The first half of the 2017/2018 season concluded with the now traditional Christmas Lunch organised by Programme Secretary John Taylor and his wife Margaret and hosted by Chairman His Honour Judge Derek Clarkson Q.C. Sixty eight members and guests enjoyed a splendidly prepared and served meal in lovely surroundings courtesy of the Ascot House Hotel. After Lunch interest was provided by anecdotes from both the Chairman and long-standing Member Malcolm Wood.
The normal charitable collection was taken following lunch and a fantastic amount of £280 raised which will be divided between The Girl Guides Appeal to renovate their facilities at Birk Crag and Harlow Hill Methodist Church to assist in providing blinds.
Following such a connvivial event all members and guests moved forward towards the forthcoming Christmas Festivities in good heart.
NEIL RAMSHAW SECRETARY