- Published: Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:54
BEAULIEU ABBEY CHURCH SOCIAL COMMITTEECommittee Meeting held at D's on Wednesday, 14th October at 2.00pm
MINUTES1. Those Present: Jan, Gloria, Annie, Di, Margaret and Gillian2. Apologies : Helen, Christine, Lindy and Frederick3. Minutes of the previous Meeting: Approved4. Matters Arising:a) Licensing of Father John: The evening was a great success albeit down came therain when we should have been going into the Cloisters for canapés and drinks.Everyone remained in the Abbey where the canapés and drinks were wellreceived.Jan has a bill of £80 to be paid for the lighting.b) Harvest Supper: Despite the handicap, which the staff overcame magnificently,a splendid evening was had by all. Mark Ponsford stepped into the breach withhis usual aplomb and was, as always, most enjoyable.Jan received an email from Lord Montagu thanking everyone and hopes thispopular Beaulieu Village Event will continue in the years to come and also theuse of the Domus.Lady Montagu also emailed Jan on a splendid evening and how much hervisitors from Belguim enjoyed it.Frederick and Sally on behalf of the Wardens sent their grateful thanks for allthe hard work put in by the Committee.It was agreed to do the same Meal next year. Water was an issue - should ithave been free and on the table!!!! this will be discussed again next year.5. Finance: Ticket Sales £1592.15 Entertainment £100.00Bar 271.47 Staff 560.00Raffle 277.00 Food 578.872140.62 Bar 90.001328.87 1328.87Profit. 811.756. Future Events: Turkey and Tinsel - Tuesday 1st December 1.30pmMenu: Sherry on arrivalTraditional Roast Turkey and all the trimmingsGranny's Bread Pudding and CustardCoffee and MintsBring own Wine/Juice etcWear something sparklyEntertainment - Leigh JerwoodCOST £8 (45 persons max)Last date for ordering tickets Sunday 22nd NovemberJAN - to order hire of chairs with red cushions, plates, dishes, cutlery, glasses -wine and sherry, cups and saucers.MARGARET - organise ad in magazine, arrange tickets, organise entertainmentGLORIA - heated trolleyMonday 30th November Committee to meet in the Church Hall 3.30pm to getready for Turkey and Tinsel, ie veg peeling, cooking etc1st December - committee meeting straight after the Turkey and Tinsel7. Any Other Business. - None8. Date and Place of next Meeting:Monday 23rd November 10.30am to be held at Margarets to discus the Turkey and Tinsel Lunch etc.