Bosom Pals Meetings
Bosom Pals Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7.30pm to around 9.45pm in the hall of the Church of the Transfiguration, Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8BQ. This is located opposite Addison Park, between Cleveland Street and Margetts Road. There is plenty of parking both on the driveway down to the church and in the overspill car park adjacent to the hall.
We provide tea or coffee and biscuits at the beginning of the meeting, followed by a talk or demonstration of about 3/4 hour on a large variety of subjects. We usually have an “open” meeting in January, where members come along and just talk to each other about anything and everything. Your first meeting is free, after that we charge an entry fee of £2 per meeting which helps to cover our costs.
Prospective new members are always most welcome to attend one of our meetings to see if they would like to join us.
Wed14Jan20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston
There is no speaker for this meeting so come along and have a chat over a cup of tea/coffee with cake
Wed11Feb20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston
Mike Neville will be coming to give his very amusing stories from the time he has a local Estate Agent. This is the talk which had to be postponed from last June due to his bad accident from which he has now recovered.
Wed11Mar20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston
Edith Garea has kindly stepped in to replace Colin Hill whose mother has recently died, with what should be an entertaining talk about various aspects of her life.
Wed08Apr20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston
Come along and hear what Bosom Pals has done this last year and what is planned for the coming 12 months. It is a chance to air your own suggestions over a cup of tea/coffee and cake
Wed13May20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston
Actor, David Pibworth will be giving an illustrated talk on the History of British Sitcom.
Wed10Jun20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church Hall, Bedford Road, Kempston, MK42 8BQ
Helen Elletson will be giving an illustrated talk on the "The Art of William Morris" who designed the very distinctive fabrics and wallpapers that are seen at most National Trust properties as well as the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Wed08Jul20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church Hall, Bedford Road, Kempston, MK42 8BQ
Lesley Pitter from the Bedford & District Audio News charity will be talking about this marvellous service that they provide free for blind and partially sighted members of the public sending them weekly local news gleaned from the 2 free Bedford newspapers.
Wed12Aug20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall
Come along for a chance to meet and chat with other Bosom Pals while enjoying a piece of cake with your cup of tea or coffee. We will then play "crazy bag whist" which is a very simple card game. You need to bring three items - 1 @ 50p, 1 @ £1 and 1 @ £1.50 in a gift bag. You will end up going home with 3 different items in your bag. We will play a practice game at the start. After each game one couple from the table move on to another table so you will get a chance to socialise with lots of different members. No card skills required to play this fun game.
Wed09Sep20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall
Melinda Bettsworth who is the Macmillan Cancer Information Manager at Bedford Hospital is coming to tell us about her role. We are combining this with a Macmillan coffee evening so please support this event by coming along and perhaps making a cake for us to sell on the evening.
Thu08Oct20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston, MK42 8BQ
Jane Helliwell will be bringing a selection of her many hats to illustrate her talk, "Perfect Hat, Perfect Day". There will be an opportunity for members to try on these hats to get some idea of which style really suits them. Very handy if you are planning to go somewhere posh in 2016.
Wed14Oct20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston, MK42 8BQ
Colin Hill, an ex-Royalty Protection Officer, will be telling us about some of his past work in this role, including the time he danced with Diana, Princess of Wales.
Wed11Nov20157:30 pmTransfiguration Church hall, Kempston, MK42 8BQ
November is usually our "craft" month so I have booked Marion Blackwell to tell us about her life as a florist while doing several flower arrangements.
Sat05Dec20157:00 pmThe Bedford Golf Club, Great DenhamChristmas Dinner is again at The Bedford Golf Club, Great Denham on Saturday 5 December. Attached is the menu and booking form. We hope you will be joining us this year. Please bring your menu choices to the next meeting and payment is required by the November meeting at the latest. Christmas 2015 2015- Xmas Booking Form
Wed09Dec20157:30 amCentenary Hall, Kempston, MK42 8BG
You are invited to bring a friend/husband/partner to our Christmas social. Light refreshments will be provided and there is a possibility that Father Christmas may make an appearance.
Please remember that our social is not at the same hall as our monthly meetings