St Mark’s Afternoon Retirement Team

Sarah CousinsSMART meets on the first Thursday  of each month between 2.00-4.00pm in St. Mark’s Church Hall (except for those marked*). We welcome everyone of retirement age who lives locally and enjoys meeting others. There is an interesting and varied programme, stimulating discussion and lively conversations with refreshments provided at each meeting.

SMART is run by Sarah Cousins (pictured) and Louise Wallis and they are always happy to welcome new members and arrange lifts to the meetings and help. Please feel free to bring a friend to any of the meetings.

For more information about any of the events, please contact the Church office in the first instance.

2018 SMART Events

4th January

“HEALTHCARE THEN & NOW”

  A discussion we can all join in with.

1st February

“LAND’S END TO JOHN O’GROATS”

Susannah and Keith Dyde will share their adventures by bicycle from Land's End to John O'Groats last year in aid of their Charity.

1st March

FLOWER POWER”

Please bring secateurs and old scissors if you have them to make something floral to keep with the     help of a flower. There may be a small extra charge to cover materials.

5th April

“POETRY WITH FRIENDS”

Please bring & share your favourite poems.

3rd May*

A TRIP OUT FOR TEA”

Priory Farm for tea and shopping. Lifts will be available – please be sure to book.

7th June

“SHALL WE DANCE?”

Come and enjoy some simple dancing, with   dancers on hand to help. You are also welcome to come and enjoy watching the fun!

5th July*

“TEA AND CROQUET”

Ian and Jenny Archer are hoping to have us to tea in their beautiful garden. Please ask for directions or book a lift from Louise or Sarah in good time.

2nd August*

“GARDEN PARTY”

Tony & Patricia Bird have kindly invited us to a tea party in their garden if the weather is kind, otherwise we will be indoors.

6th September

‘‘MELODY MAKERS’’

An afternoon of musical entertainment from a local   recorder group. Please bring a friend.

4th October

‘GUEST SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED’

Do bring your friends.

1st November

“AN AFTERNOON WITH BRUCE COUSINS”.      Bruce will bring old and new songs to life.

6th December

“CHRISTMAS IS COMING”

Christmas carols with a lovely tea. Friends & family welcome.

*Please put your name down for a lift as soon as you can…..