Category: Club News

Murder Mystery Evening

Six tables, each of six “detectives”, gathered to try to solve the mystery of “who dunnit” when a man was killed during an audition for places at a pantomime. The detectives were supplied with plenty of food (prepared by Amanda,…

That looks much better …

About a dozen club members pitched in to tidy up the Club, both inside and out, ready for the summer. Lots of rubbish and rubble from around the exterior was loaded into Peter’s trailer; the rear gutter was refitted; paving…

May Day walk

Over twenty people and several dogs enjoyed wonderful Bank Holiday weather (for a change!) for the annual Parish Walk, organised by the Parish Council. Some seemed to be ¬†struggling towards the end due to the heat and the cool interior…

Make a Summer Fabric Bag sewing course

Nine ladies and their sewing machines joined Amanda Cox in the Clubhouse for a six hour course to “Make a Summer Fabric Bag”. Patterns had been issued in advance so pieces could be cut out ahead of the course. Good…

St George’s Day Supper

The Club again hosted the St George’s Day Supper, organised by members of the Buckworth Parish Church to raise funds for the Church Restoration Fund. A splendid spread, with choices of main course and dessert followed by cheese and biscuits,…

A busy weekend

Following on from Red Nose Day, the Clubhouse was packed on Saturday evening as people came from far and wide to wish Ginnie Proud a happy 70th birthday. After a quick change of decoration from purple to green, eighteen members…

A lot of hair but no blood …

Over ¬£200 was raised for Comic Relief by “Peter’s Hair Dare”. The crowd, especially the younger contingent, watched intently with cameraphones raised as Peter Waterhouse lost his facial hair in a half hour operation.     Yvonne Waterhouse was given…

First Timers win Buckworth Bake-Off

The inaugural Buckworth Bake-Off started the Club’s Red Nose Day evening festivities. Judge Adrienne Coulson, with Natasha Sessions acting as a very willing assistant, assessed the entries and decided that Yvonne Waterhouse’s Cherry Bakewell Tarts were the best entry in…

Games Evening

The Clubhouse was busy in the evening, with up to twenty members engaged in mental and physical battles: darts, skittles, pool, dominoes, cards and Jenga. The games continued until late into the evening, with stamina maintained by bread, cheese and…

Bags of fun …

The Clubhouse had a full day’s use when Amanda, described later as a “patient teacher”, led a select group in making fabric handbags … fully lined and with interior pockets, of course! Here are some of the fabulous creations which…