What we’ve been up to recently

Cheese & Wine Quiz – 2 February 2018

A Cheese and Wine social evening raised £614 for SI Reigate and District charities – thanks especially must go to Rose who hosted the event which was attended by over 30 people.  Rose’s husband, Brian, put us through our paces … Continued

SISE 50th AGM – Saturday 25th November 2017

The location for the AGM was Sparsholt, for the last time apparently. It was a lovely day and not snowing like last year. The AGM went according to plan with some heated discussions about Number 63. There will be a … Continued

Club meeting – 7 November 2017 – Blood Runners

Our November guest speaker was Hugh Terry from Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers (SERV); Surrey and South London Blood Runners. A group of dedicated motorbike riders and vehicle drivers providing a vital service of delivering blood products, platelets, medical samples, … Continued

Club Meeting – 3 October 2017 – Tools for Self Reliance

  The speaker at our Club meeting was David Moynagh from the charity, Tools for Self Reliance (TfSR). TfSR aims to reduce poverty by enabling people in some of the poorest communities in Africa to improve their lives through earning … Continued

SI Croydon’s 90th Anniversary – Bluebell Railway

On Saturday 23rd September, as part of SI Croydon’s weekend of celebrations, 7 members of SI Reigate joined members of SI Croydon and other clubs on a trip on the Bluebell Railway. The day started with Bucks Fizz generously supplied … Continued

Fund raising – A gin tasting evening

On Friday the 15th September SI Reigate had a very successful fund raising event at Val’s house. This was a gin tasting evening organised with the help of Majestic wines. The Majestic’s representative made the evening great fun and we … Continued

Club meeting – September 5 – ‘From Beer to Champagne’

Ann, a volunteer at Polesden Lacey, gave a most interesting talk about Maggie Greville,  its  owner before the estate became National Trust. This detailed Maggie’s rise from the illegitimate daughter of the Scottish beer magnate William McEwan to a socialite … Continued

Club Meeting July 4 – Part 2

The second part of the meeting started with the Induction of a new member Lyne by President Alison. She said that she was delighted to join and had been warmly welcomed to meetings by existing members. The business meeting finalised … Continued

Club Meeting July 4 – eFOLDi

The speaker for the evening was Sumi Wang, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. She described the journey that took her from Beijing to today via Denmark, the Engineering organisation Black and Veitch in Redhill and London Queen Mary University. Sumi’s parents … Continued

Club meeting – 6 June – Club Strategic Review

After dinner we split into groups and there was lively discussion about our aims for the year ahead. This encompassed: Club Programme action Which charities or initiatives we are to be involved with? Social events  – what type, where and … Continued