Archive | May, 2013

New Beginnings? We Hope So.

President Kate writes – Last Wednesday, 22nd May, we held an open meeting at the Alma Tavern pub so that people in their 20s and 30s could find out more about how they might help to form a new branch club with the hope that they would soon become a full club.  In a relaxed […]

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Follow That Man!

John T writes – I have just learnt that although I have lived in Bristol for over 40 years I know next to nothing about the City’s history or the buildings within it.  Mark took us on a guided tour (Mark was the guide reading from a guide leaflet) that was fascinating.  Having an opportunity […]

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Emmaus Supported in Bristol

Mary writes – Following a chance meeting in the city centre with a homeless, cold and hungry young man from Wales, I wondered if the Club could possibly help homeless people living in Bristol. Emmaus is well known for its work with the homeless with their aim of being able to help with work prospects […]

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Pudding Night Invite

Robin writes – The members of Bradley Stoke Branch would like to invite all Brunel members, their partners and friends, to join them at their next Pudding Night on the 10th July, 7.00 for 7.30.  Please bring a pudding, something to drink and a chair – spoons provided!  The event promises to provide enough calories […]

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Thank You BAOS

Bill writes – The Club would like to say a big thank you to BAOS (Bristol Amateur Operatic Society) for allowing us to take the retiring collection at their recent first class production of Chess at The Redgrave Theatre. We are looking forward to being at the BAOS youth sections production of The Pirates of […]

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New ‘Next Generation’ Branch Club Proposed

President Kate writes – After much deliberation and discussion the Club have wholeheartedly agreed to sponsor a new branch club specifically designed for the ‘media savy’ next generation of Lions.  An exploratory meeting of all interested parties has been arranged for Wednesday 22nd May at the Alma Vale Tavern (BS8 2HY) – 7.00 for 7.30 […]

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Two More New Members

President Kate writes – Welcome Jo and Slava to our Club.  It really is wonderful to add two more members to our club under the ‘Family Membership’ scheme.  I really do feel that the club is now developing well and going from strength to strength.  There seems to be a real buzz of optimistic anticipation.  […]

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New Meeting Venue a Huge Success

President Kate writes – A great deal has happened in my year as President.  With our increase in membership our meeting room at the Norwester Club was becoming very conjested.  As much as we enjoyed the hospitality at the Norwester we realised a while ago that we would need a larger meeting venue.  finding such […]

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NEW BANNER UNFURLED

John T writes – The clubs number of banners has now doubled, we now own two!  Our original is the an indoor roller styled banner and the new one is an outdoor weather resistant plastic banner.  The two are similar in that they both have the Lions colours and images.  So, indoors or outside we […]

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Motor “Meander” Up-date

Duncan writes – Following on from Keith’s Post of yesterday I can also confirm that the “Meander” arrangements are well progressed and the route almost finalised. It will be a non-competitive motorised ramble through the countryside following traditional ‘Tulip Rally Notes’. The “Meander” will be on Sunday 9th June 2013 and will total about 70 […]

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