2019 Main Programme

 Main Monthly Meetings 2019 
3rd Tuesdays 7pm-9.30pm, 
Shadforth Village Hall, All Welcome! 
Tuesday 15th January - 
Nostalgic Views of the North East
Speaker: John Moreels MBEAlso: Resolutions Discussion. Competition: Bring along a Photograph of the North East. 
Refreshments: Jacket Potatoes.
Tuesday 19th February - 
72nd Birthday Party, Old Time Music Hall 
Entertainer Julia Penleton and Pianist. Competition: Make an old time fancy hat, in the spirit of the music hall. Refreshments: Shared Faith Supper. Also, wear your green heart and add to the wall decoration.
Tuesday 19th March - 
Speaker: Ruth Smith, from Durham County Council. Competition: Bring along a small item made from recycled material.
Tuesday 16th April - 
SWI AGM with WIA Freda Laverick. 
Competition: Bring along your favourite quotation about life (handwritten by you).
Tuesday 21st May - 
Laughter is the Best Medicine.
Speaker: Dr Lowery. Competition: Bring along a written joke. 
Tuesday 18th June - 
A Journey to Israel 
Speaker: Barbara Dryer (a change from Val Sculley, "Birds, Bowes and Books"). Competition: Bring along a Rose.
Tuesday 16th July - 
Return of the Red Kites
Speaker: Judy Summerson. Competition: Bring along a Bird (any medium). Visitors: Sowerby WI. This is an open evening, with special refreshments!
August - No meeting. ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS! (But don't forget the Book Group!)
Tuesday 17th September - 
South Pacific themed evening!
Competition: Bring along a Lei (a handmade neck garland). 
Refreshments: Faith Supper.
Tuesday 15th October - 
How to Stay Stress Free
Speaker: Liz White. Competition: Bring your tips for staying stress free.
Tuesday 19th November - 
Humorous Stories from Wales 
and A Childhood Christmas
Speaker: Keith Anthony. Competition: Bring along a dressed Welsh Doll.
Tuesday 17th December - 
Christmas Party! 
Competition: Bring along a decorated candle or arrangement for Christmas. Refreshments: Christmas Meal, freshly made by a local chef.    

Please note: programme subject to change.  
See "Whats On" for any updates.

There are lots of other regular activities, including Book Group, Meals Out, Trips, Crafts, Kurling etc!  For current details see: