Last week we had the first workshop of our Autumn/Winter Programme 2019 with Print to the People.
September Silver Social Workshop – Beginners Letterpress Printing
September brought a new activity for Silver Social participants to try out, Beginners Letterpress Printing with Print to the People. The workshop toured our market town Library circuit to bring local residents together to learn a new skill, with a nice cuppa and cake to finish it all off.
We had Jo and Paul from Print to the People facilitating the workshop, they were fantastic and so full of knowledge. They began by giving us a brief history of Letterpress Printing and a short demonstration before we all got stuck in, creating our own unique prints to take home. There was lots of variety in what our participants created, from presents for the Grandchildren, to signs for the postman “Leave in Shirls Shed” and a lovely 70 year wedding commemoration. The options were endless and it really opened up conversation amongst everyone, sharing stories about their lives and loved ones (fur babies included).
Print to the People are back again in November for Christmas card making. All venues apart from Thetford are already fully booked so we look forward to seeing those of you who booked for another fun workshop.
Thank you Jo and Paul for all of your help and expertise, we had such a great time and look forward to your return in November.
Reserve Your Place
We have now had two out of five events from our *Silver Social Autumn/Winter 2019 Programme *and they have been a great hit. Future events are filling up quickly so make sure you reserve your spot so you don’t miss these fantastic professional workshops and performances brought to you in familiar venues across Breckland Villages.
To book : visit the website or call: 01362 656870 or email: email@example.com
October Silver Social Performance – ‘The Origin of Species’ by Tangram Theatre
Tangram Theatre will be performing “The Origin of Species” for us in October. The show is a joyful, exhilarating musical comedy about Charles Darwin, whose (r)evolutionary ideas would change humanity forever – and his real life race to finish fittest in the discovery of evolution. The Origin of Species has now been performed over 200 times at leading international venues and festivals including the Royal Albert Hall and Natural History Museum, receiving critical acclaim and standing ovations across the world.
Tickets are £5 including refreshments. Reserving tickets is recommended.**To book online, or call 01362 656870 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Free Transport* is available to any of our venues *for all workshops
and performances*for residents without access to a car or public
transport. To book, please contact us at least 3 working days prior to
the event or make a note when you book.
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The Methodist Chapels at both Tittleshall and Litcham will be supporting Macmillan Cancer Care again this September, bit this year will be joining together to bring two very different events.
Tittleshall will be hosting a traditional coffee morning on Saturday 7thSeptember between 10am and noon, while at Litcham there will be an afternoon buffet tea from 5pm on Saturday 28thSeptember followed by live music entertainment.
The Litcham event will be ticket only due to the constriction of space. Tickets will be free, but you will be asked to give a donation of whatever you feel is appropriate.
Tickets will be available from Ailsa Warburton (01328 700981) or Stephen Lynn (01328 700978).
We will also welcome any offers to donate food for either of the events to help this wonderful cause.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
This year’s pantomime, Alice in Wonderland, will be performed on the 24th,25th 26thOctober.
Rehearsals are going really well and we are getting lots of practice how to: accurately throw custard pies, do the conga and to top it all, Elvis will be in the building!
Tickets will be available in September.
Our next conservation task with be on Saturday 20th July starting at 10am, when we will continue the work of digging up ragwort. New recruits will be welcome and tools/protective gloves supplied. Please contact Tim Angell on 01328 700045 for more information.
Guided walk on Litcham Common
Monday 8th July: 10am to 12noon
As part of Commons Week Nick Acheson from the Norfolk Wildlife Trust will be leading a “wildlife wander” on Litcham Common showing you the wildlife that makes this site so special. No need to book; just turn-up and join-in.
Meet in the car park on the Dunham Road, PE32 2NT
The ‘Drop In’ is held at the Jubilee Hall on Tuesdays in term time.
We are changing our opening times to 10am – 12 noon
The Drop In is for everyone, from all our villages.
Caring for someone with dementia?
Lonely or feeling isolated?
At home with young children?
New to the area?
Looking for information about debt?
Like to knit?
Just would like coffee, cake and a chat.
£1 includes coffee, refills and cake.
Come and join us, we are a friendly bunch
Heather 700071, ring if you would like to know more.
The group has grown from three initial members to fourteen members with a mixture of ages and weights, each of us with our own reasons for joining and with our own targets. The group is doing fantastically well and we are losing over a stone a week on average between us. We are looking to challenge others to join us in order to feel more ready for summer.
Meetings are held in the Jubilee Hall every Monday at 9:30am.