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ASHBY CROQUET CLUB
DIARY 2018

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All events are at Moira Miners Welfare unless otherwise specified.  Appropriate entry fees or charges apply.  Programme subject to change – please keep checking for latest updates.

Main club sessions during the playing season (late March to late October) are Sundays 2.30 to 5pm, Tuesdays 4 to 7pm, Wednesdays 11am to 1pm, and Thursdays 4 to 7pm.  Club members are also welcome to the use the lawns outside these times, subject to closures for lawn maintenance and adverse weather conditions.


JANUARY

Mon 1st  11.00 am
New Year’s Day Croquet.  Our traditional get-together and informal Golf Croquet doubles tournament, weather permitting.  Please bring food and drink contributions for the buffet table.

Wed 4th  11.00 am
Winter Wednesday – social Golf Croquet.  Sessions continue each Wednesday, weather permitting, until the end of February.

Sun 7th  11.00 am
Croquet & Carvery - Golf Croquet doubles, followed by an optional carvery meal.  Sessions continue each Sunday, weather permitting, until the end of February.

Tues 9th 7.30 pm
Committee Meeting

Tues 30th 7.30 pm
Countdown winter social. Our version of the popular words-and-numbers quiz, in the MMW Lounge. Visitors welcome.


FEBRUARY

Sun 4th  11.00 am
Croquet & Carvery - Golf Croquet doubles, followed by an optional carvery meal.  Sessions continue each Sunday, weather permitting, until the end of February.

Wed 7th  11.00 am
Winter Wednesday – social Golf Croquet.  Sessions continue each Wednesday, weather permitting, until the end of February.

Tues 20th  7.30 pm
Annual Quiz.  Our popular annual team quiz, with Eileen this year, in the MMW Lounge. Visitors welcome.


MARCH

Lawns closed from March 1st to 24th to give them a rest, re-opening for the start of the season on March 25th.

Sun 4th  1.00 pm

Winter Walk – a circular route to be arranged, including a stop for tea and refreshments. Visitors welcome. Details to follow.

Tues 6th  7.30 pm
Committee Meeting

Sat 10th  2.00 pm

FEMCC meeting, WI hut, East Bridgford

Sun 25th
  2.30 pm
START OF SEASON


APRIL

Sun 29th  2.00 pm
Charity One Ball club heat.  As well as competing for the Gnome trophy, this is also our heat of the national charity competition, which this year is in aid of the Down’s Syndrome Association. This year we are running the club heat to the rules of “One Ball Plus” (devised by Mike). Entry fee is by charity donation, with a suggested amount of at least £5. If we raise at least £50, the winner of our heat is eligible to play in the Charity One Ball final at Surbiton on Sunday 13th May.


MAY

Sun 13th
NATIONAL CROQUET DAY.  Visitors welcome to come along and try a game of croquet free of charge. More details to follow.

Sat 26th  10.00 am
Coors Cup and Bass Shield. East Midlands team/individual Golf Croquet level-play tournament at Moira.


JUNE

Tues 5th  4.00 pm
OPEN DAY: COME AND TRY CROQUET.  This taster session open to all is an introduction to the basics of croquet with some friendly games included, and is free of charge. All welcome. Please wear flat-soled shoes or trainers. Children welcome if accompanied by an adult. Time: 4pm to 7pm – come along for all or part of the session.

Sat 9th  9.30 am
NATIONAL FOREST ASSOCIATION CROQUET CA TOURNAMENT at Moira (B Level, level-play singles, AC handicap range 2 to 10) Day 1

Sun 10th  9.30 am
NATIONAL FOREST ASSOCIATION CROQUET CA TOURNAMENT at Moira. Day 2

Mon 11th  6.30 pm
Taster session: Woodville WI

Sat 16th  10.00 am
CA 'C' LEVEL GC ONE-DAY TOURNAMENT at Moira (level-play singles, GC handicap range 7+)

Mon 18th
  6.30 pm
Taster session: Ivanhoe College

Sat 30th  9.30 am
NATIONAL FOREST GOLF CROQUET CA TOURNAMENT at Moira (level-play singles) Day 1


JULY

Sun 1st  9.30 am
NATIONAL FOREST GOLF CROQUET CA TOURNAMENT at Moira (level-play singles) Day 2

Wed 18th  6.30 pm
Taster session: Linton Primary School

Wed 25th  6.30 pm
Taster session: OOGUF


AUGUST

Wed 8th  6.30 pm
Taster session: Blackfordby WI

Sat 18th  10.00 am
CA 'B' LEVEL GC ONE-DAY TOURNAMENT at Moira (level-play singles, GC handicap range 3+)


SEPTEMBER

Sat 1st
ALL-ENGLAND AC AREA FINAL at Moira. Day 1

Sun 2nd

ALL-ENGLAND AC AREA FINAL at Moira. Day 2


OCTOBER

Tues 9th 7.30 pm
Committee Meeting

Sun 28th
LAST DAY OF MAIN SEASON


NOVEMBER

Sun 11th
START OF WINTER SEASON

Tues 20th  7.30 pm
Ashby Croquet Club AGM


DECEMBER

Tues 4th  7pm for 7.30pm
Christmas Meal, Lakeside Bistro




 

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