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Information Sheet 16th April 2018

8 months ago By David Rowland

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Monday, 23rd April Walton-le-Dale Primary School
At Severn Drive, Walton-le-Dale, PR5 4TD (not too far from St Mary’s, Brownedge)
FOR 4 pm start
Workshop with the After School Club.

Monday, 30th April
Next practice session
Monday, 7th May
No practice session – early May holiday

Monday, 14th May
Next practice session and next Info.Sheet.

Programme 2018
Further bookings we’re hoping to fulfil are:-
Saturday, 12th May at Balshaw’s H.S. Spring Fair, Leyland
Thursday, 17th May at Leyland Methodist ‘Together on Thursdays’ Group (afternoon)
Saturday, 26th May at Hough Lane, Leyland at the Heritage Shop
Saturday, 9th June at a Birthday Party at Leyland (evening)
Sunday, 1st July at Croston Open Gardens (afternoon)

Dates of when you’re likely to be away on holiday would also be a big help.

Events we’ve had to decline include:-
Sunday, 22nd April at Ferrari’s Restaurant, Longridge with Longridge Brass Band
Wednesday, 2nd May at Dolphinholme WI
Monday, 7th May at Scortopn Bikes & Barrows Festival
Sunday, 10th June at Derian House Children’s Hospice Gala, Chorley
Saturday, 23rd June at Lytham Club Day
‘Lancashire Wakes’
Copies of the Spring 2018 issue are still available from RS. Cost: £1 each.

Odds & Ends
1. Many thanks to all who turned out at Swansea Terrace on Thursday, 22nd March. Residents and staff were fulsome in their thanks. Sadly Mike & David T. came away with more than they’d bargained for! i.e. ‘flu-like symptoms for a few days after. Apparently the home had had to be closed to visitors for a week or so after our visit!
2. The Morris Ring Circular No.74 is now available for you to read. You may find the article on pages 7 & 8 concerning the demise of Green Man Morris & Sword Club of particular interest. Certainly there are a number of similarities between their efforts and ours to keep things going.
3. Re-reminder to take a look at Dave Rowland’s handiwork with the website.
4. Notable dates: Thursday is Primrose Day; Saturday – St Anselm; Sunday – Vocations Sunday and the London Marathon; next Monday – St George and also the birth of William Shakespeare in 1564; Wednesday 25th – St Mark; Sunday, 29th – St Catherine. Then on 1st May (May Day) at 6 am there’s singing from the tower of Magdelen College, Oxford, and lots of Morris dancing. It’s also St Philip & St Jude’s day; Weds.2nd the Badminton Horse Trials begin; Thurs. 3rd sees the start of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race; Sun.6th is Rogation Sunday; Mon.7th is the start of Red Cross Week and the May Day holiday; Tues,8th – World Red Cross Day and Furry Day at Padstow, Cornwall; Weds.9th is Europe Day; Thurs.10th – Ascension Day; Sun.13th Christian Aid Week begins and Mon.14th – St Matthias and the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Updated 11:28 - 17 Apr 2018 by David Rowland


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