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
£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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com