The Daft Old Bats

A registered chapter of the RED HAT SOCIETY

Old enough to know better - too old to care

Our diary now arranged on our Google Members' site, to which all members can contribute. If you are a member but do not know the password, please contact First Lady.

Regular Rendezvous:

Second Saturday of the Month,3pm:
**10th September 2011 - CHANGE OF VENUE: For this month only, at Seasons Garden Centre, Wilstead (off the A6 by the Wixams - signposted from roundabout)**
usually Caprioli Tea Shop, Woburn. Free Car Park near church, tea shop is on the main road over the cobbles. Please contact us by 11.30am on the day if you would like to come to this, so that we can let the tea shop know numbers.

Last Wednesday of the Month, from 8pm: Flying Horse PH, Clophill . Pub is directly on the crossroads, car park round the back on the Bedford side. Just turn up, or contact us if you want to be sure of a lift or having a hat to borrow.

Assume these are on unless stated otherwise.

Some past events

Our beginnings
Other stuff we've done
Visit to Walter Wright's hat factory and hat section at Luton Museum ~ The Best of Joyce Grenfell, Corn Exchange, Bedford ~ Vitality Show, Olympia ~ Guardian photo shoot, Pilgrim's Progress, Bedford. (the resulting article was a real hatchet job, and many of us felt the photo wasn't much better!) ~ Dance workshops - Belly dancing and Line dancing ~ Picnics - Woburn Abbey and Hyde Park ~ African evening at Whipsnade Zoo ~ Hampton Court flower show ~ Meet the llamas - a visit to Joan's llamas near Newport Pagnell with a bring & share meal in the garden ~ Ten pin bowling ~ All-male Swan Lake, Milton Keynes ~ Hat-making workshops - everybody makes at least one good one, promise! ~ Taking part in London New Year Parade, with other chapters and large American contingent ~ Ghost tour of Cecil Higgins Gallery, Bedford. ~ Games afternoon ~ The Andy Warhol Syndrome, Bedford ~ Sing-along-a-Sound of Music at Milton Keynes ~ Posh afternoon tea at Flitwick Manor Hotel. ~ Sing-a-longa-Abba at Bedford ~ Murder mysteries - Wild West at Woodlands Manor, Clapham - 60s at a member's home ~. Stately Homes - Waddesdon Manor - Buckingham Palace - Althorp House - Belvoir Castle ~ Monster vehicle ride and quad biking ~ Cream tea canal cruise ,Pitstone ~ British National Conventions with many other chapters - Isle of Wight, Worthing, Colchester, Swindon, Portsmouth ~ Christmas parties with jelly, ice-cream and kids' games ~ Having our feet nibbled by fish

Last updated September 2011