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Saturday 8 DECEMBER
Business School, St. Peter's Campus,
Sunderland SR6 0DD

Starting at 10.15 am and finishing around 2.30pm at our usual venue: Business School, (Reg Vardy Building), St Peter’s Campus, Sunderland SR6 0DD

The programme for the day will be familiar to many of us, but a reminder is always useful. Our annual Christmas event is always different from our normal workshops, of course, and there are sure to be one or two little surprises, but no shocks, we hope.

There is always a lovely atmosphere with a mix of fun, mystery, some frolics, a bit of unusual scribal/artistic related activity, and of course, a banquet of good food and drink!

The day goes like this:
(1) Exchange of Christmas cards - we have tables set aside with names in alphabetical order for members to place their cards for other people in the correct area. Many scribes make their own cards, but made or bought, it doesn’t matter. It’s a good idea to write the recipient’s full name on the envelope, because we do have some duplication of Christian names in our group.

(2) There is usually an activity of some sort before lunch, sometimes quiet, sometimes noisy. You’ll have to wait and see.

(3) Lunch comes around noon, and the table is a superb centre piece for the party. Everyone brings some item along for our shared table. If your surname begins with an initial between A and L, please bring a plate of something savoury. If your surname begins with a letter between M and T, please bring a plate of something sweet. You can of course bring a plate of something savoury AND a plate of something sweet if you wish. All soft drinks will be supplied but if you like a hot drink, bring a flask.

(4) After lunch... Activities this year include some exciting travelogues from three of our intrepid recently travelled members, with photos and chat.

(5) We always have a raffle which is a popular draw (sorry about the pun). We aren’t asking members to donate prizes because arrangements have already been made to supply a good range of gifts. Please note: there is no ‘admission’ fee for this Christmas event.

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