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In October we were fortunate enough to have a visit from Sue Dell, an expert on Jane Austen's life and work. Sue, an international speaker who had just returned from a lecture tour in Kansas, gave us an enthralling insight into Jane's early life. We very much hope that she will return next year to tell us more about our famous local author.
November saw us at Avenue Nurseries for our annual lunch and shopping trip. As usual, the management and staff looked after us very well — and the food was delicious! We celebrated Doris's imminent 100th birthday and Kathleen's 99th (apologies to Kathleen for making her a year older than she is!) with a rousing chorus of Happy Birthday, with many of the other customers joining in. A large number of purchases were made in the Edinburgh Woollen Mill department, where the kind manager gave a 20% discount to all CAMEO members. Thank you to Norma, Christine, Sarah and Karen for their help with transport.
Our last meeting of the year will be our Christmas Tea on Saturday 15th December at 2pm. Members are advised not to have too large a lunch beforehand!

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Alton Webteam: Sun 14 Apr 8:06pm

As of Easter Day 2019 we are changing our service times.We now have one 10am Morning Service every Sunday offering worship which seeks to be relative to all and includes both modern songs as well as hymns, led by a variety of musicians. There are activates in the Lighthouse Group for children unless it is our monthly all age worship services.The evening service is held at 6.30pm (on the first...

Alton Webteam: Tue 09 Apr 2:19pm

Dear Friends,April brings with it the sights and sounds of spring are all around us as we enjoy the daffodils in the gardens, the blossom on the trees, the lambs in the fields and the smell of newly mown grass. Spring is a wonderful time of year when after the deadness of winter new life is all around us in the beauty of creation.One of my favourite hymns is: For the beauty of the earth, for...

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Alton Webteam: Sat 06 Apr 12:50pm

We had a great time at Messy Easter on the first Saturday in April 2019.After refreshments and a group game we listened to a cartoon story describing the story of Easter. There were lots of Easter crafts to enjoy such as painting giant Easter Eggs, making Jammy Dodger tomb biscuits, Clay Gardens, bead & cross key rings, scrunchy paper crosses, pop up Jesus/tomb figures and Palm Sunday...