Our meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at
Cobtree Manor Park Golf Club, Chatham Road, Boxley, Maidstone, ME14 3AZ
Tel:Clubhouse & Function Enquiries: 01622 751881
Getting to the venue is easy. It is just a few minutes from J6 off the M20. Take A229 signposted toChatham. There is also a brown road sign post for Cobtree Manor Golf.
There is a road on left, just a few minutes drive from the roundabout. The exit off the A 229 is just after a layby and next to a bus shelter. The golf club is a short drive down the lane. – There is plenty of parking.
Time to socialise
We know that having time to socialise and talk to other members is important so we would encourage you to arrive at the golf club at approximately 6.30pm so that you can get a drink or tea, coffee and biscuits and have time to talk and meet other members before the meeting starts at 7.00pm. Tea is £1, coffee £1.75, biscuits from 50p.
Meet in the main bar/social area. The club meeting room is at the end of the room, just down a few stairs.
Planning Ahead – We are currently planning for 2020 – please contact us to find out more.
Our previous years activities and meetings have included:
2019: 18 May – Lunch at the London Beach Golf Club, Tenterden
2018: 25–27th October 2018 SIGBI 84th Federation Conference at Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre
July 2018 – come and join us at our club meeting packing backpacks for that children can continue to go to school. Please bring a backpack, pens and pencils, clothing for children aged 4-12 years.
More info at https://www.marysmeals.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/the-backpack-project
Tues 17th April Club AGM at Cobtree Golf Club 7:00 pm
Thurs 8th March UN International Women’s Day: #PressforProgress
Sat 17th March SISEE Regional Meeting 9:30 am
Tues 20th Mar Club Meeting at Cobtree Golf Club with 7:00 pm
Tues 20th Feb Club Meeting at Cobtree Golf Club. 7:00 pm
Sat 24th Feb SI Medway Day of Reflection 10:00 am—3:00 pm
Sun 25th Feb Regional Lunch in aid of Meru Project, 12:30 for 1:00pm London Beach Hotel
2016 – 2017
18 July 2017
No meeting in August
10 October – Celebration meal
TBA – December Christmas meal
2015 – 2016 programme
19 May – Hilary Rowberry, Federation Councillor, SIGBI
16 June – Janet Hughes – Clandon Park
21 July – Tracey Schneider – Dementia Friendly communities
No meeting in August
15 September – Pamela Renton – The role of a Magistrate
20 october – Amnesty International
17 November – Lesley Hannay – Eating Disorders
December – no meeting
19 January – Secret Santa
16 February – tba
15 March Book talk on the Suffragette movement
Meeting dates and programme 2014 – 2015:
|April||15||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club – AGM|
|May||20||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Natalie Fordham – International Citizen Service – feedback from our sponsorship
Jacque Emery – Regional President
Susie Forbes – Programme Action
|June||17||Club meetingEvening meal at the golf club- a social evening to celebrate our 55th birthday|
|July||15||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Theme: ‘Supporting people and local communities through education, enabling and empowering’
David Creasey & Linda Williams – The Vine, ‘ Transforming Lives, shaping communities’
Aimee Bartlett, Community Development Worker, Community Development Worker, Fusion Healthy Living Centre and Emma Tanner from the Princess Project.
|September||16||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Paul Harris – Salvation Army|
|October||21||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club CAMEO (come and meet each other).|
|November||18||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Do we know our local community.
The Willowbrook project for young mothers and Choices, domestic violence project.
|December||9||Christmas social evening|
|Jan 2015||20||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Provisional – Maidstone Day Centre, supporting homeless and vulnerable people. ‘|
|Feb||17||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club
Restoring Hope – a local charity committed to supporting women who have been trafficked.
|March||17||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club Padre Mandy Reynolds – her journey to becoming the only female Chaplin.|
|April||21||Club meeting, 7.30pm Cob Tree Golf Club – AGM|
Meeting dates and programme 2013 – 2014:
Tues 21st May Club Meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30 pm – Speaker Alongside Africa.
Tues 18th June Club Meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30 pm – Speaker Amazing Fund Raising – Calendar Girls.
Tues 16 July Club meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30pm – Members evening, a shared meal.
Tue 20 August – Tea/supper Garden Party at Abbey Gate Cottages.
Tue 18 September Club meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30pm – Speaker ‘Mediation’ Annette Hinton
Tue 15 October Club meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30pm – Speaker Charlotte Osbourne-Forde, The MacMillan Proejct.
Tue 19 November Club meeting at Cobtree Golf Club 7.30pm – Speaker on the Smaritans.
December – Social evening
January – Hi Kent. Speaker John Clayton
February – Club member’s evening, secret auction
March – The Blackthorn Trust
March 23rd – Sunday lunch at London Beach Hotel