Blueberry Muffins

April Newsletter


“Sweet April showers do spring May flowers. “

Thomas Tusser


Knit & Natter

Tuesday 17th April at 2:00 pm

This month’s K&N will focus on convention costumes and will take place at the home of Angela, Princess Cucina. Please let her know if you’d like to come along so she can cater for the right number. £2 covers tea and yummy cake!


Sunday Lunch Club

Sunday 15th April

1:00 pm

Maria,  Duchess Deux-Divorcé, is arranging for us to enjoy a Sunday lunch at Food Restaurant 6 New Street, Worthing. If you would like to partake in the fabulous food offered by this restaurant, please contact Maria as soon as possible.


10 Pin Bowling at Out of Bounds, Rustington

Monday 16th April 10.00 am

A chance to show off your bowling skills (or lack of..) and have a lot of fun at the same time. Cost £7 for two games (normal price £10)  Please contact Carol, the Lady Keziah, if you would like to come along


Visit to the Tulip Festival at Arundel Castle

Tuesday 24th April

Meet at 10.00 a.m. at ticket office just inside Castle Gates.  .  A wide range of varieties of tulips will be in flower at the Castle creating an explosion of colour throughout its extensive walled gardens. Amongst the 120 named tulips on display, visitors can delight in Olympic Flame, Lilac Time, Swan Wings, Fancy Frills, Apeldoorn's Elite, Black Parrot and Negrita, plus the beautiful peony.  Concession price is £13.00.  Please RSVP to Queen Judy by 15 April if you will be going.


Brighton Sewer Tour

Thursday 10th May 6.30 pm

…and now for something completely different! A chance to visit the underground world of Brighton and see some very impressive Victorian building work. Places are very limited and need to be paid in advance, so if you would like to join in, please let Jessica, Princess of Pebbly Beach know by Thursday 12th April at the latest. We could also have tea or fish and chips either before or after the tour. Let me know what you think!



Visit to Kipling Gardens, Rottingdean

Tuesday 29th May 2.30 pm

Come along and spend a while wandering around these beautiful gardens which are considered a fine example of 'horticultural excellence' and have been frequent holders of the prestigious Green Flag, which is awarded to the best parks and green spaces in England and Wales

Followed by tea and cakes at a local hostelry.

Please contact  Jessica if you would like to come


Visit to Christ’s Hospital School

Thursday 14th June

The ladies of St Leonards Ladies and Crimson Coasters to join us for this trip.  There should be nineteen of us altogether which will make a good splash of red and purple.

There are a few spaces left if anyone has found they are

free to attend but  Gilly  needs to know by the end of April.

It will be a very interesting tour around the College and hopefully the band will play to us and we shall finish it up with a nice scrummy tea!!   Total cost £25 plus £1 tip.



Tuesday 13th November 10.30 am – 2.00 pm


This is the one event of the year when all our members are expected to come along. If you can’t then please let Queen Judy know as soon as possible. Otherwise – please save the date now!



Blueberry Muffins Christmas  Party

Arun View Friday 30th November 7.00 for 7.30 pm

 Prices to be confirmed in few months but expected to be around £22 for 2 courses or £26.50 for three courses


Events in April and May

Saturday 7th April – Coffee at the Denton Lounge

Sunday 15th April – Sunday Lunch

Monday 16th April – 10 Pin Bowling

Tuesday 17th April – Knit & Natter

Tuesday 24th April – Tulip Festival

Saturday 5th May – Coffee at Denton Lounge

Thursday 10th May – Brighton Sewer Tour

Tuesday 29th May – Visit to Kipling Gardens



You are reminded that it is your own decision to take part in these events and you do so at your own risk. 


If you offer someone a lift, and especially if you take payment for it, you are advised to check your motor insurance policy beforehand.


Blueberry Muffins’ real names, phone numbers, home addresses and email addresses will never be published on our website, but members’ Red Hat Society titles and photographs will be featured.  Anyone unhappy about being part of a group photo appearing on our website should notify Queen Judy or Queen Jenny