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SPICE South Wales Monthly Bulletin Issue 4

October 2012

Don’t Miss Out: SPICE Christmas Party, Saturday 8th December Have you booked your place yet for our amazing SPICE Christmas Party at the stunning Cardiff City Stadium? Christmas is coming, so it’s time to plan the SPICE celebrations!! Join your fellow members on our reserved tables at the fabulous, fun and colourful “The Night It Snowed In Las Vegas” themed party. This year we’ll be sharing our Yuletide merriment with many other Cardiff party goers for what’s sure to be a fantastic, festive treat. The evening gets off with a bang as we enjoy a desert flower cocktail on arrival followed by a superb themed three course dinner. This is followed by the special themed entertainment including a fun casino, a disco and dancing until 1.30am. What better way to see in the holiday season? Remember, please book as early as possible for this exciting event as we’re part of a large, fun-filled shared party and we don’t want you to miss out on this amazing evening!!

SPICE South Wales Members Meet & Eat Whether you’re new to SPICE or a longer term member, our regular, monthly Members Meet & Eat is the perfect way to get together with your SPICE friends for an evening of great company, a few laughs and perhaps a bite to eat.

Thursday 25th October, 7.30pm The Castell Mynach, Pontyclun, Llantrisant

Hurry, Filling Fast...!! Indian Dining At The Spice Merchant Saturday 13th October It’s a taste of the East this evening as we visit the excellent Spice Merchant restaurant in Cardiff. Enjoy a delicious 2 course meal and some great chat with your SPICE friends. Book today.

Sunday Afternoon Tea Sunday 21st October Join us for afternoon tea at the Waterloo Gardens Teahouse in Roath. Delicious sandwiches and scones with fresh cream and jam!! Book Now.

Welcome To Our Latest South Wales Bulletin September was a great month for SPICE in South Wales with 10 new members joining the group at our Preview Night in Cardiff. I’d like to wish you all a very warm welcome to the group and look forward to seeing you on many of our exciting events in South Wales. The best way to start is to jump in feet first and book something. We’ve got some great social events coming up. As well as our regular SPICE Meet & Eat, we’re also running a Dinner Shuffle. You’ll get the chance to “shuffle” places during the meal and chat to more people. November also sees the return of one of our favourite events - The Glee Comedy Dianne Livingstone Club where there’ll be plenty of laughs. Finally, SPICE South Wales please remember to book early for our fab Co-ordinator Christmas Party to guarantee your place.

Forthcoming Events In South Wales Indian Dining At The SPICE Merchant Stuart Street, Cardiff Indoor Go-Karting Grand Prix Supa Karts, Newport Sunday Afternoon Tea Waterloo Gardens Teahouse

Sat 13 October Sat 20 October Sun 21 October

Last Few Places Places Available Places Available

SPICE Meet & Eat Narrowboat Day

The Castell Mynach, Pontyclun Brecon & Monmouthshire Canal

Thu 25 October Sun 28 October

Filling Fast Filling Fast

Halloween Night At St Fagans The Glee Comedy Club

St Fagans Welsh National Museum Wed 31 October Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay Sat 10 November

Places Available Places Available

Cafe Jazz On Tuesday Pyramid Bowling Stroll Around Roath Park

St Mary Street, Cardiff Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff Bay Roath Park, Cardiff

Tue 13 November Sat 17th November Sun 18 November

Places Available Places Available Places Available

Indoor Climbing Taster Stroll Around Roath Park

Boulders, Cardiff Roath Park, Cardiff

Tue 20th November Sun 18 November

Places Available Places Available

Indoor Climbing Taster

Boulders, Cardiff

Tue 20th November

Places Available

Superb Weekends Across The UK It’s always great to have a weekend away to look forward to. SPICE offers a huge variety of weekends across the UK. Book early to guarantee your place. See the SPICE website for full details. We Love The 70’s Party Weekend

Fri 12 October - Mon 15 October

Filling Fast

Walking Weekend In Lyndhurst & The New Forest

Fri 19 October - Sun 21 October

Places Available

Halloween Ghost Hunting Weekend

Fri 26 October - Sun 28 October

Places Available

Malvern Hills Luxury Walking Weekend

Fri 26 October - Sun 28 October

Places Available

Zumba Dance & Fitness Weekend In Eastbourne

Fri 2 November - Sun 4 November

Places Available

Christmas House Party In A Fort

Mon 24 December - Fri 28 December

Places Available

New Year Party At Copthorne Effingham Hotel

Mon 31 December - Tue 1 January

Places Available

New Years Eve Sleepover Beach Party

Mon 31 December - Tue 1 January

Places Available

SPICE South Wales 130 Aztec, Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4UB Tel: 0742 959 8414 Email:

New Events – Just Added Dinner Shuffle At Prezzo - Cardiff Saturday 24th November, 7.30pm The concept is very simple but will give you the opportunity to meet and chat with many other members during the course of the evening. The way we do this is by ‘shuffling’ seats between courses so that we all end up sitting next to three different people and mixing with three different groups of people. It’s an easy way to socialise and helps you meet a lot of people quickly.

Walk - Dinas Powys & Wenvoe Sunday 25th November, 10.30am This lovely walk starts in the village of Dinas Powys, west of Cardiff. From the centre of the village, the walk quickly moves out into country lanes and open fields. The halfway mark of the walk is reached in the smaller village of Wenvoe, with its parish church which can be traced back to the 12th century. We then head to Dinas Powys through more open countryside and through some shady woods, alongside a gurgling brook.

Salsa Classes & Tapas - La Tasca, Cardiff Thursday 6th December, 7.00pm Everybody has seen Salsa dancing somewhere, whether it be in movies or in a club. Join Spice tonight as we sharpen up our salsa skills by participating in a salsa class at La Tasca. The beginners’ class starts at 7.15pm and lasts about 30 minutes. After that there is an Improvers and Intermediate class to keep us moving forward. After dancing our hearts out, we’ll take our seats and enjoy a selection of tapas.

3 Great Ways To Keep Up To Date With SPICE South Wales There’s always so much happening in SPICE South Wales. You can see all the latest pictures, videos and chat here.

Facebook Twitter You Tube Halloween Night At St Fagans Wednesday 31st October Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble!! Enjoy the spooky goings on of Halloween at St Fagans - the most haunted museum in Britain. A chilling evening lies ahead as we visit the museum after dark to see apparitions and hear the haunting Be Afraid.. howls of the hounds of Annwn. Then Be Very when we’ve all stopped quaking its off to the The Plymouth Arms for a drink Afraid to calm the nerves and some delicious nibbles on our sharing platter.

Members Photos & Video Have you been on any exciting events recently and taken some great photos or even some video? Well we are always looking for good pictures of Spice South Wales members having a great time. So why not email them to us or post them on Facebook for us all to share. Thank you.

Do You Enjoy Walking?

Become A SPICE Walk Leader We’re currently looking for one or two members who would be prepared to become SPICE Walk Leaders. If you enjoy a good country ramble, can spare some time at the weekend and would like to help, please contact Dianne so she can let you know what’s involved. Walk routes are supplied by the SPICE office, however you can also suggest any that you’re already familiar with.

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SPICE South Wales Monthly Bulletin Issue 4 October 2012  

All the latest news and event information for SPICE members living in South Wales.

SPICE South Wales Monthly Bulletin Issue 4 October 2012  

All the latest news and event information for SPICE members living in South Wales.