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Failand Society Programme 2017 - 18
(This is the original version, published in August 2017 -
for forthcoming events, see Home page)

Meeting on Thursdays at 8pm in the Village Hall, Oxhouse Lane, Failand BS8 3TS.

Annual membership subscription £4.  Main events are free to members, visitors pay £2.50.

The bar will be open from 7.30 for a glass of wine, bottle of beer or soft drinks.  Tea and coffee are available

 Sunday 3 September 2017

 Join us on the lawn at Belmont Estate for Afternoon Tea 3 - 5pm
Everyone welcome including children
Book by email

 Thursday 19 October

 7.15 AGM followed at 8pm by entertainment from Tim Lewis: On a Monday Morning
with favourite songs from Flanders and Swann

 Thursday 16 November

 Christopher Miles, renowned film director (Priest of Love, Virgin and the Gipsy etc): Making  Movies

 Thursday 14 December 7.30

 Christmas Quiz
£3 entry includes Seasonal Fare to eat
Wide range of questions plus prizes for the winners!

 Thursday 18 January 2018

 Sheila Hannon, Bristol Street Theatre Show of Strength: Sarah Guppy - a Bristol woman who designed a Suspension Bridge before Brunel

 Thursday 15 February

 Wines of Portugal
Wine tasting & light-hearted quiz.  Try at least 6 wines with appropriate nibbles.  Tickets £6 for members and Failand Food & Supper Group members, £8.50 for non-members.  Email to purchase your ticket!

 Thursday 15 March

 Professor Gareth Williams, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bristol: Edward Jenner, A man who changed the Face of the World - the History of Vaccination

 Friday 20 April

 Annual Dinner, Failand Village Hall   7.30 Drinks  8pm Dinner
Bar open till 10.30

 Saturday 12 May

Bluebell Walk - details nearer the time

 Saturday 9 June  10am - 12pm

 Nikki Morgans, Recreation and Community Ranger: Guided Walk round the woods at the top of Belmont Hill - details to be confirmed.

 Thursday 26 July

 Hidden Histories Trip to Romsey Abbey and Broadlands, home of Lord Mountbatten
Visit organised by historian David Hogg

Tickets available for the Quiz, Dinner and Hidden Histories visit at any Thursday event or email