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Knit and Stitch Group visit Holly Lodge, Wednesday 24th April

Our knit and stitch group enjoyed a lovely outing to Holly Lodge in Richmond Park where they made some beautiful soaps followed by a pub lunch along the river.

Ageing Youthfully, Thursday 9th May

Our Men’s Wellbeing and Pilates Teacher, Garry Freer, and Dr David Beales, GP, facilitated a very interesting seminar on how to elevate the quality of our lives as we age. It was very informative and everyone who attended came away with a variety of ways to improve the quality of their lives.

Outing to the Bluebell Railway, 3rd May

Over 30 of our members set off on the Bluebell Railway in East Sussex on a 22 mile round trip between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead stations. They enjoyed a ploughman’s lunch on the train while looking at the beautiful countryside and admiring the stunning bluebells. A good time was had by all!

Flamenco Performance, Friday 10th May

We were delighted to welcome back Rosandra and her guitarist, who treated us to another stunning performance of flamenco music and dance. It was thoroughly enjoyable and we’re already looking forward to her next performance!

Outing to the Lightbox Gallery in Woking, Friday 17th May

By popular demand, we organised another outing to the Lightbox Gallery in Woking. Two of our kind volunteers drove the mini buses and after a tour of the exhibition ‘Women in Photography –  A History of British Trailblazers’ everyone enjoyed a light lunch on the canal side before setting off home.

Roy Norton, BBC Producer

Roy Norton, ex-BBC Producer, gave an interesting talk about some of the great milestones in television history as well as sharing some hilarious ‘off camera’ anecdotes and memorable mistakes;

Kew Fete, Saturday 22nd June

Our stand at the Kew Fete was popular and we hope to have attracted even more members to The Avenue Club!!