2015.02.26 (Thu)

25th February 2015

Hello Friends,

It was good to see so many of you last Sunday afternoon - wasn't the food delicious!
  
Tomorrow, Thursday 26th, there is a Free Lunchtime Concert at Emmanuel Church (refreshments at 12 noon, concert begins at 12.45 pm) - highly recommended!
  
This Saturday, 28th, we are visiting Nottingham Castle for a Day Out - Are you coming?    MEET outside Emmanuel Church at 8.50 am (don't be late!) and bring a Camera, Umbrella, and some food and drink (or you can visit the Castle Cafe).   Total cost including bus-fare and entry will be £16 (or a little less if you are a child/OAP or have a UK Students Card).   A really interesting 'fun' day for everybody - you might meet Robin Hood - and you can visit the City's shops afterwards.

We'll meet next Sunday afternoon (1st March) from 2.30 pm until 4.30 pm in the ‘Lounge’ @ Emmanuel Church Centre, 43 Forest Road; your 'hosts' will be Guy, David, and Wendy ~ plus other volunteers! OPEN-HOUSE International Friendship Café welcomes overseas visitors to Loughborough (students, academics, employees, residents - married or single, children and adults); those for whom the U.K. is a ‘foreign’ land!

Do invite your overseas friends to join us on Sunday afternoons ~ we have travel books, games of skill, toys for the children, refreshments ~ and opportunities for making new friends, learn about different places, and practice your English.

As well as being the First Day of Meteorological Spring, this Sunday is also 'St David's Day' so I'm sure Prof. David will tell you more about that at OPEN-HOUSE! 
  
May you all experience God’s wonderful blessing,

Clive

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Dates for your Diary ~~~
??  DAY OUT - Where ?? ??     WALK - Local or Further away – Where ??
??  VISIT the National Space Centre and Abbey Pumping Station  /  Wollaton Hall  /  Somewhere Else ...


MARCH >>
01 Sun         Meteorological Spring begins today (always 1st or 2nd).
01 Sun         Saint David's Day
15 Sun         ‘Mothering Sunday’tell your mother that you love her!!
19 Thu          Free Lunchtime Concert at Emmanuel Church (refreshments at 12 noon, concert begins at 12.45 pm. 
20 Fri           Astronomical Spring begins today (usually 20 or 21) – Vernal Equinox.
27 Fri           University Spring 2015 Term ends.
28 Sat          Clocks go FORWARD by one hour in the UK on fourth Saturday!
29 Sun         British ‘Summer Time’ Begins
29 Sun         Palm Sunday
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