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Probus Club of Charlbury

The PROBUS Club of Charlbury and District

LATEST NEWS

We now have a new website where you can find out all about Probus, book tickets and more  - go to

https://www.charlburyprobus.uk/

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.

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.

On January 4th from 12.00 - 15.00 we held an ‘open house event’ at the community centre and recruited 4 new members

On Wednesday 1st February there will be a presentation on 'The Best and Worst UK Prime Ministers in the last 100 years' by Dominic Sandbrook which should be a very interesting talk

On April Wednesday April 5th the presentation will be on Offsetting "Trees for Natural Capital Benefits”
Neil Nicolson from Nicholson's Nurseries in North Aston

We have now resumed our our programme of visits for 2023. 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.

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.

Guest are welcome to join us at a cost of £24 for lunch.

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 simon.handley8@icloud.com

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