Coming Events

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Annual General Meeting

Saturday 2nd March – 10.30 am - Leiston Film Theatre

You are warmly invited to the Club’s Annual General Meeting. The Film Theatre Manager will be providing tea and coffee before the meeting from 10.00 am. An Agenda is included with the newsletter for your use. Please ensure that any correspondence for the AGM is handed to the Secretary seven days before the meeting. If you were considering being a committee member or thinking of putting your name forward as a helper but wanted to know more, please contact Lesley Hill, Club Chairman who would be happy to talk to you. Tel.: 01728 830514

‘My Life In Showbiz’ With Barry Dye

Friday 8th March – 7.30 pm - Leiston Community Centre

From being (possibly) Suffolk’s youngest ‘Punch & Judy’ man at the age of 8 to working with some of the biggest ‘stars’ in showbiz, Barry Dye has had a very long, interesting and varied career which has included being a Professional Drummer, Entertainment Agent, Artistes Manager, a variety of TV and Radio work, Event Organiser, Concert and Festival Promoter together with hiring out Marquees and Equipment.
Highlights of his career include: discovering and starting the career of Shane Richie and being his Manager for 10 years. Booking and organising a Tina Turner concert at Ipswich Town FC in July 1990. (The first of the big concerts to be held there)
Tickets: £5 members, £6 non-members – includes light refreshments.
Fun Quiz – With Pat Challis

Friday 5th April – 7.30 pm - Knodishall Village Hall

Pat Challis has kindly agreed to be quiz master at another of her popular quiz evenings to raise funds for the Club. These are fun social evenings with no previous experience required! So why not ask your friends to join you and come along. Maximum number of 6 per team. To book a team please contact Pat West, Club Secretary on 01728 831714. To take part is £6 per person which includes refreshments.
Pimms And Puddings

Saturday 15th June – 4.00 pm - 2 Minden Drive, Leiston

Something to look forward to in the summer. Tessa and Brian Ginger have kindly agreed to hold our fifth Pimms & Pudding afternoon in their garden.
More details to follow.
Annual Barbecue

Friday 19th July – 7.00 pm Knodishall Village Hall

The diary wouldn’t be complete without the Annual Barbecue.
More details to follow
105th Anniversary Of Leiston Film Theatre

Sunday 20th October – Leiston Film Theatre

This event will be ‘The Story of Suffolk’s Oldest Cinema’ as compiled by our Film Theatre Manager Wayne Burns and Committee Member Stephen Ginger and presented as a special event for the Centenary Celebrations in 2014. Further material covering the past five years will be added to mark the 105th Anniversary of Leiston Film Theatre.
More details to follow

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