Calendar

Jan
20
Sat
TARS East Birthday Lunch @ Butt & Oyster, Pin Mill
Jan 20 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Arthur Ransome Society
AR’s Birthday Lunch
12.30 pm for 1 pm on Saturday 20th January, 2018
in the upper Room of the Butt & Oyster, Pin Mill IP9 1JW
Encountering the Ransomes: Excerpts from the new DVD
Please book with menu choices below (eg 1a, 2c) by January 15th with Ted & Diana Evans (01394 388295; secretary.east@arthur-ransome.org.uk)
Prices include gratuities for service
£2 extra for Birthday Cake as dessert.

1.Starters
a. Homemade soup – with fresh bread (v) £5.50
b. Devilled Whitebait – with harissa mayonnaise £7
c. Smoked Mackerel Pate – with cornbread croutes £6.50
d. Crevettes (king prawns in the shell) – cooked in garlic butter and served with fresh bread £7
e. Falafel – with harrisa yoghurt & humous £6.50

2. Mains
a. Fish & Chips – in Adnams beer batter, with garden peas, chips & tartare sauce £14
b. 8oz Beef Burger -served in a seeded semi brioche bun, with sliced tomato & red onion, lettuce, tomato chutney & chips £14
c. Hand-cut Ham Steak – lightly grilled, with fried eggs, chips, tomato & red onion salad & mustard mayonnaise £14
d. Proctors Suffolk Pride Sausages with mashed potato, braised red cabbage and vegetable of the day £13
e. Spinach, Mushroom & Chickpea Stew – with tomato, fennel, butternut squash & chilli sauce with garlic ciabatta bread £12
f. Falafel Burger – chickpeas with coriander, cumin and garlic served with humous, tomato, red onion & lettuce in a seeded semi brioche bun with sweet potato fries £11
g. Super Food Salad with Pan-Seared Mackerel Fillets – quinoa, cherry tomato, carrot, beetroot, edamame, chickpeas, alfalfa sprouts and chia seeds with a garlic, lemon, parsley and olive oil dressing £12

PLEASE LET TED EVANS HAVE YOUR CHOICES (eg 1c, 2b) BY PHONE/MAIL/EMAIL BY 15th January at the latest.

Copies of the DVD will be available on the day at £20 each. Please indicate how many you wish to purchase.

DIRECTIONS to Butt & Oyster (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. The Butt & Oyster is on the riverfront on your right.

Jan
18
Sat
Northern Region Birthday Party @ Barbon Village Hall
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Barbon Village Hall was such a good venue last year we decided to return for a re-mount.

Our theme this year is the Swallows and Amazons’ Charcoal Burners. Come prepared to meet them, use their products, enter their wigwams and eat their food!

11.00 to 3.30 – ends with Cake.

Bring and share Lunch.

full address – Barbon Village Hall, New Road, nr Kirby Lonsdale, Carnforth LA6 2LL

Mar
28
Sat
Northern Region AGM @ Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Members are invited to attend the Northern Region AGM which will be held in the Old fIre Station in the grounds of the Windermere Steamboat Museum. (Windermere  Jetty)

The Meeting will begin at 11.30.

There will be a members’ tour of the new museum after lunch. Prebooking for the tour is essential. Please contact Helen Lewis or Veronica Priest.