Blueberry Muffins Newsletter September 2021


By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer. – Helen Hunt Jackson

Saturday 4th September – Coffee at Haskins 10:00 am

Start the month with a natter and a coffee and cake!

Tuesday 7th September – Arundel Walk 11.30 am

Enjoy a leisurely walk around beautiful, historic Arundel followed by lunch.

The walk starts at the Museum in Mill Road.  Meet there at 11.30 am We will divide into teams to solve the clues. This should take about 90 minutes which will take us comfortably to lunchtime

Contact the Angie, the Princess Cucina if you’d like to take part

Friday 17th September – Not Lady Chatterley’s Lover

All tickets for the performance of this hilarious production (postponed from last year) have been taken but, if you would

like to be on ‘stand by’ for a spare, please give your name to Maria, the Lady M

Sunday 19th September –12:30pm - Sunday lunch at Rockwater

We have a reservation for this lovely restaurant right on Hove prom and very conveniently close to a 700 bus stop.

A deposit of £10 per head will be needed (returned on the day) and a pre-choice from their menu which you can find on this link:


Tuesday 28th September – Bus Pass Tarts Trip to Midhurst

Let’s grab our bus passes ladies and head off to Midhurst to see what charity shop bargains we can find. There will also be plenty of time to enjoy some tasty eats and drinks!

No need for formal booking but if you would like to come, could you give your name to Jessica, Princess of Pebbly Beach, so we know how many to expect.

Meeting points will be: Bus 1 from stop J in South Street at 10.05. Or at BP Garage Findon at 10.20

Return buses at 14.30, 15.35 and 16.40

Saturday 2nd October – Coffee at Haskins 10:00

Beginning of the month get-together for a chat, a coffee and something tasty to accompany it.


Friday 8th October –10 Pin Bowling at ‘Out of Bounds’ Rustington

Show off your skills (or otherwise?) bowling that ball! Sure to be a fun morning. Followed by lunch at the Etablo Lounge

Cost for 2 games is £14 per person. Please contact Queen Judy by September 17th at the latest if you would like to take part and also let her know if you would like to stay for lunch. There

will be a maximum of 12 people and once the list is full, we will have a waiting list.


Sunday 17th October – Sunday Lunch Club

Venue to be confirmed


Tuesday 19th October – Knit & Natter 2:30 pm

Courtesy of Queen Judy, a comfortable get together with a cup of tea and a biscuit for a good natter – and your handiwork

should you wish to do it. Cost is £2 and please let Judy know if you would like to be there. Maximum of 8 people.

Sunday 31st October – 5pm - Halloween on the Beach

Full details to be confirmed but if you’re looking for Halloween fun - keep the date free!

*Save the Date - Wednesday 15th December *

OK – we probably don’t want to think about Christmas yet but please put this date in your diary. We have booked Worthing Golf Club for our annual Christmas lunch and it will certainly be an event you don’t want to miss!

And don’t forget our ongoing online chats with WhatsApp:

·        BM What’s Cooking A challenge for our Blueberry Muffin cooks each week. Let your imagination loose!

·         BM Weekly Film ClubWhat we plan to watch/have watched and reviews

·         BM Poetry Competition – Showcases our talented Blueberry Muffins poets

·         BM Book Club – What are we reading? Reviews and recommendations

·         Cookery Book Challenge: One recipe from every cook book on our shelves!

·         Summer Watch: share your photos showing the summer in Sussex


As we are now able to meet in person, we will not be arranging any more Zoom events until the autumn.

Change of details: If you change your address/telephone number/email please remember to let Queen Jenny or Queen Judy know so that they can update the member details list.


Events for September and October

Saturday 4th September – Haskins coffee

Tuesday 7th August – Arundel Walk

Friday 17th September – Not Lady Chatterley

Sunday 19th September – Sunday lunch at Rockwater

Tuesday 28th September – Bus Pass trip to Midhurst

Saturday 2nd October – Haskins Coffee

Friday 8th October – Ten Pin Bowling

Sunday 17th October – Sunday lunch club

Tuesday 19th October – Knit & Natter

Sunday 31st October – Halloween on the Beach