The Stonnall Stitchers met last Monday in the Village Hall and will meet again on Monday 20th, from 2.00 until 4.00 pm. If you are interested in being, or becoming a Stitcher, you can call in at the Village Hall on 20th and find out more.
On Wednesday 8th, the Morning Service began again at 1, Lazy Hill and was followed by the Coffee Club at 10.00 in the Youth Centre. Members were there in full force, around fifty at this first meeting of the New Year. In the evening, the Playing Field Committee met in the Centre. Interestingly, there were four new-ish members and four who have been there since the Playing Field was rescued about twenty years ago.
On Thursday evening the Stonnall Singers re-started after the break and the Players were of course, at work in the Village Hall, preparing for the Pantomime, which takes place on 23rd, 24th and 25th January. Tickets are available now by calling or texting 07516 274765 or emailing, firstname.lastname@example.org . Prices are as follows: £7.00 for adults, £3.00 for children, £5.00 for concessions on Thursday only and £18.00 for two adults with up to three children.
On Sunday last, the service of Holy Communion was taken by Readers Alan and Sheila and, as there was no clergyman present, was called, ‘Communion by Extension’. It was a very good service.
The W.I. met on Monday to learn all about, ‘Lasting Power of Attorney’. On Tuesday morning at 9.30 am, the mobile library was outside the Swan until 10.00 and it will be there again on 28th. If you value your library, please use it or it will disappear. In the evening, at 7.15 pm, Shenstone Parish Council met in Shenstone Village Hall for the first monthly meeting of the year. The usual weekly events took place on Wednesday morning.
Next week, the Conservation Society meets on Wednesday 22nd, in the Youth Centre at 7.30, then for three nights ‘Cinderella’ will be performed in the Village Hall.
The Film Club, which should have met on Friday 24th, has moved to Friday 31st January, to avoid a clash, which reminds me that we used to have a Village Diary so that organisations could check their dates to avoid any clashes. This worked very well and perhaps should start again as there have been several clashes lately. This can mean lower numbers in attendance,, in a fairly small village like Stonnall. Muriel Hooper was the last person who regularly checked the diary. Any thoughts, Muriel?
A new Editor or Assistant Editor is needed for the Church and Parish Magazine, as I mentioned last week. Do please give it some thought if you could help in this way.