Hello Ladies – well here we are, almost March and Spring just around the corner. I hope you all have a spring in your step!
First of all, let me thank Hazel and Pat Allen for running the last two events – once again a good time was had by all and a big thank you to Carmen for organising (and re-organising ) the Safari trip, it was a great success and we even had snow!
Here are some diary dates and updated information for you. Please note that the Red Hatters breakfast has been cancelled for Monday 26th March and changed to Wednesday 28th March
Saturday 3rd March 2018 – Coffee Morning
Saturday 17th March 2018 – Bletchley Park -All seats are taken for this trip
Meet at 9am at the bus stop Chipping Sodbury Car park
Wednesday 28th March 2018 – Red Hat breakfast at a local venue and a Shopping Challenge.
Venue: The Anchor, Lower Morton
Cost: £4.50 for full breakfast but they can do variations.
Following breakfast, we will take part in the official Red Hatters sport – shopping! Hitting charity shops with just £4 to spend and meeting for coffee afterwards to show off our bargains
Names to Margaret asap so that the Anchor can be booked
Wednesday 4th April 2018 – coffee Morning
Saturday 21st April 2018 – SW Regional Convention, Exeter
Meet at Aldi Thornbury – coach pickup
The theme for the event is ‘Western’, so cowgirls, saloon girls, Calamity Jane – whatever takes your fancy!
Must be wearing our colours.
Saturday 5th May 2018 – Coffee Morning
Saturday 19th May 2018 – Prince Harry’s Wedding Day
I’m sure you will be watching the proceedings on TV but following that let’s have our own ‘Wedding Breakfast’. Prize for the best decorated Royal Hat or Tiara, plenty of ‘Bling’. Hopefully a few surprises as well. We will have our own room and the menu and cost will be sent to you shortly.
Money to Jackie by 30th April
Venue: The Malt House, Thornbury
Wednesday 6th June 2018 – Coffee morning
Sunday 10th June 2018 – Proms Evening with supper at Stinchcombe Rugby ground
Time: 6pm for 6.30pm
Venue: Stinchcombe Rugby Club
Wearing our colours and Bling
Money to Jackie asap so that Carmen can book our Tickets
Saturday 7th July 2018 – Coffee morning
Saturday 21st July – Dewstone Gardens and Grotto, Caerwent
Venue: Open 10am to 3pm
Entry cost: £6
Transport will be needed for this event. Suggest our drivers can be identified and we organise accordingly
Wednesday 1st August 2018 – Coffee Morning
Saturday 18th August – Afternoon Tea at Tortworth Farm Shop or Garden Party (TBC)
Saturday 1st September 2018 – Coffee Morning
Wednesday 5th September 2018 – Visit Bristol Cathedral with Guided Tour
Travel using our Bus Passes
Arrive at 10.30am for Coffee
Tour starts at 11.30am
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 – Coffee Morning
Saturday 20th October 2018 – Visit to Oakham Treasures
Cost: £7 Seniors/£8 Adult
Lunch at the restaurant and then we can wander back in time!
November and December – Decisions needed please
Glenda ( Chauffeur Hire) is organising two trips. I propose we do one or the other and so I would l like an indication as to which you would prefer. Sorry no costs available yet.
A. Thursday 29th November 2018 – Kew Christmas lights and Richmond
for shopping and lunch .
B. Sunday 9th December 2018 – Christmas lunch at Waddesdon Manor followed by a Christmas market and lights at a nearby location. This will be a full day and returning in the evening.
Please think about this and let me know your thoughts.
That’s all for now and don’t forget our Coffee mornings
Red Hat Hugs
PS Please remember to wear our colours and that events can be cancelled or changed occasionally
RED HAT COFFEE MORNINGS 2018
10.30 at Hawkes House
Saturday 3rd March
Wednesday 4th April
Saturday 5th May
Wednesday 6th June
Saturday 7th July
Wednesday 1st August
Saturday 1st September