38 Polyramblers attended the AGM in a new venue in London Bankside. Before starting with the serious business, Hilary, the Chair, presented Christine – who is stepping down as President – with a present and a card. Apologies were received, including from our two Canadian members. The minutes of the last meeting and the annual report were approved.
Despite the bad weather the week before the AGM, there was a good attendance at this event. Mike chaired the meeting as Christine, our President, could not be present because of a bad cold. There was a minute silence to honour two Polyramblers who passed away recently: Margaret Lanham, one of our Vice-Presidents, and Pat House. The minutes of the previous AGM were approved and there was an update on matters arising. The Committee had Continue reading Saturday 3rd March: Annual General Meeting
The AGM is a nice occasion to meet with friends and celebrate another year of walking. Approximately 30 Polyramblers attended on a beautiful spring day. In her opening remarks, the President was pleased to note that she did not have to report any death of club members since the last AGM; quite a relief to everybody. The minutes of the last AGM, the annual report and the accounts were approved. The annual report mentions that members had the opportunity to walk over Continue reading Saturday 11th March. Annual General Meeting
This must have been the best attended walk of the year as a large crowd of Polyramblers met at Putney Bridge tube station for our pre-Christmas lunch walk. We followed the Thames Path through Bishops’ Park, leaving the river briefly to walk around Fulham football ground. We continued to Hammersmith Bridge and the Rutland Arms, a nice Taylor Walker pub by the river. Continue reading Sunday 11th December. Club Christmas Lunch at the Rutland Arms
Once again the GSO gave us an inspirational demonstration of musicality, vitality and expertise, from the haunting violin solo of Scheherezade to the stirring ensemble performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Even though they are well known works, the Orchestra and especially the solo violinist, Amarins Wierdsma, under the baton of the Venezuelan conductor Diego Matheuz, put their hearts and souls into their playing, imbued with youthful energy and enthusiasm, leaving the audience stimulated and refreshed, to face the outside world and all it has to throw at us! Continue reading WEDNESDAY 9th NOVEMBER 7.30pm: GUILDHALL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT THE BARBICAN: