Sunday Social

Join us – we’d love to see you.

Scout & Guide HQ
4th Sunday of the Month
2.00 - 4.00 pm
  • Coordinators:
    • Val Bullen - 01695 572794
    • Alayne Trigwell - 07341 279175
    • Pat Morton - 01695 570039
    • Pauline Rigby

The  SUNDAY SOCIAL – Every Fourth Sunday of Each Month – only £1.50, including light refreshments.


23 June 2024

Please note there will not be a Sunday Social meeting at the Scout & Guide HQ on this date

 


24 March 2024

Our very own u3a Guitar Group will be playing for us today.   Another great sing-a-long  🎸🎸🎸🎤🎤🎤

After the refreshment break some of our members will be telling us about their memories of interesting times in their lives  📝🖼


28 April 2024

Aughton Male Voice Choir will be performing for us today

This will be followed by light refreshments then possibly a game or quiz

See Posts Below for Details of Previous Sunday Socials.

Last Updated on June 8, 2024

25 February 2024

 

🎙🎙🎫

Our Drama group entertained  us in February with a light hearted comedy Radio Play based on Pride and Prejudice.

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Last Updated on March 17, 2024

28 January 2024

 

🎤🎶🎼🎵

A return visit from our wonderful Ukelele group who entertained us with a great range of music.  There was plenty to sing along to.

 

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Last Updated on March 17, 2024

26 November 2023

 

🎄🎅Not quite Christmas but this was  our last meeting of the year.   We had a  quiz and games and then after our festive refreshments  the excellent local guitarist, Pete Mercer, returned to entertain us 🎄🤶

Last Updated on December 2, 2023

Sunday 22 October 2023

 

Peter Gateley gave us a great presentation  on the new RHS Bridgewater garden👩‍🌾🌼
This was followed by a plant related quiz after the refreshments break.

Last Updated on October 27, 2023

Sunday 27 August 2023

We had an excellent poetry  recital from our very own Poetry Group, followed of course by refreshments and a game

 

Last Updated on October 16, 2023

Recent Events

23 July  2023

A music quiz – songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s.   Refreshments and then entertainment from local Guitarist🎸 Ken Waters.   Lots of singing 🎶along.

25 June 2023

Our u3a Choir returned to entertain us with some of their excellent performance pieces plus some sing-along songs to join in on – followed by a game or two after refreshments.

28 May 2023

Vaughan entertained us with a series of songs🎵🎶🎤and videos 📽📹 then refreshments and  a lighthearted quiz

 

23 April 2023

We were well entertained by the local Guitar Group Revamped 🎸 🎤 🎵

Super refreshments – as always – 😁

Last Updated on July 23, 2023

28 May 2023

Our long standing member Vaughan entertained  us with a series of songs🎵🎶🎤and videos 📽📹 that he has published on his Youtube Channel.     The videos were taking on his various jaunts around our local towns and places of interest

Last Updated on May 31, 2023

26 March 2023

Lacemaking   by Jayne Shepherd 

Jayne introduced us to her journey and sabatical through lace making.  Very interesting and thought provoking

Followed by refreshments🍰  ☕and a game of bingo   🔢

Last Updated on March 26, 2023

29 Jan 2023

Film afternoon featuring ‘Finding Your Feet’ – a 2017 British romantic comedy 

Ice creams 🍦were enjoyed at the interval as well as the usual cuppa☕ and cakes 🍰

Last Updated on March 26, 2023

2022

Earlier meetings:

27 February 2022
Peter Gateley gave us an interesting talk about the trees in St Anne’s Churchyard.🌳🌳      This was followed by refreshments ☕ 🍪 and a game of prize bingo.

27 March 2022
u3a member, Vaughan Wall, entertained us with some of his interesting Youtube videos. 

24 April 2022 
We were entertained by the Ukuleers, our very own Ukulele Group.

26 June 2022

Bill Evans gave us his very entertaining annual video show full of comedy🤣 and a little bit of serious stuff.   Tea☕ and biscuits🍪 were course enjoyed and I do believe we had a record post lockdown turnout

24 July 2022 

Jean  Chambers, leader of the CARD-MAKING group, gave us a card-making demonstration.
After the refreshments break, local professional guitarist🎸 Ken Waters, entertained us with his wide range of great songs 🎶.

21 Aug 2022  

Peter Gateley gave  a talk entitled      ‘LEAVES, … A LOT TO BE DESIRED!’.🌿

A look  at the beauty of leaves, but of course we are in the realm of nature and the role they have in the diverse range of plants that have evolved.  Refreshments and a game – as ever.

Last Updated on September 11, 2022

Re-opening

Welcome back to everyone who has managed to make it to the last two meetings in July and August.  It was wonderful to see so many of you.

In July 2021 we were delighted to welcome back the famous Bill Evans to entertain us with his video 📺and comedy 🤣😂😆clips then, with the gorgeous weather, we were able to take refreshments ☕🍪outside.

August saw Peter Gateley giving us a wonderful presentation on Garden birds which was very interesting.  Sadly the weather was not at its best but everyone was happy to continue catching up with each other over 🍪 and ☕

In September we had a bit of variety with some poetry, a quiz,  a game or two of Bingo and homemade cakes.

 

Last Updated on February 12, 2022

Pre-pandemic 2020

26 January 2020

We had a splendid  ‘cabaret’ of sketches, songs🤣🎤, and all-round entertainment provided by our Drama group!   Refreshments 🍪 midway,  of course.

23 February 2020 

We held a  special ‘Quiz on Ormskirk’ ✍  courtesy of Bill & Sue Watkinson, then a presentation by Peter Gateley on ‘Trips by the U3A Bird  🐦🕊🐤Group’

Last Updated on June 3, 2021

27 October 2019

’REVAMPED’ returned to entertain us with their songs & guitars  🎸🎸🎼plus we had  a display by our Textiles & Quilting group🧵🧶.

 

Last Updated on September 18, 2021

25 August 2019

 

We had a fantastic Sing-a-Long with our famous Guitar 🎸🎸🎼🎶Group then refreshments☕🍰 before we a lively Beetle🐞 Drive.

Last Updated on September 15, 2019

28 July 2019

 

The Great Mr Bill Evans returned with his Annual Comedy 🤣🎼and Quiz Show and, as always, had us all in stitches

Last Updated on September 15, 2019

23 June 2019

 

A great range of poems were  read by the Poetry 📜Group and The Sunday Social Group.   Refreshments 🍪☕ as usual then the Recorder🎼🎶 Group  entertained us with some excellent tunes.

Last Updated on July 26, 2019

26 May 2019

Dee Sheard displayed her digital keyboard memorabilia 🎹and entertained us with some🎶🎶 tunes, followed by Peter Gateley talking about 🏛🏫Georgian Buildings in Liverpool’

Last Updated on June 15, 2019

28 April 2019

A Debate was chaired by Mia Faza
‘Habitual offenders should forfeit their benefits and Council Homes’. 
Refreshments(of course) and   a sing-a-long with local guitarist 🎸🎙Ken Waters

Last Updated on June 15, 2019

24 Mar 2019

The Welsh Kingdoms of Old England’ – a very interesting presentation by Edmund Moynihan.  After our refreshments Tony Crimlisk & the U3A ‘UKULEERS’🎵🎶 entertained us plus supporting dance troup from our Musical Theatre Group.  

Last Updated on April 5, 2019

24 Feb 2019

A Talk from Pete Trigwell about  Punishment 🔐through the ages.  Followed by a quiz  and tea☕ & cakes🍰 for a treat.

 

Last Updated on April 5, 2019

27 Jan 2019

27 Jan 2019 – The Musical Theatre Group🎼🎤🎶🎹  provided us with a fantastic, full and varied afternoon of entertainment.  Tea ☕ and Biscuits🍪 in the interval of course.  

Last Updated on February 23, 2019

25 Nov 2018

Our Pre-Christmas Party’.✨🎄  The Cabaret 🎩🎤was  provided by our very own Drama Group who encouraged us to join in.  We had a fabulous time  Yuletide refreshments 🥨🍰were on offer of course. 

Last Updated on January 17, 2019

28 Oct 2018

– Our regular humourist😁 and local botanist🌲🌼 Peter Gateley talked to us about ‘Autumn Colours in our Countryside’.   Refreshments and a quiz followed.

Last Updated on January 17, 2019

26 Aug 2018

Denise presented us with some ‘Galton and Simpson Playhouse’ film comedies on this Bank Holiday weekend, a throwback to the 1970s that had everyone laughing 🤣.     Pop corn 🍿and Ice cream🍦 were of course served for the authentic Cinema Experience.

Last Updated on August 30, 2018

22 July 2018

An Excellent Presentation on Southport Hesketh Park Observatory was given to us by Edmund Moynihan.  Followed of Course by Refreshments then a few rounds of  Lucky Dip Bingo

Last Updated on August 30, 2018

24 June 2018

Our very own Bill Evans entertained us with a Picture Quiz and a variety of Comedy clips and videos.  Refreshments as always.

Last Updated on August 30, 2018

27 May:  

A great Guitar Singalong  followed by refreshments and a quiz.

Last Updated on July 3, 2018

22 April

22 April:   Peter Gateley gave us a very interesting talk about Local Buildings which was followed by a couple of frantic rounds of a  Beetle Drive

Last Updated on May 9, 2018

25 March

A Lively Debate was Chaired by Mia Faza – ‘The Police Should Carry Firearms’

Last Updated on May 9, 2018

25 February 2018

The recorder group gave us an wonderful  performance and were followed by a great  range of poems read by Pauline Jones, Pete Trigwell and Pat Morton who also wrote her contributions.

Last Updated on March 1, 2018

28 January 2018

The Drama group performed Radio Aughton Live to a sell out audience.

A fun filled afternoon of news, sketches and stories.

A big thank you to everyone.

Last Updated on February 13, 2018

26 November 2017

Early Christmas Party Time .    The RECORDERS & UKULEERS groups gave us a fantastic performance followed by festive refreshments…

Last Updated on January 2, 2018

22 October 2017

 A Chinese Tea ceremony’ was presented by members of the Confucious Institute of Edge Hill University,  followed by our traditional refreshments

Margaret Gibbon then talked to us about  ‘Some of her Favourite Ladies from Local History‘.

Last Updated on January 2, 2018

24th Sep 2017

A great presentation about  Martin Mere Wetland Centre  by volunteer Eileen Seabright.

Tea, Coffee and cakes were followed by some poetry  read (and in some cases written) by our very own Sunday Social members

Last Updated on January 2, 2018

27 August 2017

Members of the U3A Guitar group  played and sang for us in August.  Refreshments were followed by Peter Gateley presenting Butterflies in your Garden.   An excellent afternoon was enjoyed by all.

Last Updated on September 19, 2017

23 July 2017

Billy Coleman sang some Sounds of the Sixties for us and introduced us to Just Midnight an Acapella Group who were ‘Just Marvellous’.   A great afternoons entertainment.

Last Updated on August 2, 2017

25 June 2017

Bill Evans entertained us with his great selection of funny videos and clips.  Followed of course by tea and cakes.

Last Updated on June 29, 2017

28 May 2017

A Lively Debate was organised by Mia Faza, the topic being ‘Our Benefits System is too Generous’

Book Reading

and we enjoyed a ‘Name that Book’ quiz

Last Updated on June 26, 2017

23 April 2017

An Afternoon at the Movies – Three short films selected by Denise which between the three of us we managed to present.   The popcorn went down well and we have delicious  cakes with our tea and coffee.

Last Updated on May 22, 2017

26 March 2017

Our famous raconteur Pearl Webster entertained us and Pauline Jones made us laugh with her regional poems

Last Updated on June 29, 2017

26 February 2017

 

We were highly entertained by Dee with Keyboard Music and a great story quiz supported by Pat then Peter Gateley gave us a most informative and entertaining talk on Leaves

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Last Updated on June 30, 2017

Sunday 22 January 2017

We enjoyed a series of performances drama-20160408-Acting Up by our Drama Group  followed by refreshments and an impromptu quiz.    A great start to the New Year

Last Updated on June 30, 2017

Sunday 27 November

We had a lively Debate on Foreign Aid – introduced by Mia Faza – followed by Festive Refreshments

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The Sunnysiders then gave us a wonderful  variety show.

Last Updated on June 30, 2017

Sunday 23 October

The Story of Ormskirk Gingerbread was wonderfully  presented by Margaret Gibbon

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Followed by Gingerbread refreshments  and then a great Music Quiz  from Bill Evans with great animations and a rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone.

Last Updated on November 20, 2016

Sunday Social 25 September 2016

Denise Lathom presented us with 3 Somerset Maugham films which we thoroughly enjoyed, even when the ‘reel’ broke down.     We had ice creams at the interval served by our very own usherette Pauline Jones

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Last Updated on October 2, 2016

Sunday Social 24 July

Bill Evans  (quiz & music)

Denise Latham (Flowers are Fun)

Winner of 'Flowers are Fun' - Pauline Rigby & Team

Winner of ‘Flowers are Fun’ – Pauline Rigby & Team

Last Updated on October 2, 2016