PILOT CLUB DIARY OF EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 2016
And COMING EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2016
In September our pub nights were at the White Horse in Shenley; the Prae Wood Arms in St Albans, with optional meal beforehand; at the Garibaldi in St Albans; and at The Gate in Bricketwood. Members joined the usual Monday night quiz in the pub on the Hatfield Road. Our club’s first Tuesday lunch was in a pub in St Albans.
Dancers went to a masked ball at the dance club in Edgware.
Days out included visits to the Rolling Stones exhibition in Chelsea; to the classic and vintage car show at Capel Manor in Enfield; to Waddesdon Manor by coach; to the St Albans Beer and Cider Festival; to a pop-up auction in Welwyn; and a walk to the Dahlia Festival at Aylett’s Nursery. There was an afternoon tea at a member’s house in St Albans.
Evening entertainment included the film “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” at Campus West in Welwyn Garden City; an event to celebrate the 1981 winning of the Eurovision Song Contest by Bucks Fizz; and a new production by the National Theatre of “The Threepenny Opera” at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.
Coming Up in October
In October our pub nights will be at The Three Hammers, Chiswell Green; The Green Dragon, London Colney; The Waterend Barn in St Albans with an optional meal beforehand; and at the Prae Wood Arms in St Albans, again with the option of a meal beforehand. Our first Tuesday lunch will be at a pub in St Albans; and members will be going to the Monday night quiz each Monday at the pub on the Hatfield road.
Dancers will go to the dance club at Edgware; and walkers will go for a Sunday morning walk in Ashridge Estate, and for a walk in Little Berkhampstead, with drinks or lunch in a pub afterwards.
Days out will include a guided London Walk round Little Venice; a visit to the Ove Arup exhibition at the V&A; a visit to the Henry Moore studios and gardens at Perry Green; and a visit to the Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley.
Evening entertainment will include a classical music concert at the University of Hertfordshire; and a performance by Nina Conti at St Albans Arena. There will be an evening meal at an Indian restaurant in St Albans. Members will go to a quiz at Grove House; a quiz and supper in aid of Radlett Musical Theatre Company; and a quiz with buffet in aid of Herts Air Ambulance.
Further Ahead – but booking already
In December there will be a Christmas lunch at The Aubrey Park Hotel, and in January there will be a post-Christmas dinner and dance at the Noke Hotel in Chiswell Green. In January there will be a trip to see “The Red Shoes” at Sadlers Wells.
If you think you would enjoy some of these events, please contact our New Members’ Co-ordinator, through the contact box on the main page of this website, for further details. You can attend three events before joining the club.