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Weekly Bulletin Issue 103. May 22nd 2014

Morzine to Host our 2015 Ski Trip Yes, against strong competition, the wonderful French resort of Morzine has won through as the venue for our very own 2015 Ski Trip. This will also be the first “Spice Midlands” branded Ski Trip as we have invited members of Spice East Midlands to join in the fun with us this time. We have our own luxurious chalet with hot tub, steam room and a great hospitality team. But it’s the range of excellent skiing for all levels (including beginners) that’s the biggest reason to join us. These trips have a great reputation for fun and friendship and there’s an early booking rate on offer to the first 16 who get their deposit in. Check out all the details HERE

Photo of the Week Michelle Picton wins our much coveted “photo of the Week Award” for capturing 2 of our ladies in a most unusual position! I hasten to add that they were not knowingly re-enacting the Kama Sutra but taking part in our Biggest Loser Challenge! See HERE

Back from the Jaws of Vampires! It was a real privilege to take a lovely group of Spice members to Bucharest & Transylvania last weekend. We had a lot of fun and saw some amazing sights including historic castles and palaces as well as the fascinating remnants of Romania’s period of megalomaniac communist dictatorship. My expectations of Transylvania had been rather coloured by Dracula films and The Rocky Horror Show! So I was a little disappointed to find neither Count Dracula or any of the “sweet transvestites” home when we visited Bran Castle! However, it was a great trip and a great way to get to know a small, likeminded group of Spice members really well and share a lot of laughter. To see some of our pictures, click HERE We put on a lot of short overseas breaks through this group as well as through Spice UK. I do hope to see you on one and share the discovery of a new part of the world and a new group of friends. As ever, this Bulletin is designed to give you a quick overview of what is happening this week in Spice. “Anything in blue - should click through”.

Richard x

All the Fun of the Fort! One of the most unusual Spice opportunities is our weekend where we take over Fort Belan. We have this remote and historic Welsh Fort, complete with its cannons, crenulations and ghosts all to ourselves for a weekend of fun. It’s an atmospheric playground and a lovely venue for exploring the local area with a new group of friends that you haven’t met yet! Click HERE

A Special Spice offer for your Friends If you have friends or colleagues who deserve a little Spice in their lives, show them to our special “friends & family” membership offer HERE

Some New Events – Just Added Motorised Beer Kegs - Reading Reading Archery and Rifle Shooting Nr Worcester Quad Bike Intro & Woodland Trek Sutton Coldfield Penthouse Party at the Radisson Birmingham Off Road Karting Birmingham Wheels Park, Saltley Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' Dance Workshop MAC Race Night in Knowle The Red Lion Carriage Driving Experience Day Matlock

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This Week (Click to book) Event & Location

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Great Midlands Fun Run Pre Meet Royal Hotel, Sutton Jogging Evening in Solihull Brueton Park car park Jon Richardson: Nidiot Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Merchants Dinner Shuffle Merchants, Warwick Morris Dancing for Beginners High Holborn, Sedgley Badminton at Barr Beacon Barr Beacon Leisure Centre Beverley Friary Weekend Away Beverley, East Yorkshire Cinema Night - Rubery Empire Cinema, Great Park Ilkley Moor Yorkshire Walking Weekend Ilkley Lynton, North Devon Coast & Exmoor Break Lynton Spice Hits Town at the Jam House St.Pauls Square Welsh 3000's - Ultimate Mountain Challenge Llanberis Digital Photography for Beginners Jewellery Quarter Dinghy Sailing Edgbaston Reservoir, Icknield Port Road Enamelling for Beginners Honeycomb Crafts, Lichfield Itihaas Contemporary Indian Dinner Shuffle Birmingham Redwings Horse Sanctuary Visit Nr Stratford/Banbury Hatton Easy Ramble Hatton, Near Warwick Horse Riding Fun Day! Warwick International, Guys Cliff Multi Water Sports Afternoon Top Barn Activity Centre The Big Abseil - 200 Feet Avon Gorge, Portway, Bristol Yoga & Pilates - Connect with your Core Bliss, Aldridge One Man Two Guvnors Birmingham Hippodrome Owl Walk RSPB Reserve, Middleton, Nr Tamworth Badminton - Coventry or Wolverhampton or NIA Gwen Dickey's Rose Royce St.Pauls Square, Birmingham Byzantium Tapas Dinner Shuffle York Road, Kings Heath Jogging Evening in Solihull Brueton Park car park Mary Queen of Scots at Tutbury Castle Near Burton Salsa Dance Workshop MAC Edgbaston Calke Abbey & Staunton Easy Ramble Near Ashby Ditton Priors & Brown Clee Hill Ramble Nr Bridgenorth Horse Archery Warwick International, Guys Cliff Lift Tower Abseil - Our Biggest Ever Northampton Trick Horse Riding Warwick International, Guys Cliff White Water Kayaks Symonds Yat Bosworth Moderate Steam Train Ramble Leicestershire Crown Green Bowling Afternoon Kings Norton Golf - Learn to Play in a Day Warwickshire Great Midlands Fun Run Sutton Coldfield Great Midlands Fun Run MARSHALLS Sutton Coldfield Six Hills Ramble Breidden Hill, Shropshire White Knight & Good Fairy Fortnight Everywhere! Wing Walking Experience Damyns Hall Aerodrome

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Spice West Mids Weekly Bulletin 22 May 2014