TARS East AGM and lunch

When:
November 12, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2016-11-12T12:30:00+00:00
2016-11-12T16:30:00+00:00
Where:
Pin Mill Sailing Club
Boatyard Cottages
Pin Mill, Ipswich IP9 1JP
UK
Contact:
Ted & Diana Evans
01394 388295

          The Arthur Ransome Society
Notice of Eastern Region Annual General Meeting

To be held on Saturday November 12th 2016 at Pin Mill Sailing Club, Chelmondiston, IP9 1JP (Directions overleaf)
To help catering arrangements, please book with menu choices (overleaf) by November 7th to:-
Ted Evans, 01394 388295 or by email: e.f.evans@keele.ac.uk

11.30 am onwards: Reception: Coffee etc; Display of events in 2016
12.15 pm Lunch at Butt and Oyste in separate function Room upstairs; Menu choices overleaf.
2 pm.  Talk by Robert Simper: “East Coast Rivers in the Ransome Era”.
3.15 pm     Annual General Meeting
1. Apologies for absence
2. Minutes of AGM 2015 (Circulated herewith)
3. Matters Arising
4. Chairman’s Report
5. Secretary’s Report and Review of 2016 Programme
6. Treasurer’s Report (Summary of Interim Accounts herewith)
7. Election of Officers and Committee.  Nominations have been received for:
Chair: Brian Key
Secretary: Ted Evans
Treasurer: Diana Evans
Committee: Rosemary Garfitt, Marc Grimston, Brian & Lorna Hammett,  Wendy Reis, Robert Welham, Peter Willis.
New members always welcome.  Nominations can be received on the day.
8. Draft Programme for 2017: additional suggestions welcome
9. General Parley
4.15 pm Tea and cake before taking to Rattletraps

Donations of £3 per head for room hire would be welcome on the day.

DIRECTIONS to Pin Mill SC (IP9 1JP)
From A14:-
Leave at Ipswich Central (A137) just west of the Orwell Bridge.  Follow A137 towards Ipswich, but turn right at the roundabout at the bottom of the hill onto the B1456.  Follow B1456 under Orwell Bridge, and through Woolverstone and Chelmondiston, taking the last left turn as you leave Chelmondiston on the road marked to Pin Mill and the river.   Park in the Pay & Display CP on the left immediately before the river.   Walk left along the river front about 200 m to the Pin Mill SC (i.e. in the opposite direction to the Butt & Oyster Pub)

MENU FOR TARS 2016 AGM LUNCH 12th November, 2016
12.15 am at Butt & Oyster, Pin Mill IP9 1JW

Starters

1a. Homemade soup – with fresh bread £5.25 (v)
1b. Devilled Whitebait – with harrisa mayonnaise £5.95
1c. Crispy Squid – with a sweet chilli sauce on a mixed salad £5.95
1d. Grilled Halloumi Pops – with quinoa salad & harrisa dip £5.95

Mains

2a. Fresh Battered Cod – in Adnams beer batter, with garden peas, chips & tartare sauce £11.95
2b. Proctors sausages – with mashed potato, vegetables & gravy £10.95
2c. 8oz Beef Burger –served in a seeded brioche bun, with sliced tomato & red onion, lettuce, tomato chutney, chips & a lightly battered gherkin £11.95
2d. ‘Not Fish & Chips’ (v) – Beer battered halloumi, served with mushy peas, chips & tartare sauce £10.50
2e. Fritto Misto – fish goujons, whitebait, crispy squid & tempura prawns, with chips & a tomato & red onion salad £13.95
2f. Hand-cut Gammon Steak – lightly grilled, with fried eggs, chips, tomato & red onion salad & garlic mayonnaise £12.25
2g. Mixed Bean Stew – borlotti & cannellini beans, with chickpeas, peppers, tomato & a mix of herbs & spices, served with a choice of garlic bread or quinoa salad £9.50

Desserts can be ordered on the day if required
PLEASE LET TED EVANS HAVE YOUR CHOICES (eg 1c, 2b) BY PHONE/MAIL/EMAIL BY 7th November at the latest.