Newsletter May 2018
The world's favourite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.Edwin Way Teale
Knit & Natter
Thursday 10th May at 2.00 pm
This month’s K&N will be held at the home of Tuula, the Countess of Karelia. Time to get together to chat, do any craftwork (or not if you don’t want!) and enjoy a nice cuppa and cake. Please let Tuula know if you’d like to be there, so she can cater for the right number. Price £2 to cover refreshments
Sunday Lunch Club
Sunday 20th May 1.00 pm
May’s Sunday lunch club will be held at the popular Chambers Bistro in Shoreham High Street. There is a varied menu, including traditional Sunday lunch fare, and it easily reached by rail or via our dear 700 bus service. Please contact Jessica Princess of Pebbly Beach as soon as possible if you would like to come so that she can make a booking.
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 Princess 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.
Saturday 23rd June 2.30 pm
The return of our ever popular summer event: Time to enjoy fizz and strawberries as well as tea and cakes. This year it is being hosted by Queen Judy and will include a special ‘Reduation’ for all our new members, so please make a special effort to come if you have joined over the past year.
Cost is yet to be finalised but will be no more that £10
Everyone who would like to come, please let Judy know by June 2nd at the latest
Monday 25th June 12.30
Open Air Showing of “Casablanca” on Brighton Beach
This year there is open air cinema in Brighton on the beach near the Volks Railway. We are going to go to the 2 pm performance of the classic film Casablanca on Monday, 25th June.
We will meet at the pier at 12.30, leaving at 12.45 to walk to the venue – the doors open at 1 pm. Film length is about 2 hours. NB No refunds are available in the event of bad weather – we will just have to put our waterpoofs on!!
NB no food or drink to be taken in – searches will be undertaken at the door – there will be refreshments available at the venue
Tickets are £12.50 each which includes a deck chair.
Please register and pay Princess Jenny by 6th May – cheques payable to Blueberry Muffins – if you would like to go.
Cocktails and Fun at The Rocking Horse
Thursday 28th June 6.00 pm
JUST ONE MORE PLACE AVAILABLE!!
Join your Blueberry Muffins friends for an evening of hedonism! Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and then learn how to make some delicious cocktails. This is a repeat of a very successful evening two years’ ago.
The cost is £19.50 which includes the Prosecco, 3 cocktails and the tuition. Deposit of E5 payable to Queen Judy on booking.
Those who wish to do so can then come along to Guiseppe’s for a meal
*SAVE THE DATE*
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!
*SAVE THE DATE*
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 May and June
Saturday 5th May – Coffee at Denton Lounge
Thursday 10th May - Knit and Natter
Sunday 20th May – Sunday Lunch Club
Tuesday 29th May – Visit to Kipling Gardens
Saturday 2nd June – Coffee at Denton Lounge
Thursday 14th June – visit to Christ’s Hospital School
Saturday 23rd June – Strawberry Guzzle
Monday 25th June – “Casablanca”
Thursday 28th June – Cocktails at The Rocking Horse
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