The December Members' Evening was a Miscellany of songs, sketches, jokes and poems co-ordinated by Hermin Daley with Terry Turner as accompanist and Mike Phillips in charge of lighting. This was followed by our traditional Christmas pies.
A Phoenix Too Frequent written by Christopher Fry and directed by Julia and Doug Yule.A brilliant parody of poetry, paradox, wit, humour and intellectual discourse set on a summer night in Ephesus when a widow determined to die in her husband's tomb is diverted by a handsome soldier. This was a departure from our normal Members' Evening format in that there were two performances - one on Saturday evening with ploughmans' supper and the other the following afternoon with a cream tea.
The entertainment for the Christmas Members' Evening was provided by Ann Chance followed by our traditional Christmas Pies.
Cracking up the Crystals written and directed by Justin Curtis was last year's Chairman's Challenge Cup winner. Justin’s play showed the lives and loves of a group of women trying to find happiness and enlightenment at a once a week women's group "The Lotus Flowers". Under the leadership of New Age class leader Moonbeam they explored their chakras and uncovered more than they bargained for.
A Quiz Night was followed by our traditional February Fish and Chips supper. The winning quiz team was led by Jim Nicholas.