Category: Club News

A busy weekend

Following on from Red Nose Day, the Clubhouse was packed on Saturday evening as people came from far and wide to wish Ginnie Proud a happy 70th birthday. After a quick change of decoration from purple to green, eighteen members…

A lot of hair but no blood …

Over £200 was raised for Comic Relief by “Peter’s Hair Dare”. The crowd, especially the younger contingent, watched intently with cameraphones raised as Peter Waterhouse lost his facial hair in a half hour operation.     Yvonne Waterhouse was given…

First Timers win Buckworth Bake-Off

The inaugural Buckworth Bake-Off started the Club’s Red Nose Day evening festivities. Judge Adrienne Coulson, with Natasha Sessions acting as a very willing assistant, assessed the entries and decided that Yvonne Waterhouse’s Cherry Bakewell Tarts were the best entry in…

Games Evening

The Clubhouse was busy in the evening, with up to twenty members engaged in mental and physical battles: darts, skittles, pool, dominoes, cards and Jenga. The games continued until late into the evening, with stamina maintained by bread, cheese and…

Bags of fun …

The Clubhouse had a full day’s use when Amanda, described later as a “patient teacher”, led a select group in making fabric handbags … fully lined and with interior pockets, of course! Here are some of the fabulous creations which…

Burns Night 2013

We celebrated Burns night in style this year – members were piped in from the village and sat down to an excellent spread courtesy of Veronica and Nic with the ‘village cooks’ providing the vegetables.  All agreed it was an…

Buckworth’s Got Talent 2013

A large crowd of around fifty people were in the Clubhouse for the 2013 Buckworth’s Got Talent, witnessing five junior acts and five senior acts battle for the golden “Buckies”. The evening was organised by Connie Davison and the judges…

The site’s coming back to life …

With a change of appearance, and some additional content intended to keep the membership informed of what’s happening at the Clubhouse, the Club’s website is back “online” after a year and a bit of dormancy. I hope you will bookmark…

St George in Buckworth

As usual, St George’s day was celebrated in Buckworth with a meal at the Club. There was a good turn out for the hearty meal of beef stew, carrots and dumplings prepared by Yvonne, Paula and Kay respectively, with some…