05 June Notices

Monday Notices - 5th June 2017

Dear all
More than ‘Just a thought …!’

After such sad and tragic national news, yet again, over the weekend, it is difficult to know what to do, what to say or how to react other than to ‘stay strong and stand together’.  We can, at least, ‘stand together’ at Wednesday’s rehearsal for a short period of reflection before then singing our hearts out – a fitting way to remember all of those caught up in the London terror attack.
 
A quote …!
“Music gives a
soul to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination
and life to everything.” (Plato)

 
Without further ado, the Notices, please read on …!
 
News Updates
 
Barcelona Tour (message from Margaret)
 
" I am very conscious of the early start, but I hope you will be at rehearsal on Wednesday when I can give everyone going on tour a hard copy of the final itinerary.   
•    There is also one luggage label per person.
•    I have some clear, close-able plastic bags for liquids in your hand luggage.  Only one bag per person is allowed.  Collect a bag from Margaret at rehearsal.  100 ml. max per item.
•    Flight BA 472.  06.15 - check-in from 04.15.    Terminal 3.
 
I understand from Rayburn that we shall not be able to check in online.  However, we can all check in either individually or as a group.  Reference 8637677.
•    Meet our courier, Jenny, at BA check-in.
•    One bag per person only for the hold.  23kg max weight.  90 x 75 x 43 max size.
•    One piece of hand luggage. 56 x 45 x 25 max size.
•    One handbag/laptop bag.  40 x 30 x 15
•    Hotel Tropic Park, Malgrat de Mar

 
•    On arrival at the hotel you will be asked for 1 Euro per person per day taxes.  Please be sure you have this cash ready.
•    Towels are provided at the hotel.
 
Jenny will be collecting 26 Euros from each person booked for the final evening meal.

A further £2 to John or Margaret please as a contribution toward the coach we have needed to book to take us to the evening meal.
Glass bottomed boat trip.  14.40 Euros to be collected at the time.
 
That's all folk.  Here's to an enjoyable, successful few days."
 
Reminders/Updates
 
Rehearsal Music for Wednesday 7th June (refer to the attached Rehearsal Plan)
 
Wednesday’s rehearsal is preparation for our Summer Concert especially as those going on the Barcelona Tour had an extra rehearsal during half term.  The Summer Rehearsal Plan can be found on the Members page; please ensure you bring along your copies of the ‘European Sacred Music’ as well as the Copland.  Please refer to the rehearsal plan music for 7th June.
 
Social Committee – update (refer to the information about the Skittles Evening)
The Fun Day July 1st.
 
Walk:  Sarah will lead a walk as in previous years.  Details to follow.
 
Golf competition will be held at Sunningdale Heath (previously Sunningdale Ladies) golf course by kind invitation of Marissa.  Tea and sandwiches from 12:30pm with first tee at 1:00pm. Golf will be £25 per player to include refreshments.  Please add you names to the list at choir if you are interested.  We will collect green fees on the day.
 
Skittles June 30th from 7pm Surrey Cricketers (Windlesham).  It is proposed to hold a skittles evening if there is sufficient interest.  The cost per person will be £12 to include a buffet supper.  Please sign up on the list provided at choir so that we have an idea of numbers.  Please note that Money will be collected on the 14th June and the 21st June.
 
 
That's all for now but if anything has been missed then I will either follow it up via email or wait until Wednesday's rehearsal.
Maria


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