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A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR MEMBERS!
Many thanks to everyone for your continued support. The club continues to thrive and is in a healthy financial state. Refurbishment work is continuing on the first and second floors and our new central heating system is proving very successful. The next job will be electrical rewiring and we are fund-raising for that at the moment. All donations gratefully received!

NEW PHONE NUMBER
The club now has a new phone number. It is 07542009554. The old one will shortly be discontinued

HELP NEEDED
As always our greatest difficulty is in finding enough volunteers to run the club on a day-to-day basis without overwhelming the few stalwarts who do it at the moment—something we are perilously close to doing.
If you feel you could help out by staffing the bar, or preparing Saturday lunches, once every four or five weeks, it would be an enormous help. Full training is given and you wouldn’t be thrown in at the deep end to cope on your own. And if it’s any consolation, none of us had ever done it before either! Please think it over.

EVENT DIARY

CLARION CHOIR
All welcome. Meets Saturday afternoons. See notice-board for dates or phone Moira 699673

Fri 9 Jan : THE PLAY GROUP Informal play reading. 8pm

Fri 16 Jan: ‘PALESTINE’. A joint meeting with the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. Speakers Brian Iddon MP and Dr Asad Khan 8.00pm

Fri 23 Jan: THE PLAY GROUP: Informal play reading. 8pm

Fri 30 Jan: RED CINEMA . ‘Salt of the Earth’. 1953. Made by blacklisted film-makers and financed by the American mineworkers union, the film deals with a strike in the New Mexico community of Zinc Town, formerly San Marcos. 7.45pm

Fri 6 Feb: THE PLAY GROUP. Informal play reading. 8pm

Fri 13 Feb: THE PLAY GROUP. Informal play reading. 8pm

Fri 20 Feb: ‘SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT’. Speaker Steve Harrold who works as a sustainable development officer for Bolton Council. 8pm.

Fri 27 Feb: RED CINEMA. ‘My Beautiful Launderette’. Dir: Stephen Frears. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke and Saeed Jaffrey. Examining British and Asian cultures. 7.45pm

Fri 6 Mar: THE PLAY GROUP. Informal play reading. 8pm

Sunday 8 March 1pm—4pm INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY
‘Women changing the world’  Renowned afternoon tea (1-2pm). Followed by musical entertainment. Speaker and discussion .

Fri 13 Mar: ‘NO TO ID CARDS’. Speaker Dave Page from the Manchester NO2ID campaign

Fri 20 Mar: THE PLAY GROUP. Informal play reading. 8pm

Fri 27 Mar: RED CINEMA. ‘Veronica Guerin’. About the investigative journalist, who attempted to discover the facts behind an escalating drugs problem in Dublin during the mid-Nineties.

PEOPLE'S HISTORY GROUP
Sat 31 Jan 2pm WORKTOWN REVISITED Bolton in the 1930’s
Sat 28 Feb 2pm GLASGOW TO BARCELONA. 1938 and 2008
Sat 28 Mar 2pm BADGES MEDALS AND TOKENS - Small treasures from Bolton’s history