Our meetings are held on the third Monday of the month and our venue is open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.
2022 Monthly Meeting Programme
17th January: Burns Night Celebration – Join us for all things Robbie Burns. We will bring the hot supper, you bring the tartan if you have any.
21st February: Bhangra Blaze – Indian Dance. An evening of authentic dancing from India with Janine Bailey.
21st March: The Snail Herder – Learn about one woman’s journey to set up a snail farm in West Buckland, and gain an insight into the life of a snail, with Lyn Paxman.
18th April: Wildlife Preservation – A talk from Stephen Powles at the Somerset Otter Group about a man’s relationship with an otter he named Hammer Scar, which spanned a 5 year period.
16th May: AGM and Resolutions – Will be discussed. Entertainment provided by the Blackdown Hills Steel Band with Marianne Gifford.
20th June: Tile Painting – Come along and create your own masterpiece on tile with The Art Shop.ll have a demonstration and talk on Greek Zorba Dancing by Yiannis Tsenkos. Look out for an email invitation in July to join this online event.
18th July: School in a Bag – Discover from Luke Simon how this charity was set up. It provides school bags filled with educational resources to poor orphaned, disadvantaged, vulnerable and disaster affected children.
August: No meeting
19th September: “Young Offender”– Hear how local author Michael Maisey turned his life around, and how he gives back to those less fortunate as a result.
17th October: Flexercise with Nicky Mumby – Whether in a chair or stood up, let’s get moving with some gentle exercise suitable for all.
21st November: 57 Cathedrals with Jill Berryman – Hear the journey of one woman as she travelled the country in her camper van, exploring 57 cathedrals as she went.
19th December: Choir in an Evening – Let’s get those lungs working this month with Catherine Mowatt and raise our voices and spirits ahead of Christmas.