Vernacular Travels

An illustrated talk by Solva’s globe trotting architect, Ian McDonald. Wednesday 4 Sept at Oriel y Parc, 7pm. Entrance for Friends of Oriel y Parc members: FREE; Non members: £3. More information:
www.ian@ianmcdonald.co / @ianmcdonaldartist


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Pembrokeshire Ukulele Pirates

Can you play an instrument or are learning to play one?
The pirates are keen to recruit new members and welcome beginners, experienced, not so experienced and/or singers to come along, on any Tuesday evening, to the Royal George at 7.45pm, to join the group and have a go.
Ukulele players are also most welcome!


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A date for the diary:

Singing for Fun will be giving a short fun-filled concert in the Memorial Hall on Monday 16 Sept at 7.30pm, followed by refreshments.
You get in for free, but you do need to put something in the retiring bucket if you want to go home! All proceeds to Solva Care.
Our new term will begin on Monday 23 September at 7pm in the Memorial Hall. New members are always welcome – just come along on the 23rd for a free try-before-you-buy session.
www.singingforfun.co.uk


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Scarecrow Trail 2019 Update

Another good event with 26 “representations”, 66 maps sold and 24 entries submitted.
Competition Winners: Brodie Family (Cardiff) and Graham Family (Solva).
Commendation to Morwenna & Gwydion Clifford, who were very precise in their answers.
Best Scarecrow Trophy: Fiddler on the Roof (No 6) – Pat Jobson & Ray Twigg
Cleverest/Funniest: West Side Story (No 7) – Jimmy & Sandra Young.
Judge’s Award: Cats (No 15) – Molly Page – Special mention and thanks to Molly who has entered a scarecrow for the last 13 years and knitted scarecrows for the “Name a Scarecrow Raffle”.
Scarecrows 2019 Musicals (Stage or screen) held on Sunday 11 & Monday 12 August.
1. Andrew Phillips The Full Monty
2. Andrew Phillips Adding Machine
2A. Wendy Phillips Jungle Book (Bagheera)
2B. Billy Young Pirates of Penzance
3. Libby Hobbs Oliver
4. Libby Hobbs Wizard of Oz
5. Jackie Young Wicked (Elphaba)
6. Pat Jobson Fiddler on Roof, Best in Show
7. Jimmy/Sandra Young West Side Story (Jets & Sharks) Cleverest/Funniest
8. Frazer Nicol Mary Poppins
9. Gill/Ifor Thomas Showboat
10. Howard Railton Oklahoma
11. Janine Railton Sweet Charity
12. Emma Iles Wind in the Willows
13. Anne Tyler The Boy from Oz
14. Lena Dixon Legally Blonde
15. Molly Page Cats – Special Prize
16. WI/Jane Wells Fantine (Les Misérables), Great detail
17. Graham Family School of Rock
18. Jonathan Higgins Blinded by the Light
19. Thea/Mamgu Wicked
20. The Ship Inn Mousetrap
21. Jonathan Higgins Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat
22. Jackie Edwards Carousel
23. Jane & Peter Wilde Childcatcher (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Great detail
24. Julia Griffiths Wagon Train, Great detail
Duplication of No 5 and No 19 was an organiser’s error – Apologies.
Winners of “Name a Scarecrow Raffle” follows…


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… Winners of “Name a Scarecrow Raffle”

Billy Young, Bob Peel, Debbie (Pen y Cwm ), Becky Wright, Ann Tyler, Penny Lewis, Jack (nephew of Helen Thomas) and John Griffiths. Many thanks to Molly Page for knitting the super scarecrows. All the prizewinners were delighted.


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SOLVA COMMUNITY CINEMA

Thu 5 Sep: “Crazy Rich Asians” (12)
Thu 3 Oct: “The Green Book” (12A)
Thu 7 Nov: “The Wife” (15) + a simple meal will be
available, details to follow!
Thu 5 December: “Fisherman’s Friends” (12A)
Adults: £5.00; Under 18’s: £3.50
Doors open: 7pm / Show: 7:30pm


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Solva WI

Following the summer break in August our monthly meetings will resume on Thursday 12 September at 2pm in Solva Memorial Hall. Non-members welcome.
Our President, Mary Haughton, will give a talk entitled “The Annotated Attic”.
The competition for the Jean Platt trophy will take place and the “Flower of the Month” competition will restart.
Once again, we took part in the August Scarecrow Trail with a scarily gory and very detailed figure of Fantine from “Les Miserables!”


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