For those of you who enjoyed the humorous, erudite offerings from Bill, prepare to be disappointed!
Should you be one of the rare members who don’t read every word of the newsletter avidly, may I suggest that on this occasion you read the bits in bold text.
Those of you who gathered at Madame of the Herons, will know what an enjoyable time was had by all. And we even managed to choose one of the hottest days. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the murder mystery ensemble was unable to attend. But I’m sure that the lovely duet (and the flowing wine) more than made up for that. Our thanks to Madame for the use not only of her gardens, but also her teacups and glasses and to Bill for the overall arrangements including organizing for the scones to be freshly baked Sunday morning. And great thanks to the weather fairy.
The new committee has met – minus a treasurer! Some members have been approached, but are not able to take on the role. So we are a society in need of a treasurer. Should you feel able to take on this role PLEASE contact me a.s.a.p. on 01805623484 or at (email address removed to prevent spam)
So summer is now over (stop snivelling and hoping that the weather will improve – it won’t!). Instead, put your thoughts to our autumn production. A new director has emerged from our midst: Neil Fordham. There will be a pre-audition read through for anyone interested in taking part by treading the boards (or rather the Plough’s blocks), assisting backstage, helping with publicity, making the tea at rehearsals etc on Sept 5th 7.30 at the Conservative Club. The play is ‘The Good Doctor’ by Neil Simon. It is based on a series of short stories which poke gentle fun at the human condition. Neil assures us that it can be produced with a cast of 4 or 24! So turn up and read even if you want only a small part. We need to hear from anyone who is willing to produce (or keep an overall weather eye on things) or help backstage or with costumes a.s.a.p. So see you all on the 5th. If you want further information please contact Neil at (email address removed to prevent spam – email via this website )
Some of you will remember the entertainment we put on for Great Torrington W.I a couple of summers ago. I can’t tell you how many times I have been stopped by W.I members who say that their lives have been transformed following Glenda’s knicker folding demonstration. Some members are, apparently, still receiving therapy following Chris Keeley and Jim Young’s moving rendition of Albert and the Lion. If you weren’t involved in that extravaganza, then now is your chance to do your bit for the W.I. Little Torrington W.I. would like us to provide some entertainment following their December 11th meeting at Little Torrington Village Hall at 7.30: Christmas poems, readings, songs, recitals. Note the words reading and recitals; if you haven’t got time or memory to learn words – you can still take part! Anyone prepared to participate and /or organize please contact Jean E-L on 01805623484 or (email address removed to prevent spam)
Come one and all and participate.