The November Meeting (13th at 2pm)

TALK SWITCH: 

The talk scheduled for November, as listed on the Membership card, has been postponed. Instead, Chris Matcham, who previously spoke to us about Hedgehogs, will give a talk about the Otters of Hampshire.

(All the statements in the Forum and the What’s On have not updated their schedules, so their published information is wrong)

 

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Our Programme for 2015

The Phair Hall and Community Centre
The Phair Hall and Community Centre

The Giles Group – for those with disabilities, and their Carers – meets in the Alresford Community Centre (the Phair Hall) for a talk or presentation from a visiting speaker, on the second Monday of each month, from 2.00-3.45 pm. After the presentation, tea is served, and a general discussion starts.

Please come and join in! Visitors are welcome for a cup of tea/coffee and a chat.

The monthly talks for 2015 are as follows:

February 9:        Our AGM, plus “Aids for help at home”

March 9:              ‘Canine Partners’

April 13:                English Canals and Narrowboats, by Roger Bricknell

May 11:                  How to make an easy hanging basket

May 21:                   Rotary Thursday Evening Outing

June 8:                     The annual garden party! (Not in the Phair Hall)

June 16:                  Pigs Tuesday Evening Outing

July 13:                  Hampshire Lavender, by Richard Norris of the Long Barn

July 14:                    Pigs Tuesday Evening Outing

August 10:            Winchester Points of Interest, by Carol Watson

September 14:    The Mary Rose Trust in Portsmouth, by Trevor Sapey

October 12:          What can a Chiropractor do? By David Groeger

November 9:       Schooling in Kenya, by Aiden Simons

December 14:     The Christmas Party and Quiz

Jan 11 2016:        3D Origami Paper Sculptures, by Pauline Cherrett

Programme for 2014

The Giles Group meetings and talks from a guest presenter will take place on the second Monday of each month, 2.00-3.45 pm, in the Alresford Community Centre.

Please come and join in! Visitors are welcome for a cup of tea/coffee and a chatas well.

The Monthly talks for 2014, our 20th year, are as follows:

February 10:  AGM and Quiz

March 10: Disability Aids

April 14: Barbara Hudson – Flower Arranging

May 12: E.M.Phillips – An Author in Alresford

June: We are away for our 20th Anniversary garden party!

July 14: Cedar Vet Surgery – On being a vet in Alresford

August 11: Peter Holmes – A Life in the Diplomatic Service

September 8: Chris Matcham – Hedgehogs!

October 13: Audrey Chalk – Simple Cooking (for one)

November 10: Penny Claisse – The Alresford Museum update

December 8: The Christmas Party and Quiz

January 2015: Peter Harwood – 40 years of the Alresford Pigs!