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EVENTS DIARY
2018


SATURDAY, 5th May

 

Spring Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Canons Hill, Old Coulsdon CR5 1HB: 7 for 7.30 pm
Join us for a joint social and fundraising evening with East Coulsdon RA and Quizmaster Mark Cooper.
Tickets £12.00 for teams of up to 8 includes, fish, chicken or vegetarian supper, soft drinks, tea and coffee.
Contact: email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449 / 01737 554841 to book.


WEDNESDAY, 16th May

 

Big Croydon Birdwatch Challenge
Heath Room, Congregational Church, Old Coulsdon (Canons Hill entrance, CR5 1HB), Refreshments at 7.15 for a 7.30 pm start.
Illustrated talk by John Birkett and John Lawrence of Croydon RSPB
   who will tell us about the birds seen in and around Croydon's green spaces this year including Farthing Downs & Happy Valley.
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SUNDAY, 20th MAY

 

Farthing Downs & Happy Valley Spring Bird Walk
Meet Croydon RSPB's John Lawrence & the Friends at 10 a.m. in the Farthing Downs Car Park
   for a bird spotting morning around Farthing Downs and Happy Valley. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear suitable clothing and footwear.
The walk is organised as part of the 'Big Croydon Birdwatch' Challenge.
To book (ESSENTIAL): email: paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SUNDAY, 10th JUNE

 

Orchid Walk through Happy Valley
Meet Dominic North, Happy Valley Warden and the Friends in Farthing Downs Car Park (time to be advised).
Dominic will lead this 1½ hour walk where we will discover more about the rare and beautiful orchids which grow in Happy Valley. Please wear suitable footwear and appropriate clothing.
To book (ESSENTIAL): email: paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 16th JUNE

 

Bat and Moth Night on Farthing Downs
Meet Gill Peachey and the Friends in Farthing Downs Car Park at 9.00 pm (time to be confirmed)
We start the evening with Coffee and Buns and a talk through Gill's previous night's catch before setting off on this annual walk.
Please wear suitable footwear and warm clothing. Gill will be bringing her bat detector.
This event is not suitable for children under 8 nor for dogs – sorry.
To book (ESSENTIAL) please phone 01737 554449 or email paulinepayne@btinternet.com 


SATURDAY 7th JULY

 

Old Coulsdon Village Fair: Grange Park, Old Coulsdon, 12 to 4.30 pm
Visit the Friends stall at our favourite event of the year. Our stall will include: exhibition, information leaflets and souvenirs.
For further information, please visit Rotary Club of Coulsdon Manor website.


SATURDAY, 29th SEPTEMBER

 

Autumn Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Cannons Hill, Old Coulsdon: 7 for 7.30 pm
As the evenings draw in or if you missed the Spring event, why not join the Friends and Quiz Master Mark Cooper for our Autumn fund raising and social evening organised together with East Coulsdon Residents' Association.
Tickets £12.00 for teams of up to 8 includes, fish, chicken or vegetarian supper, soft drinks, tea and coffee.
Contact: email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449 to book.


WEDNESDAY, 7th NOVEMBER

 

Annual General Meeting
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade)
Guest Speaker (to be arranged) 7.00 pm. Members, guests and local residents welcome.
Refreshments available at 8.00 pm to be followed by the AGM.
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.