On the 29th November the Mayor of St Albans Rosemary Farmar visited the Tiffin Club. She spoke about her life and different roles she has done over the years. It was very inspirational and the ladies enjoyed her bubbly personality. The Mayor then joined the ladies for lunch before she had to dash off to her next appointment.
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In September we took our Tiffin club ladies to Buckingham Place, we headed off by coach at 9.30am from St Lukes Church and we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day. The ladies seemed to be thrilled and it was all chitchat and singing all the way to London.
Once we arrived it was about a 10 minute walk to entrance A from our drop off point for us to pick up our tickets and head on in. We went through security and into the temporary reception to receive our electronic tour guides, which the ladies seem horrified by. Once through into the main court yard of the palace, all was forgotten.
We then made our way to the Grand Staircase with is lush red carpets and gold banister stair case, the upper staircase walls were covered in full length portraits of Queen Victoria’s family. We then went from state room to state room each more magnificent than the other, there are 19 state rooms in total to see. The ladies were in there element .
Once we completed our tour of the palace we enjoyed lunch in the palace garden cafe. After lunch we took a guided tour of the palace gardens, each section of the garden had a story to tell. Once we completed our garden tour it was off to the palace shop for our souvenirs.
The Tiffin Club and its ladies attending the Older people’s day. The event was held on Wednesday 11 October, at The Alban Arena. There were lots of stalls from local groups and demonstrations for the ladies to attend. All finished off with a cup of tea and cakes.
As part of the OPALS project, representatives of the Fire Service, Police Service and Trading Standards to offer advice on staying safe and avoiding scams.