Inner Wheel District 6 Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland
Inner Wheel District 6Association of Inner Wheel Clubsin Great Britain and Ireland

Arbury

Club:

Welcome to the Inner Wheel Club of Arbury

 

About the Club:

The Inner Wheel Club of Arbury was chartered in June 1979 and is based in Nuneaton which is a Warwickshire town very close to the geographical centre of England and George Eliot country.

The name Arbury comes from the local Arbury Hall, known as the Gothic Gem of the Midlands, and the home of the Newdigate family for centuries.  The author George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) was born in 1819 on the Arbury Estate and lived in Griff House (now a hotel) for 21 years.  She is commemorated in many ways in the town.  The large George Eliot Hospital and the nearby Mary Ann Evans Hospice are living memorials to her and her book titles and their characters feature widely as names in the town, the schools and hospital wards.  There is a nice statue to her memory in the town centre.

The Inner Wheel Club of Arbury is a very active and friendly club and we enjoy meeting at the monthly club meetings where during a meal we can socialise and enjoy each other’s company.  This is usually followed by an interesting speaker and any news or plans for forthcoming events are announced.  Many other members share the responsibility of planning the events which provides further opportunities for fellowship and fun!

We have close ties with Arbury Rotary Club and this is to the benefit of both clubs when organising social or charity events. We also welcome members from the surrounding area.

 

Club Officers for 2017/18:

 

President                    Glenys Gibbs

Vice President             Pat Rose

2nd Vice President       Nimmi Singh

Secretary                    Diane Coopey

Treasurer                    Sylvia Pare

Correspondent             Gill Robinson

International Service    Glenys Talbot

District Delegates         Glenys Gibbs

 Pat Rose

 

Club Meeting Date:

The second Monday of each month except August

 

Club Meeting Time:

6.30 for 7.00 pm

 

Club Meeting Place:

Weston Hall Hotel, Mill Lane, Bulkington CV12 9RU

Tel:  024 76313989

A warm welcome is extended to anyone wishing to attend our meetings but please contact us first through the contact page on this website as not all meetings are held at this venue.

 

Programme for 2017/18:

 

10th July

Speaker Charlotte Kendall "Teenage Cancer Trust"

11th September: 

Speaker: Mark Palmer 'Nuneaton Memories'

9th October: 

Speaker:  Brian Johnson 'Country Railway Stations'

13th November: 

Speaker: Mellisa Simmons 'Medical Detection Dogs'

4th December: 

Informal meeting at the Heritage Centre

14th December:

Joint Christmas meeting with Arbury Rotary Club

8th January: 

IW Day Celebrations at Ambleside Community Club

12th February: 

Speaker: 'Remembering the Swinging Sixties'

12th March: 

Business meeting with District 6 Chairman attending

9th April: 

Speaker: Wendy Martin 'Send a Cow''

14th May: 

Speaker: Sandra Wood ‘D6 I/S Project update’

11th June: 

Speaker: Peter Shelley 'A Handful of Straw'

25th June: 

Club AGM and Handover Meeting at the Heritage Centre.

 

Fund raising events include a Fashion Show in November and four coffee mornings held at a local Church Hall.  A separate event is held to support International Service Projects.

Three ‘Knit & Natter’ afternoons are planned.  Each month members support The League of Friends Tea Bar at the local Hospital and donations to the Food Bank are also given on a monthly basis.

Social events are organised as well including theatre visits and other outings, usually including a meal!

 

More Information

If you would like to come to one of our meetings we would give you a very warm welcome – please get in touch with us through the contact page on this website

 

 

 

 

 

Wishing everyone all the very best for the festive season and the New Year

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Don't forget to check the What's New page for the latest updates!

District Chairman Pamela has selected Burnaid and Dogs for Good as her Charities for the year.

The District 6 International Charity is Bees Abroad.

The National President, Liz Thomas, has chosen Children's Hospices for her charity.

The International President, Dr Kapila,
has chosen 'Leave a Lasting Legacy' as her theme.

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