St Mary’s and Bishop Eton Women’s Group

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From the Women's Group committee

Greetings Ladies,

Well, here we go again! Would you believe this is the beginning of our fourth year (school calendar years), thanks to you for your continuing interest and support.

I am giving you an overview of what is planned so far from September 2018 to December 2018. As ever, more information will follow as the months roll on.

September 2018

Wednesday 5 September

Last day for paying for theatre ticket

Tuesday 25 September - Lunchtime session 

We are delighted to welcome back Marie Passey. Many of you will remember Marie’s fascinating talk on the history of Rodney Street.

This time Marie, who is a Blue Badge guide, will speak about Duke Street.

Friday 28 September 

We will be supporting the Macmillan Coffee Morning event in the Fisher-More Hall. More details (and cajoling will follow).

October 2018

Friday 5 October 

We will be holding a Fish & Chip supper which will include a demonstration of working with chocolate and a cabaret. All this for £10 per head.

Tickets will be available from the beginning of September. This will take place at St Mary’s Parish Centre.

Tuesday 9 October

We are joining with the Street Child Africa group for a lunch. This will be held in the Fisher-More Hall and more details will follow soon.

Tuesday 9 October - Theatre visit 

Cath has been able to secure a small number of theatre tickets for a musical based on Helen Forrester’s novels.

At this stage 8 tickets at £18 remain available.  If you wish to go to this production or have already reserved a ticket please leave an envelope with the ticket money, your name and the event at the Monastery by Wednesday 5 September 2018.

Sunday 14 October

For information. One World Lunch. Cath will provide details in the near future.

Tuesday 30 October

Lunchtime session. Janet Hollinshead, member of the history department at Liverpool Hope University, will share her research into the Bishop Eton War Memorial. I am told that there are one or two pieces of information missing, so if you have any information to share I am sure Janet will be happy for you to share them with the group.

November 2018

Friday 23 November - Visit to Chatsworth House. More details will follow.

Tuesday 27 November

Lunchtime session. Our visiting speaker will be Heather Neilsen who will speak about a charity called Homeshare. More information will follow.

Christmas Appeal

After last year’s very successful appeal for the Homeless Mission and your outstanding support we have decided to offer our support again this year. Early notice means you can involve other family members and neighbours. Ever hopeful!

December 2018

Tuesday 4 December

Christmas Castaway. If you were stranded on that famous desert island which pieces of music would you choose and why? Kathy Bamber will talk to two guests and ask these questions.

Friday 7 December 

Coach visit to Bents Garden Centre. Details will follow

Tuesday 18 December - Lunchtime session.

Speaker to be announced