The Important Stuff
20th September (Thursday)– 10am-2pm – We have a stall at the Sight & Sound Technology Exhibition at the Brighthelm Centre.
25th September (Tuesday) Dirty Dancing – Theatre Royal– meet in foyer 7.25 for 7.45 performance. Limited availability all week. We could only get 8 tickets near the front, so we are limiting this to 2 volunteers (£10 each) and 6 members (£15 each) on a first come, first served basis. Ring/text/e-mail now.
Active Forever - King Alfred Leisure Centre, Range of sports and physical activities for over 50's 10am - 1pm
3rd October (Wednesday) 3pm – Tea at Modelo Lounge, Church Road, Hove.
18th October (Thursday) 3pm- 10 Pin Bowling, meet at entrance to Hollywood Bowlplex, Marina. Members and volunteers £3. Book by 10th October.
For Information: 23rd October (Tuesday) – ESAB AGM, The Diplocks, Hailsham, BN27 3JY (not an organised ESAB-VIABLE outing).
25th October – Evening Mystery Walk – 6pm meet Norfolk Square bus stop, then follow in spooky footsteps to arrive at the Robin Hood pub by 7.30pm (food available).
7th November (Wednesday) 3pm – Tea at Italian Kitchen, Food Central, Top Floor, Churchill Square.
22nd November (Thursday) 3pm- 10 Pin Bowling, meet at entrance to Hollywood Bowlplex, Marina. Members and volunteers £3. Book by 16th November.
6th December (Thursday) Christmas meal – we’re going back to the Jury’s Inn. Details of menu choices and prices to follow.
Sorry for all the reading on this newsletter. I’ll try to keep this bit short.
Thanks to the coaches and volunteers for the VI Sports. We’ve had a really great time. Catch the next session on September 1st.
We now have a YouTube channel with a few videos illustrating some recent events. Go to YouTube and search ESAB-VIABLE.
Lots of interesting things for Heritage Week. There is a cinema walk in the main programme. It ends at The Melrose (next to The Regency). Who knew that this was a cinema? There are some more Heritage Week events listed at the end of this newsletter.
We have thrown down a challenge to Blatchington Court Trusts’ Social Group to a friendly (!) match at the 18th October 10 pin bowling session.
HERITAGE WEEK 2018
The events below are organised by Heritage Week. We know that some ESAB-VIABLE members will be on each of the events listed. They involve some walking – maybe 1 to 2 miles each. These are not official ESAB-VIABLE events and we do not guarantee that we will have volunteers at all of them. No booking is required with either Heritage Week or ESAB-VIABLE.
Rock Garden Meet London Road entrance to Rock Garden, opposite Preston Park, north end. 12noon to 1.30pm
Preston Park History Tour – Roman times to present day
Meet Rotunda cafe (south end of Preston Park) - 2.30pm to 4pm
Architecture and Materials – Bungarooch to Iron and Beyond
Meet corner of Robert Street & North Road - 1pm to 2pm
Western Road - More than Shopping
Meet Wykeham Terrace (right hand side of Dyke Road just up from the Clock Tower) - 10am to 12 noon
St Nicholas’ Circular Tour
West Hill, North Laines & Old Town (1-2 miles) - 1pm to 3pm
St James’ Street – early suburban development to B&B and urban change
Start at Victoria (Dolphin) Fountain, Old Steine - 1pm to 3pm
North Laine - Beanfields to Bohemia – Historical and contemporary
Meet Brighton Museum entrance. 10am to 12noon
Norfolk Square – Grand Architecture and a “zone in transition”
Meet Norfolk Square bus stop. 4pm to 6pm