1. Halfway

    We passed the half way point yesterday. Here are Sue and Mel celebrating in the shade at Whitchurch near Pangbourne. It was a gruelling walk with lots of steep slopes and much too hot, but with any luck the most difficult part is over. You can follow our progress here http://www.autumnchicken.blogspot.co.uk/  Margaret – volunteer fund-raiser […]

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  2. Charity Stall at MoCA

    The current total for sales and donations from the MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) Charity Stall is £344.20p. Hopefully we may get a few more pennies over the coming weeks. Thanks to everyone who visited and contributed goods for sale. Where can we take it next? Jeff, Julia and Keith

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  3. Amesbury Mosaic

     Designed and produced by artist Joanna Dewfall, the mosaic celebrates some of the unique history of Amesbury. The centre panel was entirely made by Joanna and depicts key historic features. The border was produced by local people during workshops. For more information about the artist visit: www.dewfallmosaic.co.uk

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  4. £250… and still counting

    The Arts Together charity stall set up by Julia and Jeff for their Open Studios exhibition raised almost £250. But we are still counting the pennies and the stall is now part of the Bradford on Avon Community Sports Event so maybe we will find a few more customers amongst the table tennis fans. The […]

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  5. Uphill All The Way

    On Saturday (12th May) Sue, Mel and I will start our attempt at the Thames Path – Over 180 miles which we aim to complete in 3 weeks. As my wise old mum used to say – ‘she’s old enough to know better’. Too right I am, but if not now, when?  I’ve called myself ‘autumn chicken’ for the very good […]

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  6. EAC Over-60s Art Awards

    Awarded by Elderly Accomodation Counsel. Annual. Nine prizes of up to £250 across categories such as still life, watercolour, drawing and photography. The work of around 100 finalists has been displayed in full-scale exhibitions at varying locations. The format for 2012 has not yet been determined. Eligibility limited to amateur artists – those who have […]

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  7. An outbreak of hats in Marlborough

    “This is the hat that I shall wear if ever I am invited to a Royal Garden Party. Meanwhile I shall enjoy it in the company of my friends.”  Gwen   We had such a fun and relaxed meeting with everyone milling around (or millinering around) having their photos taken and admiring each other’s hats, […]

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