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EVENTS DIARY
2017


WEDNESDAY, 1st MARCH

 

Cane Hill Hospital a Grand Tour of the Inside
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade), Refreshments at 7.15 for a 7.30 pm start.
Join the Friends and East Coulsdon RA members for a talk by Laurence Fisher who will take us on a photographic grand tour of Cane Hill Hospital.
A fascinating set of photos which tell the story of the hospital's dereliction and nature's reposession pre demolition  see how nature takes over when the people leave.
A collection of artifacts will be on display.
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 29th APRIL

 

Spring Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Cannons Hill, Old Coulsdon: 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 to book.


SUNDAY, 18th JUNE

 

Orchid Walk
Meet Dominic North, Happy Valley Ranger, and the Friends in Farthing Downs Car Park  at a 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 footware and appropriate clothing.
To book (ESSENTIAL) please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY 1st 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 JULY

 

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 footware 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 City of London, Ashtead Office 01372 279083 or email paulinepayne@btinternet.com 


WEDNESDAY, 6th SEPTEMBER

 

Talk by Gill Peachey: "Wildlife of the Dolomites" illustrated by her own photographs.
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade), 7.15 for 7.30 pm
Gill will take us through this picturesque mountain range famous for its skiing but also home to a variety of wild flowers and butterflies.
Refreshments available at 7.15 pm. Members, guests and local residents welcome.
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 30th SEPTEMBER

 

Autumn Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Cannons Hill, Old Coulsdon: 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 to book.


SATURDAY – SUNDAY, 30th September – 1st OCTOBER

 

Surrey Hills Society Annual Wood Fair
Birtley Estate 10 am to 5 pm: All that's good about wood! A fantastic day out with a variety of activities for all ages.
For further information, please visit Surrey Hills website.


WEDNESDAY, 8th 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.