From Mince Pies to Birds of Paradise: a Conversation about Palm Oil
Published 2/17/2019 in 2G3S
This was the first of our Conversation Evenings, held at The Rose, Stapleford, on 8 January.  There was a good turn-out on a winter's evening to hear Janet O'Boyle introduce the subject before opening up a more general conversation. Summary: Production and uses The main producers are Indonesia and Malaysia. Oil palm is...

History Society

Oliver and More: The Revival of the British Musical 1958-1970
Published 1/25/2019 in Stapleford History Society
Talk by Mike Levy, 11 December 2018 Mike Levy gave us the agreeable sensation of being rejuvenated as he took us through the development of the British musical.  First he charmed us by saying we didn't look old enough to remember the 1960s; then his musical illustrations took us right back...


Phoenix Nights
Published 9/21/2018 in Stapleford Phoenix
Another year, another award ceremony, another night out. 500 odd for 18 was the final damage inflicted by the Indian opposition though Stuart wasn't impressed with the extras conceded. It was such a mammoth session some of us missed the last train home and had to rely on a Panther. With five...


TdS 2019
Published 3/9/2019 in Tour de Stapleford
TdS 2019 is on!  Morning of Sunday 23rd June.