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April 2018

Sergeant Harborow from Tamworth Police Station came a fascinating talk about policing in Tamworth.


June 2018

To acknowledge World Environment Day we had a very interesting and thought provoking talk by Chris Mitchell from Drayton Manor Zoo.

He described in detail those wild animals in danger of extinction from poachers and traders.
Chris concluded his talk by giving examples of how we can help to do less harm to the planet we live on.








July 2018

Our guest speaker at our July Business Meeting was Nicky Edelstyn, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation – School of Psychology, Keele University. The title of the presentation was “Memory, Healthy Ageing, Cognitive Reserve and Dementia.”

Fascinating and informative talk about Alzheimers and how we can retain strong cognitive










February 2019

Britains Got Talent star, Jean Martyn, helped to celebrate President Christine Arrowsmith’s birthday.



President Chris provided everyone with prosecco, and birthday cake.

The birthday candle was lit and the glasses of “bubbly” were raised to toast Madam President.












Bubbly was the key word for the night as the guest speaker was organist Jean Martyn who” rocked” the audience in the final of the Britains Got Talent show in 2011. In the eight years since she was a finalist Jean has performed jazz, pop and classical all over the world.

SI Tamworth were delighted to welcome Jean to talk about her career and to perform. Jean brought along her pink sequinned jacket from the final and had everyone enthralled with her playing and her hilarious descriptions of her life in show business. It was a lovely bubbly, happy talk. Jean never stopped smiling
– it is no exaggeration to say that Jean almost bursts with joy when she is performing.



It was lovely evening and a fitting one to celebrate the President’s birthday.