PILOT CLUB DIARY OF EVENTS NOVEMBER 2016
AND COMING EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2016
In November our Thursday Pub Nights were at The Old Bell, Harpenden; the Plough at Tyttenhanger; The Chequers in Redbourn; and the Prae Wood Hotel in St Albans. On three of these pub-nights there was the option of a meal beforehand. There was also a Friday drinks night at a pub in St Albans town centre. The first Tuesday lunch was at a pub in St Albans, and members went to the Monday night quiz at the pub on the Hatfield road.
Our traditional November 5th event was to watch the fireworks in Verulamium Park, followed by warming food in a member’s home nearby.
Other evening events were “Sister Act” at the Arena in St Albans; “Annie” at the Radlett Centre; a Beetle Drive with ploughman’s supper at a St Albans church; and a screening in Hemel Hempstead of the Australian ballet’s “Cinderella”.
Dancers went to the dance club in Edgware to dance or listen to the music chosen by Eddie the Editor.
Days out included a visit by train to the British Museum to see the “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” exhibition. There was also an afternoon playing Diminishing Whist at a member’s home, with tea and cakes; and a day of crafting.
Coming Up in December
Our Thursday pub nights will be at the Three Hammers, Chiswell Green; The Garibaldi, St Albans; and the Prae Wood Hotel, St Albans, with the option of a meal beforehand. Our first Tuesday lunch will be at the pub on the Hatfield road.
Our special Christmas lunch will be at the Aubrey Park Hotel in Redbourn. On Christmas Eve there will be the traditional mulled wine and mince pies at a member’s home. There will also be a Saturday trip to London to see the Christmas lights and have a fish and chip supper.
Day-time events will include a Sunday lunch at the pub on the Hatfield road; and there will also be a special coeliac meal at West Herts College. This month the classical concert at the University of Hertfordshire will be a Sunday matinee. There will also be a train trip to a guided London walk on the theme of Brunel’s London, including a boat trip and tunnel descent.
Evening events will include a folk music night at a pub in Redbourn; and an adult pantomime called “Dick! at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.
Dancers will go to a special Christmas-themed dance at the Edgware dance club. Walkers will go on a Sunday walk near Moor Mill, with a drink and meal at the pub afterwards.
Further Ahead – but booking already
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.