2023 FILM GROUP
The advertised choices may change closer to the date depending on availability of film. The website will be updated as soon as we are notified. Usual date is first Tuesday of the month, 2 pm. If you are enrolled, Group Leader Sue Mayfield will email you with film details,
TUESDAY 7 MARCH:
A Man Called Otto starring Tom Hanks, which is a Hollywood remake of the 2015 Swedish box-office hit "A Man Called Ove", which was itself based on a bestselling novel. This is the story of Otto, a grumpy widower who is very set in his ways. When a lively young family moves in next door he meets his match in Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside-down. A comical, moving and uplifting story about how one man learns to let life in again..
On Friday 4 November members attended the AGM for a quick review of the year, election of office holders (nominations submitted by previous Friday) and then joined in the fun with a session on the African drums of our Drumbeat group.Everyone had a thumping good time. Photo competition entries displayed on big screen and Maria Townsend announced winner ironically for a photo of Drumbeat in action. Te day end with the usual chat and afternoon tea.
The 2022 event on Friday 9 December was poorly attended. The film "Mrs Harris Goes to Paris" was a goodie but had been widely seen beforehand and COVID was active in the community at the time.. We may have to review whether we persist with this type of event,
2023 GROUP LEADERS EVENT
Group leaders were invited to the annual get-together on Wednesday 8 February. Group Leader guidance sheets were circulated along with a varied goodie bag thanks to the efforts of Kath Lock and Katherine Stoddart before the usual Middle Pub lunch.