The PROBUS Club of Charlbury and District
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At the recent AGM the decision was taken to admit women members of PROBUS so now everyone is able to come along to our meetings and events and women will be particularly welcome
PROBUS is an informal and relaxed club for semi-retired and retired people from all backgrounds and walks of life. We aim to provide a variety of activities, visits and social events to entertain and amuse our members and their guests . PROBUS clubs can be found all over the UK and abroad and provide a warm welcome to fellow PROBUS members. We are currently seeking to recruit new members to join us at our lunch meetings and Social events, the contact details can be found at the foot of this page.
Our next lunch meeting will be on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at Witney Lakes Resort from 12.00 and will feature a presentation on ‘Soldiers, Saints and Sinners: Oxfordshire Characters from the British Civil Wars 1642-51’ by Stephen Barker
There will also be a barbeque at Charlbury Bowls Club on Wednesday 6th July.
In the past we have heard speakers on a wide variety of topics including being the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire by Marjorie Glasgow, Setting up and Running the Community Centre by Chris Potts, Guide dogs for the Blind, Shipbroking, Homelessness, the Deepwater Horizon oilrig accident, and travels in South America, Lunches are quite informal and dress is Smart Casual.
Future presentations this year will include Running Charlbury Community Centre, Farming after Brexit and Military Spooks behind the Iron Curtain. These will all be on the first Wednesday of the month
We also plan to resume our visits in 2022. In previous years we have visited Kelmscott Manor, Stratford-upon-von, the Black Country living Museum in Dudley and the Watermill Theatre near Newbury and the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.
Other events will include an informal walking group, joint ventures such as one we held with the Charlbury Ladies Luncheon Club at the Charlbury Bowls Club, and some very successful Christmas Events
Applying for Membership
The cost of membership is currently £20 per annum, with a charge of £22 for each lunch attended. The lunches are two courses, a main and a dessert, followed by tea/coffee and chocolate mints. The speaker presentation follows the lunch and everyone is included in a raffle for a bottle of wine.
We always welcome new members especially women, if you are interested in joining or simply want to find out more about us please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Thank you for taking time to read about Charlbury Probus, hopefully we may see you at one of our future meetings.
Simon Handley Charlbury Probus Secretary, contact at firstname.lastname@example.org