Blueberry Muffins Newsletter – February/ March 2020


The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within. William C. Bryant


Saturday 1st February

Coffee at Pavilion Café (Denton Lounge) 10.00 am

As you may know, the plan was to meet at the Dome Tea Rooms again this month but unfortunately it was not possible to book a table. For this reason we are returning to our old long-time favourite for a coffee bun and chat

Sunday 16th February 1.00 pm

Sunday Lunch at Brunswick & Thorn

Queen Jenny is booking a table at this popular restaurant which is only a few steps away from the nearest 700 bus stop. Please contact Jenny if you would like her to save you a place

Tuesday 18th February 2.00 pm

Knit & Natter

February’s Knit & Natter will be hosted by Brenda, Countess La Tier. Please make sure to let her know if you would like to come so she can organise the catering

Tuesday 25th February 2:30 pm

Pancake Party

Inga, the lady Venus Shimmer-Shine is hosting a mouth-watering pancake party with lots of lovely pancakes and some blueberry muffins and tea and coffee as well. Cost will be £3 each. Please tell Inga if you’d like to come as space is limited


Tuesday 3rd March 10 am

Ten Pin Bowling at ‘Out of Bounds’

Have a fun morning showing off your skills (or otherwise!) at 10 pin bowling Cost will be £7 for two lanes and afterwards there will be the chance of a lovely lunch at Etablo.

Both the lanes and the lunch table need to be booked in advance, so please contact Carol, Lady Keziah, with your £7 fee as soon as you are able to do so.       

Friday 13th March

Casserole and Games

Lucky date for us!  Maria, the Lady M Duchess Deux-Divorcé, will be hosting a casserole and games evening. Lots of laughs and lots of delicious food. Please let Maria know as soon as possible if you would like to join in the fun.

Sunday 15th March

Sunday lunch at the Chambers Bistro

A return visit to Chambers Bistro in Shoreham High Street. Delicious choice of roasts in a lovely setting. It’s also very easy to reach by public transport. Please contact Jessica, Princess of Pebbly Beach, if you are interested in coming along.


Thursday 19th March

Knit & Natter 2.30 pm

Val   has kindly offered to host our Knit & Natter get-together for March. Please let her know if you’d like to be there


Saturday 18th April

Sonnet Walk

A return of this ever-popular event. This year we will be enjoying the East Walk, starting in Shoreditch.

Tickets are £24 each and Angela, Princess Cucina will be booking them for us on 19th February. So please do let Angela know by that date if you would like her to book one for you.





Saturday June 13th

A Cava and Canape event (late afternoon)

This will be hosted by our lovely Tuula, Countess of Karelia. Full details to follow but please save the date and let Tuula know if you are interested in coming



Wednesday 8th July

Visit to Bombay Sapphire Distillery and Gin Cocktail Masterclass

A trip by minibus to Whitchurch to view the famous distillery and to sample some of its produce

After arriving, we will have lunch in their restaurant followed by a guided tour and a Gin Cocktail Masterclass Places on the minibus are limited to 14 and  there are only a few left, so please contact Jessica, Princess of Pebbly Beach as soon as you can if you would like to be in that number!

Events in February and March

Saturday 1st  February – Dome Vintage Tearooms

Sunday 16th February – Lunch at the Brunswick & Thorn

Tuesday 18th February – Knit & Natter

Tuesday 25th February – Pancake Evening

Friday 28th February – Brick Lane Pantomime

Tuesday 3rd March – Ten Pin Bowling

Saturday 7th March – Morning coffee Venue tba

Friday 13th March – Casserole and Games evening

Sunday 15th March – Lunch at the Chambers Bistro

Thursday 19th March – Knit & Natter





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