2018 Diary

Thursday, 4 January, 2.15 pm ‘The Secret Seven’ at Storyhouse
Tuesday, 16 January, 2.00 pm ‘Sleeping Beauty’ pantomime at Theatre Clywd
Thursday, 8 February, 10.40 am Funeral of Clive Howard at Blacon Crematorium
Tuesday, 20 February, 3.00 pm Ten pin bowling at Ellesmere Port, now moved to Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Wednesday, 21 February, 1.00 – 3.00 pm Snowdrop walk at Ness Gardens followed by a drink in front of a roaring fire in the old house
Thursday, 1 March, 1.00 pm Funeral of Margaret Howard at St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Handbridge
Friday, 2 March, 7.30 pm AGM at Westminster Park Community Centre
Tuesday, 6 March, 3.00 pm Ten pin bowling at Ellesmere Port, car sharing from Westminster Park  –  cancelled
Thursday, 8 March, 7 for 7.30 pm Annual dinner at Chester Golf Club
Thursday, 22 March, and Saturday, 24 March Setting out lawns
Sunday, 1 April, 2.00 – 5.00 pm First Sunday social of the new season
Sunday, 8 April, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm Taster session for newcomers to the game
Tuesday, 17 April Taster session for University of Chester
Tuesday, 24 April, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Start of association croquet beginners’ course for six weeks to 29 May – postponed to Tuesday, 1 May, because of wet weather
Tuesday, 24 April, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Start of a new weekly doubles alternate shot association croquet session for higher and lower handicap players – postponed to Tuesday, 1 May, because of wet weather
Saturday, 28 April Postponed NW Handicap League match v Southport (H)
Sunday, 6 May Sunday social – postponed to Sunday, 13 May, to coincide with National Croquet Day
Sunday, 13 May National Croquet Day and social Sunday
Wednesday, 16 May Postponed NW Level Play Golf Croquet League match Chester Centurions v Chester Chariots (H)
Wednesday, 23  May NW Level Play Golf Croquet League match Chester Centurions v Chester Chariots (H) – postponed to Wednesday, 30 May
Thursday, 24 May, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Dodleston WI
Sunday, 27 May NW Golf Croquet League match v Culcheth (H) – postponed to Sunday, 23 September
Wednesday, 30 May First round of Longman Cup v Bury (H) and postponed NW Level Play Golf Chester Chariots v Southport (H). Please note all four lawns will be in use.
Sunday, 3 June Social Sunday.   NW Short Croquet League match v Southport (H) – postponed, new date to be found
Saturday & Sunday, 16 & 17 June Visit by Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club – postponed to 25 & 26 August
Monday, 25 June Second round of Longman Cup v Bowdon (A)
Tuesday, 26 June Friendly golf croquet match against Craig-y-Don (A). Meet at 9.00 am at Westminster Park car park for car sharing. Leaving 9.10 am and returning about 5.00 pm.
Sunday, 1 July, 2.00 – 5.00 pm Social Sunday
Thursday, 12 July Mary Rose v Bowdon (H)
Friday, 20 July Women’s Institute croquet day
Saturday & Sunday, 4 & 5 August Chester 0 Plus Golf Croquet Tournament open nationally to all players with handicaps 0 to 6
Thursday, 9 August, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Friendly golf croquet match against Craig-y-Don (H)
Sunday, 12 August, 2.00 – 5.00 pm Social Sunday
Saturday & Sunday, 25 & 26 August Visit by Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club – postponed from Saturday & Sunday, 16 & 17 June
Saturday, 1 September, am and pm MENSA, am Lawns 1 & 2 plus pm Lawn 3
Sunday, 2 September, 2.00 – 5.00 pm Social Sunday
Sunday, 23 September NW Golf Croquet League match v Culcheth (H) – postponed from Sunday, 27 May
Sunday, 7 October, 2.00 – 5.00 pm Social Sunday