“Growing together in Christ”

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Welcome to Christ Church, Blacklands & St. Andrew, Laton Road, Hastings

Meetings for the 2023 season were:

3rd January 2023 - Paul Endersley - A Titanic Survivor

27th February 2023 - Games Afternoon

27th March 2023 - Talk on Modern Slavery by Steve Wise

24th April 2023 - Talk by Sue Bobbins - "Not to be missed"

22nd May 2023 - Your Favourite Poems - We loved hearing them

26th June 2023 - Strawberry Tea, accompanied by music to relax

24th July 2023 - Outing to "Teapot Island"

25th September 2023 - AGM, followed by Janet Bourne talking about "All things Teddy Bears"

23rd October 2023 - Christmas Crafts with Christine O

28th November 2023 - moved to December

4th December 2023 - Christmas Buffet with entertainment to be confirmed

25th December 2023 - Closed for Christmas

Meetings for the 2022 season were:

28th February - Quiz

28th March - Easter Crafts - Christine Oades and Hazel Newton

25th April - Talk on Travel and Art - Sue Bobbins

23rd May - an afternoon of games.

27th June - a social afternoon and Jane Seaton talked about “The geology of Hastings”

25th July - Outing to Merrimans

26th September - Meet at 2:15 p.m., A.G.M., Refreshments and a Quiz or Games.

24th  October - Bookbinding for Readers. Jane Seaton

5th December - Christmas Buffet

Meetings for the 2019/2020 season were:

23rd September, 2:15 p.m., Hastings Street Pastors - Martin West, Coordinator

28th October: “Bats” - Karen Hayward

25th November: Christmas Lunch at the Coast College

27th January: A.G.M., and Bingo

24th February: Safe and Well - Annie Page

Cancelled: 23rd March: Memories of a Tour Guide - Sue Bobbins

Meetings for the 2018/2019 season were:

24th September, 2:15 p.m., Radfield Home Care - Samuel Holmes

22nd  October, 2:15 p.m., 'The Poetry is in the Pity' - Rev. Charlie Hill

26th November, 12:00 p.m., Christmas Lunch - Coast College

24th  December, No meeting, Christmas Eve

28th  January, 2:15 p.m., A.G.M., & 'Some Sunshine on a Winter's Afternoon' - Debbie Dann

25th  February, 2:15 p.m., 'Hearing Dogs for the Deaf' - Sally Watson

25th  March, 2:15 p.m., Reminiscences of a Civil Servant' - Charmaine Hill

29th  April, 2:15 p.m., ' Strange Goings-on in Winchelsea' - Malcolm Pratt

24th June, 2:15 p.m., 'Family History' - Paul Cabban

22nd July, 2:15 p.m., All Sorts Singers

Meetings for the 2017/2018 season were:

25th September: Service in Church - Rev. Charlie Hill followed by Social in Church Hall

23rd October:  "The Green Spot" with Barbara Echlin

27th November: Christmas Lunch at Coast College at 12.30 p.m.

25th December: No Meeting as it was Christmas Day

22nd January: A.G.M., & "New Zealand" with Debbie Dann

26th February: "Strange Goings-on in Winchelsea" with Malcolm Pratt

26th March:  All Sorts Singers

23rd April: "New Lives" with Sue Bobbins

28th May: No Meeting on Bank Holiday

25th June: "Extend" with Diana Copp

 23rd July: Bingo and Strawberry Tea

T.B.A., Summer Car Ramble

Meetings in the 2016-2017 season were:

26th September: Service in Church with Rev"d. Charlie Hill

24th October: “TraidCraft” DVD “Show You Care”, Christine and Michael Ward

28th November: 12:30 p.m., Christmas Lunch at Coast College

23rd January: AGM and Flower Demonstration, “Winter Foliage” with Debbie Dann

28th February: Shrove Tuesday, Coach Outing with Clive Richardson and Lunch (including pancakes)

27th March: Extend with Diana Copp

24th April: 12:30 p.m., Lunch Club with Speaker, Edward Preston, “Our Mps”

22nd May: “Buried Secrets” with Harry Pope

26th June: Bingo and Strawberry Tea

24th July:  All Sorts Singers

Meetings in the 2015-2016 season were:

27th September: Service in Church, with Rev’d. Charlie Hill, followed by Social in Church

26th October: “Memories of Hastings”, Sam Langley

23rd November: “Alexander Technique”, Liz Jeffries

7th December: Christmas Lunch Outing at Sussex Coast College

25th January: A.G.M. and Social with games

22nd February: “Tall Ship Adventures”, Jane Nunn

28th March: Easter Monday, no meeting

25th April: Fellowship Spring Lunch (at 12:30 p.m.)

23rd May: Outing to Scotney Castle, leaving Church at 1:00 p.m.

27th June: “Hedge and Herb”, Heather Goodsell

25th July: “Extend”, Diana Copp

Meetings in the 2014-2015 season were:

8th September: Service in Church with Rev’d. Val Gibbs followed by AGM in the Hall

22nd September: A Woman's Life in 1300, Tania Turner

13th October: History of St. Helen's Hospital, Don Valentine

27th October: Autumn Outing & Lunch

10th November: ALSAR search dogs, June Thelstead

24th November: Dublin with a Difference, Debbie Dann

8th December: Accordion Christmas Party Music

12th January: Are you an Egghead ?

26th January: A Winter Holiday in Hastings 1835, Brion Purdey

9th February: Afternoon with Rev’d. Charlie Hill

23rd February: The Happy Ballroom, Andre Palfrey-Martin

9th March: Land of Ice & Fire, Graham Albon

26th March: Thursday Outing, 'Feathers'

13th April: Show & Tell, Members' Hobbies

27th April: Spring Lunch

11th May: Extend, Diana Copp

25th May: Bank Holiday, No Meeting

 8th June: Sussex Day, Paul Lendon

13th July: A Trip to the Holy Land, Felicity Bullock

27th July: Closing Meeting, Music & Afternoon Tea

Meetings in the 2013-2014 season were:

9th September: St. Michael’s Hospice Neighbours, Lucy Pappas followed by AGM

23rd September: Switzerland by Rail, F.G. Albon

14th October: A Walk on the Wild Side, Felicity Bullock

11th November: Bygone Bohemia, Edward Preston

25th November: Bible Society, Michael & Rev., Helen Patten

9th December: Christmas Meeting. Mince pies and St. Lawrence Hand Bell Ringers

13th January: No Meeting

27th January: Romney Marsh Historic Churches, Clive Richardson

10th February: Pancake Party

24th February: Art & Fraud in Art, Tony Smith

10th March: Extend, Diana Copp

24th March: Camellias, Wendy Bates

14th April: Spring Lunch

28th April: Quiz or Games

12th May: Mystery Outing

9th June: British Red Cross Fire & Emergency Support Service, Lesley Fairweather

23rd June: All Sorts Singers

14th July: Send a Cow. Life in an African Village, Barbara Marsden

28th July: Closing Meeting, Strawberry Tea & Cake

Meetings in the 2012-2013 season were:

10th September 2012 - Meeting in Church with Val Gibbs followed by AGM

24th September - Love in a Box - Mustard Seed

 8th October - My Time at Bletchley Park - Betty Houghton

 22nd October - Birthday Lunch - The Moorings

12th November - Extend - Diana Copp

26th November - Dance - Joyce Shann

10th December - Christmas Meeting - Carols & Mince pie

14th January 2013 - Wiltshire Farm Foods - Darren Sutton

28th January - History of the Cinema in Hastings - Ken Brooks

11th February - Pancake Party

25th February - Heraldry - Brion Purdey

11th March - Sun & Health - Paul Lendon

25th March - The Magical Victorians - John Schofield

8th April - Spring Lunch

22nd April - Mission to Seafarers

13th May - Hat-Pins - Arthur Hollman

10th June - Outing - Teapot Island

24th June - Poetically Floral - Debbie Dann

8th July - Mountain Memories - Nigel Gossling

22nd July - Closing Meeting - Music & Cake

Meetings in the 2011-2012 season were:

12 September - Meeting in Church with Helen Drennan followed by AGM

26 September - HPWRT – Angela Davis (Trustee) – Hastings Pier

10 October - Hallmarking & How to look after your jewellery – Maggie Walton

24 October  - Pets As Therapy – PAT Dogs & Volunteers – David Jones and a working PAT dog

14 November - Autumn Lunch

28 November - What our grandfathers used & we threw away – Dudley Charlton

12 December - Christmas Meeting

9 January - Eleanor of Castille – a much-loved Queen of England – Julie Ede

23 January - Women’s World Day of Prayer – Debbie Dann

Postponed 13 February - History of the Tea Party – Alison Vernon

27 February - Extend exercises – Diana Copp

12 March - Aloe Vera – Alison Purves

 26 March - Workings of a small harbour – Carl Bagwell

 23 April - Spring Lunch - at 1:00 pm.

14 May - History of the Tea Party – Alison Vernon (Rescheduled after postponement in February)

28 May - Poetry Reading

11 June - Jubilee Tea

25 June - Summer Outing to Smallhythe Place, Tenterden.

9 July - Treasures of the Past – June Cox

30 July - Closing Meeting with Tea & Cupcakes

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