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Sarah Ellen Hughes Jazz

Sarah Ellen Hughes performed at Davenham Players Theatre, accompanied by Dave Walsh, Gavin Barras and Dan Whieldon.

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Christmas Heritage Trip

This year's Christmas Trip started with a visit to Manchester City Centre, either to visit the German Market or the City Art Gallery. We then moved on to Bolton, for a trip on the Santa Special on the East Lancashire Railway, before finally having our Christmas meal at Samlesbury Hall.

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Video of trip by Mr Eyres.





Degeneration Gig

Degeneration gig at Winnington Rec on Friday 26 November with A Question of Etiquette, Dyinise and Impaled Existence.

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Jazz at the Players with 6pac

Jazz at the Players with 6pac Jazz Sextet on Thursday 26 November.

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Paris Study Weekend

Paris Study Weekend - Thursday 18th - Monday 22nd November

Forty nine people departed from Chester and Northwich early on Thursday morning to make the journey to Dover, across the channel by ferry, and on to Paris, arriving early evening.



A few tourist shots of Paris.








On Friday morning the group visited the Monet Exhibition at the Grand Palais. The exhibition contained over 200 painting by Monet, and is expected to attract over 700,000 visitors - it was certainly very busy!


After the Monet exhibition, we visited the Palais de Tokyo to see the modern art collection of the City of Paris.


On Saturday we started at the Rodin Museum, containing the Gates of Hell, The Thinker and the Burghers of Calais sculptures in the garden.










On Saturday afternoon we visited the Musee D'Orsay, containing a stunning collection of 19th century art, housed in a converted railway station.


Sunday morning was devoted to The Louvre.





On Sunday afternoon we visited the Pompidou Centre and its collection of 20th Century art.




On Monday we started the journey home, only to be delayed by a puncture!


Art Treasures of Paris

Lecture at Harlequin Theatre by Adrian Sumner on the Art Treasures of Paris.

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The Staffordshire Hoard

Heritage tour to Birmingham to see part of the Staffordshire Hoard on display at the City Art Gallery.

The Staffordshire Hoard
Birmingham Town Hall

Matthew Boulton, James Watt and William Murdoch

Thomas Attwood - Political Reformer from Birmingham

City Art Gallery



Peter with a Floozie