Adults and colts - social events

Social events are organised to further the club's friendly atmosphere, which has been very successful over the past few years. The club enjoys many social activities during the year.  These include ten-pin bowling outings, quiz nights (for fund raising), dog racing & golfing days.

  Please further down check this page for forthcoming events, and come and join in the fun !

 

Forthcoming Events

Event Date Location Cost Details and organiser
Beer & Skittles night Friday 20th of November 2009 DDS&S in Bromsgrove 5 per adult, (3 children) Keith Roberts

 

Recent events

 

Event Date What happened
Quiz night December 2008 Another large turnout with money raised for club funds. Money was also raised in commemration of Richard Sumner, with a sizeable donation to charity.
Skittles night and Pig Roast Saturday 17th May 2008 A bowling evening was held at the DDS & S in Bromsgrove and was a great night, many thanks to Keith for organising.
Fancy dress badminton Thu 14th Dec 2006 An array of great outfits and a good laugh as usual,  and a good way to end the season and send us off with a smile for the Christmas break. A small buffet laid on by Keith was well received. 
Quiz night Fri 30th June 2006 Another large turnout with lots of fun and frivolity had by all.
Cradley league presentation evening May 2006 The Cradley mens team came second in Div2 and one promotion to Division 1. This team consists mainly of youngsters (under 19's), so this is a fantastic achievement for the team. Click photo for more pics.
Beer & skittles Fri 17th Feb 2006 Another big turnout with around 80 people venturing down to the now infamous DDS&S in Bromsgrove for a fun packed evening. Cheap food was thrown in for the nominal fee. Some classic bowling to be had, and the roll a 10p coin raised a few pounds for charity. Thanks to Keith for his excellent organisational skills, and John for his contentious hosting !
Fancy dress badminton Thu 22nd Dec 2005

Classic outfits and great fun had by all, and a good way to end the season and send us off with a smile for the Christmas break. A small buffet laid on by Keith was well received. A few silly games organised by Phil helped pass the time ! Click here to see a selection of incriminating pictures.

Quiz night Fri 7th Oct 2005 Another popular evening with over 60 turning out. Some good fund raising with just over 280 going to the junior club
10 pin bowling Fri 17th June 2005 Usual fun and banter with Dave and Allan claiming the prizes. Some junior prizes for the kids, too.
Beer & skittles Fri 28th Jan 2005 Excellent turnout with around 80 adults and children, a good time had by all: a couple of goes each on the skittles, a meal and drinks at the bar. A roll a 10p coin at a target raised 40 or so for charity. Some prizes for those winning the skittles.
Fancy dress badminton Thursday 16th Dec '04 Full array of silly outfits on full display. Some pre-Christmas food, gratefully received. A few 'alternative' badminton games including a blindfold shuttle run. 

England v Germany international match, Birmingham Sports Centre, Balsall Heath

Thursday 25th November '04

The main England stars were all in action, including Gail Emms and Nathan Robertson (left), Simon Archer and Tracey Hallam. Superb evening of high quality badminton for the club members, with both adults and juniors turning out. England lost 3-2 on this occasion, but won the 5 match series 3-2 overall.

 

 

Quiz night and bingo Friday 12th Nov '04 Great turn out (around 65)  and good fund raising for the club. Some unusually good prizes on offer too, including Keith's DVD player (brand new, not second hand !). The usual banter, rantings and jokes, mostly aimed at John Taylor !
Cradley league presentation evening Friday 19th June '04

Presentation by Simon Archer to the Cradley colts team for winning Div 4, and also receiving a special merit award for their efforts. Click here to see the pictures. 

Quiz night Fri 27th Feb '04 Another successful fund raising venture with around 150 raised for club funds. Many people were thankful their tickets weren't selected in the raffle (some dubious prizes on offer...!)
Fancy dress badminton Thu 18th Dec '03 Full array of silly outfits on full display. Some pre-Christmas food. 'Alternative' badminton games. 
Golf day out Sat 29th Nov '03 18 holes of golf at Omberseley G.C. Price also included tea/coffee and bacon sandwiches. Lee took the first prize. Weather was abysmal, with plenty of excuses available !
Quiz and bingo night Fri 14th Nov '03 Superb night out with almost 80 people turning up, despite maximum capacity of around 60 ! Almost 250 raised for the club. Stand-up bingo was a great success, as well as the quiz itself. Raffle too.
Greyhounds, Hall Green stadium. Fri 14th March '03 Highlight of the night was Phil's incessant winning, based on the 'stick with trap 1' theory. The rest of us religiously studied previous form, weight, the odds etc, and then promptly lost ! 

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