Club News

May 2018 – visit to Cliveden

Our May meeting was an afternoon visit to the grounds of Cliveden. We enjoyed a leisurely stroll in brilliant sunshine thorough the Long Garden, led by one of our members who volunteers in the grounds. Our next destination was the … Continued



February 2018 – Parkinson’s UK

In February we welcomed  Richard Pilkington from Parkinson’s UK, who came to speak about the condition as part of their programme of raising awareness. Richard explained that you live with the condition, rather than dying from it.   Research is ongoing … Continued


January 2018 – Membership and Kori

At our January meeting, we enrolled Sue Weston – seen here with Ann Arton and Johanne Raffan.   It was also an opportunity to take a picture of our newest four members together:  Sue Weston, Alison Mayall, Alison Wray and Sushi … Continued


November 2017 – Hampers for Wycombe Women’s Aid

At our November meeting, we were pleased to enrol our new memgber Alison Wray, seen here with Johanna Raffan. For many years, we have donated wrapped Christmas gifts to Wycombe Women’s Aid.   This year, instead, we collected festive food items … Continued


September 2017 – Street Child

We welcomed Lucy James from Street Child as our speaker at our September meeting. Based on the belief that every child has the right to be supported into education, the charity was founded in Sierra Leone in 2008.   The initial … Continued


July 2017 – Young Carers

Our speaker, Sally Grant from Family Action, is a project manager with their Young Carers Service in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. She spoke about her work with young carers – under 18 – in the Maidenhead area. … Continued


June 2017 – social meeting

On a lovely summer’s evening, members enjoyed a leisurely walk beside the Jubilee River, accompanied by Brian Clews who shared his knowledge of the local area. The evening was rounded off with supper.   This was also an opportunity to welcome … Continued



April 2017 – Library in Taiama, Kori Distr5ict,Sierra Leone

Our April meeting was a special celebration, held at the John Lewis Heritage Centre in Cookham. The Sandy Raffan memorial Library in Taiama, Kori District, Sierra Leone was officially opened in December 2016.   Our April meeting in Cookham was an … Continued