Newsletter 15/01/2015

Some of our members renew in full every year. Thank you to those of you who have renewed already; it improves the cash flow. Those who fail to renew by the end of January forfeit their membership so please don’t delay. None of this applies of course to those who pay by standing order. Thank you for your support.

SOCIAL EVENTS: Dates for your Diary:

THIS Saturday 17th January – 8.00pm prompt – Illustrated Talk by Peter Robinson on “Lincoln’s Industries in World War II.” There will be an interval.

Saturday 31st January – Music Night, Richie Padley, vocalist, Buffet

Thursday 5th February – Quiz, hosted by Alan Goodyear and Ian Butler, Buffet

Saturday 28th February – Music Night, Steve Clements, vocalist, Buffet

Saturday 28th March – Music Night, ‘The Moonlighters,’ Castle Hill Club member Graham Penn and friends playing Jazz. Buffet

Saturday 2nd May – Club’s 92nd Birthday Party and 22nd Anniversary of the Club being purchased by the members. Magician, buffet. Black Tie or Suit.


  1. Please save your 10p pieces to add to the charity fundraising pile on the bar.
  2. Members may use the club for their family events, birthdays, retirement parties, etc, for no charge. Simply make arrangements with Laurence.

GUEST ALES:  “Hobgoblin” (abv 4.5) sponsored by CHC, and Burton Bridge Mild (4.4) sponsored by Mark Popham, “Black Beauty” (3.9) sponsored by CHC, and Adnam’s “Old Ale” (4.1) sponsored by Daniel Hutchinson.  If you wish to sponsor an ale of your choice please speak to Laurence.


This week’s offerings:

From the Uxbridge English Dictionary: Aggregate…………….farming scandal


A devout catholic drops some buttered toast on the kitchen floor and it lands butter-side-up. He looks down in astonishment, for he knows that it’s a law of the universe that buttered toast always falls butter-side down. He tells his priest that a miracle has occurred in his kitchen.

He says, “It’s not for me to declare a miracle. I’ll have to report this matter to the Bishop and he’ll have to deal with it”.

A thorough investigation is conducted, not only by the archdiocese but by scientists sent over from the Curia in Rome.

Then, after 8 long weeks and with great fanfare, the Bishop announces the final ruling.

“Unfortunately, in this case, it has been declared ‘No Miracle’ because that there is insufficient evidence as to whether or not the toast was buttered on the correct side in the first place!”

Kind regards



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