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Diary dates 2023/24

Our meetings are held normally on the third Monday of the month at west Hants Tennis Club at 6.30 pm. We have a two course meal and then a speaker or discussion. Dates are for 2023/24:

May 15th with speaker Jayne Jackson, Social action, dance & theatre photographer, feminist & changemaker

June 19th with speaker Poppy Blundell, The Liberty Project, BCHA

July 17th- Social event at the Branksome Dene Room with fish and chip supper

August 14th with speaker from the charity Future Pillars

September 18th our 85th anniversary celebration

October 16th with programme action update and planning

November 20th with feedback from the SIGBI Annual Conference

December 18th our Christmas Party

January 15th with speakers Dr Orlanda Harvey & Dr Louise Oliver, Senior Lecturers in Social Work from Bournemouth University

February 19th with programme action update and planning

March 18th with speaker Councillor Avril Coulton, Mayor of Christchurch (TBC)

April 22nd AGM

Other events:

June 10th- Visit to Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery for tour of the garden and cream tea

June 29th- ‘Violence Against Women and Girls: Social Justice in Action’, conference jointly organised with Bournemouth University

July 10th- Invitation by SI Poole to join their talk on ‘New Life as an Artist’ by Debbie Underhill

September 24th- Sponsored walk in Christchurch to raise funds for the Planet Group project supporting small business loans

October 8th- Running a hydration station at the Bournemouth Run to raise funds for our international projects