2019 Programme

January 17th Green hearts craft evening

February 21st Speaker John Lindley, Poet Laureate 2004 and Manchester Cathedral Poet 2010 

                     Competition Poem about inspiring women

March 21st Speaker Victoria, from Blue Door Flowers 

April 18th Speaker Bronwen Simpson from Stockport Hat Works

               Competition Home grown cress

May 16th Resolutions Bring and buy plant sale

June 20th Celebrating our 11th birthday party with local dance teacher Natalie Woods

                Competition Homemdae sweets

July 18th Speaker Louise Danson from Manchester Dogs Trust

August 15th Scavanger hunt, Pimms cocktails and "bring and share" supper

September 19th Speaker David McCaddon "Beyond the Yorkshire Ripper"

                        Competition A security tip

October 17th Speaker Jayne of Cocoa-Nut Grove

                    Competition Handmade greetings card

November 21st Annual Meeting (Members only)

                       Activity Make a folded book hedgehog

                       Competition Any savoury or sweet bake

December 19th Christmas Party Wear your Christmas hat as you could be our random competition winner

2018 Programme

January 18th   Pharmacy tales Activity A "Naffle Raffle" 

February 15th How to sell the Eiffel tower   

                    Competition A travel poem written by you

March 15th    Women in WW2    

April 19th      Hints & tips for the Cheshire Show   

                    Competition Jam or Chutney made by you

May 17th      Resolutions & plant sale   

                   Competition Flower/foliage arrangement made by you

June 21st      10th birthday party   

                   Competition A photo of you aged around 10 years old

July 19th       Bugsworth    

August 16th  Line dancing and social evening    

September 20th Mountain Rescue   

                 Competition A photo of a mountain taken by you

October 18th Crafts of the Andes    

November 15th Annual Meeting & craft activity   

                  Competition A plate of Christmas biscuits made by you

December 20th Christmas social & Pointless quiz  Secret Santa to the value of £3  

                  Competition A Christmas card made by you       

Additional events

July 21st Afternoon tea on the "Judith Mary" boat to Bugsworth

October 4th No Petticoats here - Live performance of songs and readings by Louise Jordan

2017 Programme

19th January  Speakers Ian Littlechild and Phil Page "The Heatons"  

                     Competition A photo of the Heatons, taken by you.

16th February Sleight of Hand Magician Peter Turner     

                      Competition Magical Memories Poem

16th March      Roberts Bakery Keith Birkett              

                      Competition A baked item using yeast

20th April       Speakers Mr Nick and Mr. Paul Bianchi from Arighi Bianchi  

                      Competition:  An Easter Bonnet decorated by you.

18th May        Our 9th birthday cream tea  Resolution discussion and Charity Speaker   Event Plant sale

15th June        Chadkirk Chapel                 

                     Competition:  Homemade picture on 7” paper plate using flower petals.

 20th July      Withington food bank         

                    Competition:  3 ft of bunting to be used at the August meeting.

17th August   Summer picnic   Social evening, picnic, fun and games.     

                    Competition:  Best dressed teddy bear.

21st September Speaker Peter Watson Place names and their meanings

                       Competition:  Most unusual place name, written on a postcard with details.

19th October The Royals    

                    Competition:  A homemade crown

16th November AGM and bring and share supper     

                       Competition:  Homemade Parkin

14th December (Note date change) CHRISTMAS PARTY  Secret Santa to the value of £3 

                        Competition:  A Christmas decoration made by you.