The speaker at the March meeting was the wonderful and talented Roger Brown.
His presentation was called “ New Orleans to New York” and featured a journey of musical styles from Jazz to Musical Theatre.
It was a highly entertaining evening of music and amusing stories
Members attended the International Women’s Day evening talk about Elizabeth Raffald at Staircase House in Stockport.
Cook, publisher, housekeeper, pub landlady, business woman, shopkeeper, mother – all these things were part of Elizabeth’s extraordinary life. Suze Appleton gave an insight into Elizabeth’s life from her extensive research. about-elizabeth-raffald
The Monday book club read ‘The buried Giant’ by Kazuo Ishiguro, and the Thursday book club read ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr
The Lunch/Supper Club had lunch at the Farmers Arms in Poynton
Members went to an evening at Bramall Hall in Bramhall to attend a wonderful lecture called ‘Textiles in the Elizabethan and Jacobean country house’ that looked at how country houses, were lived in, decorated, and made comfortable during the period 1550 to 1700. The speaker was Dr Bostwick, lecturer and consultant on historic buildings, who talked about how each room was furnished with woven and embroidered textiles appropriate to its use.
The craft workshop in March was ‘Mixed Media fabric Bowls’ – courtesy of Jenny R. A fun and gluey evening was had by all