers and greenery
December 10th Christmas Party (No speaker)
January 14th 2020 SUSAN ORD Forensic Handwriting Analysis
Exploring how easy it is to disguise handwriting or a signature. The talk will be illustrated with examples from real life situations

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