Blueberry Muffins – Newsletter March 2018

March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.  L.M. Montgomery

 “Finding your Feet” Connaught Cinema

                        Thursday 1st March 3.15 pm

Very sorry to say, this has had to be cancelled due to weather conditions this week

Knit & Natter

Thursday 8th March 2:00 pm

A chance to get together for a good natter and a nice cuppa (and knitting or sewing for those that do). This month at the home of Val, Baroness Bounteous Busticle if you’d like to come along so she can cater for the right number. £2 covers tea and biccies.

Sunday Lunch Club

Sunday 18th March

1:00 pm

Ruth, Duchess of Ticklivater, is booking a table at The Lamb, Angmering. We have eaten a delicious Sunday lunch  there in the past which was enjoyed by all who came  Please let Ruth know as soon as possible if you would like her to keep a place for you this time!

Coffee at Haskins Garden Centre

Monday 26th March 10:00

Get together for a chat over a coffee and a bun (followed by an opportunity for some retail therapy)  at Haskins Garden Centre, Littlehampton



Games Afternoon

Friday 23rd March from 12:30 pm

This ever popular event returns courtesy of Margaret, the Lady Mitzimo. Jacket potatoes with side salad will be served.

Cost will be £5 each. Please bring your favourite games. Maximum capacity for this event is 12 so please also let

Margaret know as soon as possible if you would like to take part


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

Wander round the castle gardens and enjoy the beautiful displays of tulips. Followed by lunch at a local eaterie. Entrance for seniors is £13. Please let Queen Judy know if you’d like to come.


Visit to Christ’s Hospital School

Thursday 14th June

A tour of this fascinating and historical school, founded in 1552 and set in 1200 acres of stunning Sussex countryside. Following the tour, enjoy an afternoon tea served in the School’s magnificent dining hall. Our organiser is Gilly, the Scarlet Poppy. Cost is £25 but needs to be booked well in advance so, if you would like to come but have not already let Gilly know, please do so right away!


Events in March and April


Saturday 3rd March – Denton Lounge

Wednesday 7th March – “ Private Lives”

Thursday 8th March – Knit & Natter

Friday 23rd March – Games Afternoon

Monday 26th March – Coffee at Haskins

Monday 16th April – 10 Pin Bowling

Tuesday 24th April – Tulip Festival



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