Articles in the Ladies Committee category
Gentlemen's Lunch report
The sell-out inaugural Gentlemen's Lunch organised by the Ladies Committee can
fairly be described as a great success.
The highlight of the event, however, was the post-lunch speech by Noj White, who
entertained the assembled with numerous tales of his career with BOAC and later
British Airways as a Concorde and Boeing 747 pilot, not all of which would be
repeatable in mixed company.
Christmas Fayre at the Royal Southern Yacht Club
An annual charity event when, for one day, club members transform the clubhouse into a busy marketplace.
The Fayre is sponsored by 30 local companies. It attracts over 500 people who come to take part in fundraising activities, buy gifts from 35 stalls that sell a range of unique and interesting products and enjoy fabulous riverside views whilst eating and drinking.
Ladies' Evening 2016
Sixty two lady members and their guests attended, to be greeted by a sight of
splendour and sartorial elegance in the guise of our 3 handsome "butlers," the
Commodore, John Sparshatt-Worley and Chris Gillingham - thank you gentlemen, you
have clearly missed your vocation - see the photographs.
The Spring Ladies Charity Lunch
shone, views along the river from the upper bar
were as good as it gets and the 72 lady members
and their guests who gathered for the lunch
raised the fantastic sum of £350 for our
The lunch was a great success. The generous
portions of gammon served with parsley sauce
followed by lemon and lime tart, coffee and
mints proved both delicious and popular.
Ladies Committee - March Events Reports
The Ladies Committee hosted their first coffee morning in aid of Dementia UK on Friday 4th March which raised over £600 which will all go to the charity.
The Ladies Committee members busied themselves before the event making a variety of delicious cakes and biscuits and hunting for a range of raffle prizes. We were delighted to find that we have some 'star bakers' amongst us.
Taking down Christmas decorations can be a rather sad occasion but not this year
Taking down Christmas decorations can be a rather sad occasion but not this year.
Coffee was served at 9.30 and after a short briefing the sun finally emerged to shine on 25 smiling ladies and 4 gentlemen who all worked with stunning speed and seemingly effortless efficiency to take down and pack all the decorations.
By 11.15 ( yes just over one and a half hours of work!) everyone sat down...