PILOT CLUB DIARY OF EVENTS APRIL 2016
Our weekly pub nights in April were twice at the King William IV in north St Albans, and also at The Chequers at Redbourn (with optional meal beforehand), The Plough at Tyttenhanger, and The Blackberry Jack at Jersey Farm. Members continue to join a Monday night quiz at a pub on the Hatfield road. Our first Tuesday lunch was also at the King William IV this month.
Dancing was at the dance club at Edgware, and there was a walk in Heartwood Forest.
Entertainment outings included a jazz night in Kings Langley, and an evening with the St Albans Jazz Ensemble at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans. Members went to an evening with an Irish comedian at Potters Bar, and “The Tap Factory” and “A Touch of Class” at St Albans Arena. Theatre included “The God of Carnage” at The Barn in Welwyn Garden City, and “Parlour Song” at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans. Films included “Anomalisa”, “High Rise” and “Eye of the Storm” at Campus West in Welwyn Garden City.
Members went to a talk on Queen Eleanor in St Albans Abbey and a slide lecture on Petra at the Radlett Art Society. There were also two Saturday night quizzes with supper, in aid of different charities
This month there was an outing to London by train to visit The Foundling Museum, where there was a special exhibition on illustrations about orphans in literature.
Our club also has a Bridge Club and a Snooker Group meeting weekly, and a Supper Club meeting occasionally in members’ homes.
Coming Up in May
Over the first May bank holiday there will be a circular walk from the Shenley Tea Rooms, and a walk from St Albans ending with a pot-luck lunch in a member’s garden; plus a film “Racing Extinction” at Campus West, WGC.
Our first Tuesday lunch will be at a pub in St Albans, and our pub nights will be at Waterend Barn in St Albans, The Plough at Tyttenhanger, The Three Hammers in Chiswell Green, and the William IV in St. Albans. At two of these there will be an optional meal beforehand. There will also be a lunch at the Sky Garden in London, and a special meal at West Herts College.
Also in May, members will be going on a Bluebell Walk around Ashridge, and dancing at the dance club in Edgware. Film visits will include some of the Green Film Festival at Campus West (“Racing Extinction”, “Just Eat”, and “Population Boom”); and “The Revenant” at the Arena in St Albans. Visits to live shows will include “The Solid Silver Sixties Show” in St Albans, and “Jesus Christ Superstar” in Radlett. Music will include a concert of Brahms and Tchaikovsky at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield. Other visits will be to the Jeyes Heritage Museum and other attractions in Northamptonshire, and to the Rolling Stones exhibition in London. Our gardening club will meet for a chat and cake. There will be a quiz with buffet in St Albans in aid of charity, and also our club AGM, with a quiz and supper.
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