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 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.

2019 Programme

Held on 1st Thursday of the Month

6th December


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

3rd January

Start the New Year with your favourite winter poem or hymn and bring it with you to share with us all.

7th February

Seated meditation and movement with Nicky Day. Come in comfortable loose clothing.

7th March

Basic first aid with a Red Cross Speaker. Sarah or Louise will be stretched out on the floor!

4th April

Our vicar Fr Martin Colton will be here to share something interesting with us.

2nd May*

Tea out at Priory Farm. Please put your name down early for a lift.

6th June

“My Treasure” - Please bring a treasured possession or photograph and be ready to share why it is so special to you.

4th July*

Croquet and tea on the lawn at Jenny and Ian’s lovely home and garden. Lifts are available. Details to be confirmed

1st August*

Cream tea at the home of Patricia and Tony Bird. Please put your name down early for a lift.

5th September

Planting bulbs ready for Spring; come and plant bulbs in a bowl, with instruction.

3rd October

Bruce Cousins “A vocal interlude” Please come to have fun and join in.

7th November

Guest speaker or group to be announced.

5th December

Come and celebrate Christmas with carols and plenty of Christmas cake.

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