Sadly, support for the monthly coffee morning has dwindled since the recent move to The Barley Mow, Milford, and these are now discontinued. A monthly Tea & Chat at The Wildwood will now replace the coffee mornings. These afternoon sessions will take place on the 1st Tuesday each month from 2pm. Please join us if you can and feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in joining the Phoenix Club – meeting dates are Feb 6th, Mar 5th & Apr 2nd. Meg & Robin
Members on the wait list will be contacted. If anyone else wants to book, please contact Alison ASAP
Enjoy free time sightseeing before meeting up for at 3.15pm for a leisurely boat trip on the River Avon.
Step into the 1940s, 50s and 60s and experience the hustle and bustle of the new high street. Try pork baps in the 1950s Marsh & Baxter. Meet new historic characters, spot vintage transport, and don’t forget to listen to the Talking Clock or ‘Dial-a-Disc’ in our beautiful 1960s telephone box.
- The BBC Philharmonic Conductor/soloist Julian Rachlin for an evening of Mozart and Dvořák.Programme
- Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216(23 mins)
- Symphony No 36 in C major ‘Linz’, K 425(30 mins)
- Antonín Dvořák
- ‘Largo’ from Symphony No. 9 in E minor, ‘From the New World’, Op 95(38 mins)
Chavenage House has been much used in TV and film period dramas, including Poldark.
Full details and Booking Form will be included in the February edition of your Phoenix Newsletter
Members of our Art Group enjoyed a festive lunch at SPRING SLADE, Cannock Chase
Over 100 members enjoyed our AGM/Christmas Party. Many thanks to Patti and her team for a fabulous event.
THIS OUTING IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.
Walton Village Hall.
Contact Bill for more details
New members welcome!
Karen Gomyo, a sensational Japanese born violinist, makes her debut in our series and will show exactly why in Tchaikovsky’s glorious concerto. The rest of the programme is high voltage with John Storgårds bringing his special virtuosity to Sibelius’s symphonic portrait of a nation awakening to freedom.
Full details and booking slip will be included in the NOVEMBER edition of your Newsletter.
Patti arranged perfect weather for the outing to The Shrewsbury Flower Show
We meet at Walton Village Hall, at 1.00 pm-1.45 pm, during school term time only. No experience necessary. Contact Group Leader, Sue for more details (phone number is in your Phoenix Newsletter)
The Autumn term commences on Wednesday SEPTEMBER 6th.
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Say hello to our Advanced Line Dancing Group members and their lovely teacher, Linda (Front row, centre). Looks like the group may welcome a few more men.
Contact Group Leader, Fay, if you would like to join the group.
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A group of our members enjoyed a lovely day out at Llandudno. Patti even managed to arrange the sunshine!
Visit Kelham Island Museum which celebrates 300 years of Sheffield making history
You’ll hear the roar and feel the rumble of the mighty River Don Engine
During your visit you’ll have a chance to:
- See the pioneering Sheffield Simplex cars and more in the Transport Galleries
- Step back in time as you stroll along the cobbles of Little Mesters Street
- Explore the Hawley Tool Collection, chronicling centuries of skilled craftsmanship and precision manufacturing
- See the Crossley Gas Engine and Die-Sinkers Workshop in action
- Find out about life on the home front in Sheffield in the 1916 House
Then when it’s time to recharge your batteries, there are plenty of treats to be had in the Island Café Bar – there’s even a traditional pub on-site, The Millowners Arms.
Enjoy a pie/Pea lunch while cruising on the Sheffield & Tilsley canal
Full details and reservation form will be included in the AUGUST edition of your Newsletter. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Piano Concerto No.4
Full details will be included in the AUGUST edition of your Newsletter
Join the award-winning British Police Symphony Orchestra for their Proms Night Spectacular at The Birmingham Symphony Hall.
Full details will be included in the August edition of your Phoenix Newsletter
Full details will be included in the August edition of your Newsletter.
Many thanks to Patti for organising our Phoenix Coronation celebration party. As Tina said ‘You are simply the BEST!’
Only 8 spaces available. If you would like to make a reservation, contact Patti asap.
2023 Phoenix players drawn doubles tournament, played 30th May at Riverway.
Congratulations to the winners, Pam & Graham and runners up Jenny & Peter
On Friday 12th. May, our members enjoyed a Fish & Chip Lunch, followed by entertainment by Julie A Scott from Liverpool. Julie’s repertoire included popular songs from the 1940’s to the 1990’s and a selection of songs from Last Night of The Proms. Many thanks to Patti who worked tirelessly and with such enthusiasm to arrange another successful event for our members.
Thanks to Peter for the selection of photographs.
Our event organiser & Hostess, Patti (below)
I should like to pay credit to the enormous effort put into this event by David and Robin, who was Quizmaster. Patti and Keith gave essential support with refreshments. Although I didn’t participate, I was around during the event and can report that there was a great atmosphere of friendship and pleasure generated by the occasion which was attended by 12 teams of 4 from four Phoenix Clubs in the Stafford area. Jeremy
The members of the Longer Walking Group enjoyed a walk in the Coalport area yesterday. After the walk, everyone celebrated John’s special Birthday with chocolate cake.