Weekly Bulletin Issue 84. January 9th 2014
Grab a last minute overseas break! Due to last minute rooming changes we can offer the following places on Spice West Midlands breaks leaving over the next few weeks: ● Courchevel Ski Trip: 25th Jan to 1st Feb 1 place (must be male due to rooming) Click HERE ● WW1 Battlefields Tour: 7th to 10th Feb 1 place (must be female due to rooming) Click HERE
Murder in the Blackout Don’t miss this extra special Murder Mystery night next Saturday (18th) in the atmospheric cloisters of Coombe Abbey. The night is on a wartime theme and includes a 3 course dinner and entertainment. We know it’s going to be a really fun evening, so make sure you don’t miss out. Click HERE
Trees, Trees, Trees! Thanks to all of you who have already submitted photos to our charity competition on the theme “The Beauty of a Tree on its Own”. We already have 32 entries. Please keep them coming. We’d love a huge “patchwork” of shots from the most simple to the most creative. We’ll ensure that all types are recognised when we award prizes in March. – See the growing gallery HERE
December – The Video Oh what fun we had last month! To help you re live some of the highs, there’s a video slideshow HERE
Dan Snow follows in the wake of 550 Spicers! I’m sure that like me, many of you enjoyed the first episode of Operation Grand Canyon with Dan Snow on BBC2 at the weekend. If you missed it, click HERE Over the last 20 years, 550 Spice members have done the same trip, though admittedly in rafts rather than rowing boats! Many of them had the company of the same River Guides used in the TV series. It is a really special Spice experience and Spice are only able to run these trips because we book years in advance. Both Maggie and I have coordinated these trips in the past and I will be returning to The Canyon with our Spice group this September. It’s quite an investment of time and money but a truly thrilling and life changing experience. So if you are thinking of joining us, don’t hesitate, click HERE I hope I will be seeing you there! 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 Share the fun with friends If you know someone who deserves Spice in their lives, please let them know that we have a membership promotion during January that includes the chance of a free trial period with us. Add their details HERE and we can send them full details. Or for Preview Night info click HERE Give your name also so we can thank you if they stay
Some New Events – Just Added Spice "Biggest Loser" (Extra Date) Sutton Coldfield Film for Thought Evening - Wadjda Spice Office Dance Weekend: Ballroom/Modern/Latin Isle of Wight Malham Walking & Social Weekend Yorkshire Fitness Weekend: Bootcamp Northamptonshire Shootout at the Kiddies Playcentre (Extra Date) Aldridge Lift Tower Abseil (Extra Date) Northampton Snowdon Summit & Satellite W’end Beddgelert
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Dawn Wright We were very sorry to learn of the death Dawn Wright (nee Nolan, nee Holland) in December after a long illness, bravely borne. She was a keen member from 2001 to 2012 and I am sure that many of you will have fond memories of this lovely lady.
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This Week (Click to book) Event & Location
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Quiz of 2013 & Supper The Arden Hotel, Coventry Rd Unihoc (Mixed Indoor Hockey) NIA Birmingham Badminton at Barr Beacon Barr Beacon Leisure Centre Dinner & Play at Genting Casino Edgbaston St Mary's Convent Visit Hunters Road, Handsworth Vulcan Bomber Restoration Experience Wellesbourne Barton under Needwood Easy Ramble Near Burton Bredon Hill Ramble Ashton under Hill near Evesham Cinema Night Cineworld, Broad St (near Five Ways) Dirty Dancing Experience MAC - Edgbaston Aqua Aerobics Barr Beacon Leisure Centre Learn to Snowboard Course Snowdome, Tamworth Recreational Skiing Snowdome, Tamworth Ski Lesson - Beginners Snowdome, Tamworth Drumming Experience for Beginners Birmingham Knowle Beer, Skittles & Supper The Red Lion, High St Solihull Pub Night The Woodmans Rest, Union Road Spice "Biggest Loser" The Next Step Royal Hotel, Sutton Badminton - Coventry or Wolverhampton or NIA Blacksmithing Evening Ashbrook House, Lichfield Curry & Quiz - Harborne Bangla Lounge, 152a High St Pizza Making & Meal at The Radisson Birmingham Warwick & Leamington Pub Night Lounge, Leamington Badminton at Barr Beacon Barr Beacon Leisure Centre Spice Hits Town at the Jam House St.Pauls Square Colour U Confident Workshop Solihull Dungeons After Dark at Warwick Castle Warwick Castle Lichfield Cathedral Library Tour Lichfield Cathedral Living with Boundless Energy The Arden Hotel by NEC Murder Mystery at Coombe Abbey Near Coventry Pole Dancing with Pure Joy Jewellery Quarter Hoola Hooping MAC - Edgbaston Hotel Du Vin Ultimate Sunday Brunch Birmingham Mind Management Workshop The Arden Hotel by NEC Nordic Walking Taster Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston Offchurch & Leamington Round Ramble Offchurch Teamworks Karting & Burger Fazeley St, Birmingham Wilmcote Easy Ramble Near Stratford upon Avon
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