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Pat has arranged a holiday at WARNERS  NIDD HALL HOTEL,  a grade 11 listed mansion in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, yet only a few minutes from Harrogate.


Leisure Club included with your stay:

  • Use of our NEW Fresh-Air Fitness
  • Indoor heated swimming pool (towels provided) 
  • Ice cold plunge pool
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Hot spa pool
  • Fully equipped fitness studio
  • Aqua fit sessions


Full details and booking form will be included in the AUGUST edition of your PHOENIX Newsletter.


Strictly Live January 20th. 2018

Thirty STRICTLY fans enjoyed a visit to STRICTLY LIVE at the Birmingham Arena.


Above: Christine Connelly, Beryl Lane, Helen Hepton, Lynn Stubbs,(scoring 10), Kath Shubinsky,  Steve Parsons , Pat and Janet Mcgurk & Joan Bonsell

Above: Pat Hayward, Eunice Lewis, Pam Hill, Ann Walthorne, Pat Wilkinson, Honor Tweddle, Jane Lavell & Valerie Howes

Above: New Phoenix members, Cynthia Challenger, Gwen Tolley & Carole Pattison (front)

Pat Hayward, Eunice Lewis, Ann Walthorne (behind)

Surrounded by glitter balls, sequins & sparkles, and sensational dancers, we enjoyed an afternoon of fun, feel good and FAB-U-LOUS entertainment.

We were treated to all four finalists from the recent TV contest: Debbie McGee & Giovanni Pernice, Alexandra Burke & Gorka Marquez, Gemma Atkinson & Aljaž Skorjanec and reigning champions Joe McFadden & Katya Jones.

They were joined by  Susan Calman & Kevin Clifton, Davood Ghadami & Nadiya Bychkova and Jonnie Peacock & Oti Mabuse

(Image: Official Strictly Twitter)


Congratulations to Debbie and Giovanni who won the first matinee performance of 2018!


Dates for your diaries

Pat Hayward and her team have arranged the following Outings to new venues.

Full details and Booking slips will be included in the AUGUST edition of your Newsletter.

  • September 26th.                           The Silk Museum, Macclesfield
  • October 31st.                                  Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
  • November 10th.                            Baddesley Clinton, National Trust Estate
  • November 26th.                            Marsh Farm luch
  • November 30th.                            CBSO, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
  • December 1st.                                Worcester Victorian Fayre
  • May 21st.                                           SPRING HOLIDAY at CRICKET St THOMAS (Warners)