Friendship club

Lunch Club and Afternoon Tea Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the Harwood Hall, (except August when outings are arranged).

We now offer a gentle exercise class from 11.30 - 12.15  in the Music Room


We meet for lunch 12.00 for 12.30 (pre booking required) together in the Harwood hall.


A Speaker is arranged to entertain and inform us for about an hour after lunch,

2.30pm - 4.00pm.

No booking is required for this. We then have tea and cakes together.


Cost are:

Soup & Cheese Lunches  £3.50

Salad Bar in Summer £3.50


Afternoon meetings-Talk/entertainment with tea and cakes £1.50, Talk only £1.00.


If you are interested.

Please call Tina Benney

01242 512246



12.30pm Lunches, 2.30pm Afternoon Talk/Entertainment, concluding with Afternoon Tea. 

Exercise Class 11.30am - 12.15pm in the Music Room

Date         Name                                                                     Subject

11/09 Miriam Davis                                           Welcome to Japan Marvels & Mysteries

25/09 Eileen Parker                                          My Donkey Friends

09/10 Arthur Ball                                              Wild life Adventure

23/10 Anne Straithie                                         Edward Wilson’s Antarctic Companions

13/11 Nichola Vaughan                                     A Life of Rhyme

27/11 Pat Chase                                                   Vine Project with jewellery etc for sale

04/12 CHRISTMAS TEA PARTY                 2.30pm - NO LUNCH
                                            Entertainment by Spakeleles Ukulele Group

11/12 N.B. Date & Time 12.30pm for 1.00pm BOOKING ESSENTIAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH -                                                  Entertainment by Beauregard Singers

08/01 Angela Applegate                                  Gustave Holst Music, Friendship Cotswolds

22/01 Dr Tim Brain                                          The Flood of 2007

12/02 Charissa Malpass                                  Tax, Care and Toy Boys

26/02 Bob Skelt                                                  Spies in History

13/03 Steve Lewis                                              Ex-Officers wanted £7 a week

25/03Frances                                                         Scottish Country Dancing 

08/04 Patrick Furley                                         Victorian Magic Lantern History & Show

24/04 A.G.M.                                                         Mindsong

13/05 Aylwin Sampson                                      The Roman Cotswolds

27/05 Jean Ford                                                   A Humorous Look at Life

12/06 Dr Gillian White                                      A New Talk !

26/06 Susan Black                                             My adventures in Opera

10/07 Malcolm Lewis                                        Guess the radio signature tunes


2020 12th & 26th AUGUST OUTINGS to be arranged

First meeting of next session – Wednesday 9th September.


Cavendish Hotel Exmouth, Sunday 28th June to Saturday 4th July 2020, 7days…6 nights. Twin rooms still available: £424 (twin share) Single Supplement £39 Twin room with sea view £37pp extra. [Insurance £26]

Pick Up Christ Church, Malvern Rd, Cheltenham GL50 2JH

We are 21, if we get to 30 we will have sole use of coach, this will be a great time away.

Plenty of twin rooms left.

Hotel is on sea front.

Sue Jenner 01242692193

Friendship Club outing in August.2019


Friendship Club outing in August.2018

The owner is giving the group a talk, and the Friars Court house.

Christ Church

Christ Church,

Malvern Road,


GL50 2JH

01242 578163

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Thursday 9am - 3pm

& Mon, Wed & Fri 9.00am -12.00pm

01242 578163

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Manager Cherie Skidmore

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