What’s on at the Club next week
As it’s Maundy Thursday there will not be a meeting at the Club tonight. Next week we will be looking at some more prints and slides from the Club’s archives.
Panel Competition “Music”
Congratulations to Lou Humphreys who won the competition, Steve Jones was the runner up.
Continental Weekend Away and Oxford visit
It has been decided that rather than have a weekend away on the continent in October this year we would revert to holding it next year in late June. This has the advantage of better weather (maybe) and lighter evenings and gives the Outings Committee more time to organise a venue.
We also thought that it would be a good idea to have a weekend visit to Oxford either for one or two nights this year in July/August. As this would be vacation time we could stay at one of the Colleges. If this idea appeals to you could you please let me or anyone on the Committee (Betty, Peter Ergis, Paul Whitmarsh) know and say how many nights would interest you and what dates you would prefer in July or August.
At John’s funeral reception the family displayed slideshows of images either of John or taken by him. You can view images from them online at www.helenbartlett.co.uk/john/dad; www.helenbartlett.co.uk/john/lanscape and www.helenbartlett.co.uk/john/classicdad.
Things to do this Easter weekend
Steaming Day at the Victorian steam pumping station – Monday 21 April – 12 noon – 5:00 pm.
Markfield Beam Engine and Museum (Markfield Road, Tottenham, N15 4RB). The principal exhibit is the Wood Bros. Beam Steam Pumping Engine of 1886. The Engine has been restored and can be seen operating under steam power. The Engine House also has been renovated and there is a cafe on site. Cost: Free.
Easter Chair Lifting in Greenwich – Monday 21 April starts at 12 noon
Annual revival of an old tradition of decorating a chair and the heaving ladies into the air by the Blackheath Morris Men. The chair is usually decorated in the town centre market then the heaving and dancing take place near the Cutty Sark.
Over 24 hours, from midnight on Friday 6 June to midnight on Saturday 7 June, Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich are inviting amateur photographers to take a unique and original photograph, with the aim of getting a snapshot of Dulwich and the surrounding area over the course of a day. Open to everyone regardless of ability, every entrant must take a photograph during this single 24-hour period.
All entries will be displayed during the East Dulwich Literary Festival, with the winners announced at a special event on Saturday 28 June.
For further information, or if you have any queries, please contact David Workman on email@example.com.
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