PILOT CLUB DIARY OF EVENTS DECEMBER 2016
Our Thursday pub nights were 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 was at the pub on the Hatfield road.
Our special Christmas lunch was enjoyed by a large number of members, at the Aubrey Park Hotel in Redbourn. On Christmas Eve there was another gathering for the traditional mulled wine and mince pies at a member’s home. There was also a Saturday trip to London to see the Christmas lights and have a fish and chip supper. On New Year’s Eve there was a pot-luck meal at a member’s home.
Day-time event included a Sunday lunch at the pub on the Hatfield road; and there was also a special coeliac meal at West Herts College. This month the classical concert at the University of Hertfordshire was a Sunday matinee. There was also a train trip to a guided London walk on the theme of Brunel’s London, including a boat trip and tunnel descent.
Evening events included a folk music night at a pub in Redbourn; and an adult pantomime called “Dick! at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.
Dancers went to a special Christmas-themed dance at the Edgware dance club. Walkers went on a Sunday walk near Moor Mill, with a drink and meal at the pub afterwards
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In January there will be a special Pilot Club post-Christmas dinner and dance at the Noke Hotel in Chiswell Green.
There will be a trip to see “The Red Shoes”, Matthew Bourne’s ballet, at Sadlers Wells. Films will include “Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them”, and “The Girl on the Train”, both at The Arena, St Albans. Dancers will go to dance to the music of Eddie the Editor in Edgware.
Daytime events will include visits to “Masterpieces of Medieval Embroidery” at the V&A; to “South Africa – the art of a Nation” at the British Museum; and to the new Design Museum and the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington. Travel to these exhibitions will be by train. There will also be a visit to a Pop-Up Auction in Welwyn, to sell or buy, or just to enjoy seeing what prices are achieved by the lots.
Our pub nights will be at the King William IV in St Albans; the Green Dragon in London Colney; and the Prae Wood Hotel in St Albans. Our first Tuesday lunch this month will be at a pub on the Hatfield Road; and members will go to the Monday night quiz at the same pub.
So don’t sit at home this January – why not make a New Year Resolution to try out some social events with our club. If you want to find out more about the club and our 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.