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Title: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on February 03, 2006, 06:24:50 PM
This thread contains the latest programme for Marple National Women's Register.
Title: Re: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on December 08, 2017, 05:19:02 PM

January 15th - Would I lie to you? Bring a truth or a lie about yourself and try to fool the rest of us. (If you haven’t seen it on TV, you might want to watch an episode first)
January 29th - Internet dating. Bring your profile and see if we can guess who you are (the funnier the better).
February 12th - Schools. Could you explain the English education system to a foreigner? Free, grammar, state, public, private, faith schools. What do you think?
February 26th - Murder mystery play reading.
March 5th - Handbagged – Conversations between HRH and Mrs Thatcher - Chad’s Theatre - Names to Sue Davies asap.
March 26th - Book review. Get reading – either Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel. And/or The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty.
Title: Re: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on April 05, 2018, 06:28:42 AM

April 16th - Harassment and abuse. Do you have any experience? Or someone you know? How should we tackle it?
April 30th - Robots and artificial intelligence. Should we be excited or worried?
May 14th - Romania. Bring some interesting information and some food.
June 4th - Plastics – what are we doing to the earth but can we live without them?
June 18th - Summer walk. Meet at Marple Library at 7pm
July 2nd - Games evening. Bring outdoor games if it’s fine, indoor games if it’s raining.
July 16th - Wine & Cheese. Plus planning for the autumn. Just bring your ideas - wine & cheese provided.
Title: Re: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on July 30, 2018, 05:55:09 AM

September 17th - AGM – subs due – bring a cheque book! Be a bag lady – bring 3 things of personal significance in a bag and we’ll try to guess whose bag is whose.
October 1st - Women explorers/inventors/scientists. Who do you admire?
October 15th - What’s on your bucket list? Tell us about your top three.
October 29th - Jobs for the girls. What strange jobs have you done? What would be your dream job?
November 12th - Telephone Treasure Trail. Prompt start at 8pm.
November 26th - Speaker – Neil Charman will tell us about The Marple Plan
December 10th - Bring a reading/poem/music on a Christmassy theme. Mulled wine & mince pies. Plus planning for spring.
Title: Re: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on January 05, 2019, 08:01:46 AM

January 14th - Reflecting on Christmas. Memorable moments? Bring games to play.
January 28th - Soap Operas. Why do so many people watch them? What is their value?
Saturday February 9th - Christmas Party. 7.30pm. Theme to be decided.
February 11th - What was on TV or radio on the day you were born? Search online at the BBC Genome.
February 25th - Music and Society. How does music reflect the society of the time?
March 11th - Garrick Theatre. ‘The Dark Earth and the Light Sky’. Meeting of Edward Thomas and Robert Frost. 
March 25th - Play reading. Cherry Trees by Linda Messham
April 8th - Poland. Research an aspect that interests you and bring food. Planning.
Title: Re: Marple Branch NWR [Alternate Mondays]
Post by: admin on April 16, 2019, 05:19:52 AM

The Marple Branch of the National Women's Register (NWR) meet fortnightly on Monday evenings in members' homes to discuss all subjects, for example cultural and political matters, but also have trips to the theatre and meals out etc.  There is also a book club. All meetings start at 8.00 pm unless otherwise stated:

April 29th: Mistresses - We’ve heard of Nell Gwyn and Lady Hamilton. Research, well-known or not.
May 20th: Chad’s Theatre. 7.45. pm - Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn.
June 3rd: The Big Read - If You Can Walk, You Can Dance by Marion Molteno; Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai.
June 17th: Guess The Year - Have 5 clues ready for others to guess the year of your choice.
July 1st: Summer Walk.
July 15th: Speaker - The work of The Samaritans.
July 29th: Ten Pin Bowling.

New Members welcome: Please contact Contact Sylvia 0161 221 1505.

Note: Previous programmes are left below to show the wide variety of activities that the group enjoys.