There’s lots going on in the club over the next few weeks:
This Wednesday it’s our St Georges Lunch. A late booking might be possible …have a word with Tony.
On Saturday there’s a quiz. There’s room for another couple of teams…so could you check your diary?
There’s to be another of our Themed Dinners, this time Moroccan, on Saturday 12 May.
And ~ Piece de Resistance ~ there’s to be another of Roger’s Wine Tastings on Thursday 17 May.
Details of all these events (and more!) are listed below. Be good to see you at some of them.
And now for those Diary Dates:
Tuesday 24 April ~ Banstead Bridge Club meeting in the Back Bar at 6.30pm. Any Bridge players interested in joining this group should have a word with Vic Collier as he’s the man in the know.
Wednesday 25 April ~ St Georges Day Lunch combined with a celebration of the birth of Shakespeare ~ who was born on 23 April 1564 and died exactly 52 years later!
Menu ~ Traditional Roast Beef Lunch followed by Apple Crumble or Cheese + Biscuits. Tickets £20.
There’s a list on the board for names….and, yes, it is open to the Ladies this year ~ so sign up Gels!
Friday 27 April ~ Club Draw Night. Always a very pleasant evening with pals for a Lager or a Lemonade, a Beer or a Beaujolais (or whatever), and one of the best times to get to meet other members. We tend to get together from about 8.15 onwards. Much of the funds raised during the year for extras at the club are gathered on Friday evenings via Ray’s raffles, bottle auctions and Ognib*….and lots of good humour attends too. The Draw this week is worth £140!
* Don’t know what Ognib is? Best way to find out is to come along……
Saturday 28 April ~ Quiz Night. Entry to the quiz is £3 per person (teams of 4) and supper, supplied by Chef Andy, will cost you £10-50p for two courses.
Menu ~ Chicken and Leek Pie with Creamed Mash, with Fruit Crumble and custard to follow.
Supper will start at 7.30 and, allowing a little time for digestion, the Quiz will commence at 8.15pm or thereabouts. The quizzes are good fun…..mind you, there’s many a groan to be heard when Trevor, our Quiz Master, reads the answers out……And of course, as there’s a maximum of 10 teams, everyone ends up close to the winners!
£13-50 for night out….can’t be bad! There’s a list on the board waiting for you to sign up.
Sunday 29 April ~ Club open from 12 noon until 4pm. This is a time when lots of folk drop in for a drink and a chat around the table……add your voice to the debate on current affairs, the weather, the latest expose in the newspapers….in fact, almost anything that catches the attention of those around the table.
Much laughter ensues, that’s for sure!
Tuesday 1 May~ Banstead Bridge Club meeting in the Back Bar at 6.30pm.
Friday 4 May ~ Club Draw Night. Now surely this s the perfect date to give Friday evening a try! Get together with pals for a Bitter or a bottle of water, a Scotch or a Sherry. We gather from about 8/8.30.
Sunday 6 May ~ Club open from 12 noon until 4pm.
Tuesday 8 May ~ Banstead Bridge Club meeting in the Back Bar at 6.30pm.
Thursday 10 May~ Hollies Investment Club Meeting, followed by dinner. The Investment Club meets on the second Thursday of each month, at 6.45pm. After a discussion on their shares portfolio they move to the Back Bar at 7.45pm for dinner at 8.
Menu: Chicken Kiev with Fresh Cooked Chips, and Jam RolyPoly with Custard to follow. £14 per person.
PS ~ You don’t have to be an Investment Club member to join us for dinner!
Friday 11 May ~ Club Draw Night.
Saturday 12 May ~ A Moroccan Dinner from Chef Andy. 7 ~ 7.30pm.
There’ll be sharing platters of Hummus and Pitta bread, Falafel, Chicken Kebabs, Vegetable Samosas and Yoghurt Dip for Starters. The Main will be Lamb Tagine with Cous Cous.
For dessert there’s Almond Cream and a Moroccan themed Epsom Club Cheese Board.
Tickets are £20, and include coffee.
(There’ll be an option of Vegetable Tagine available for the Main ~ you just need to note your preference on the board.)
Sunday 13 May ~ Club open from 12 noon until 4pm.
Tuesday 15 May ~ Third Tuesday Lunch. 12.30 for 1pm.
Menu: Turkey and Ham Pie followed by a selection of Traditional Cream Cakes OR Cheese + Biscuits.
The cost of the meal will be £12-50p and should be paid on the day in cash.
There’s a list on the board for names…with a column for you to note whether you’d like the dessert or cheese.
Wednesday 16 May ~ Committee Meeting
Thursday 17 May ~ Cheese and Wine Tasting Evening. 7.30. There’ll be 6 selected wines and cheese nibbles. Tasting notes will abound and any wine purchases made on the night will be at discounted prices……can’t be bad! There’s a list on the board for names…and the ticket price is £10.
Friday 18 May ~ Club Draw Night.
Saturday 19 May ~ Private Party in the Main Bar.
FA Cup and Royal Wedding may well be showing in the Back Bar!
And dipping into the very beginning of June ~ details are on the board now re the Derby Day Jazz Evening.
You can book/buy tickets with Tony at the bar, they’re £22pp, which includes a Buffet Supper. The first 44 to
Book will be seated in the Main Bar with further numbers in the Back Bar.
This is always a very popular evening…so best not to leave it too long before buying your tickets!
I reckon that’s enough to keep us all busy for now so I’ll sign off…..
General info on Club opening hours
Monday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 5.30pm to 11pm.
Tuesday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 5.30pm to 11pm. (Plus on 3rd Tuesday of each month also open 11.30 ~ 3pm too)
Wednesday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 11.30 am ALL DAY closes 11pm.
Thursday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 11.30am to 3pm. Re-opens 5.30pm to 11pm.
Friday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 11.30am ALL DAY closes 11.30pm.
Saturday ~ Open 10am. Bar open 12 noon to 3pm*, or 5pm if no evening function on. *Re-opens 6.30pm to 11pm.
Sunday ~ Bar open 12 noon to 4pm.