Tales From The Woods

Tales From The Woods Diary

May 2018. Real Ale Trail in the East End of London. Details to follow.
Sunday 13th May 2018 Jackson Sloan and Sister Cookie - Jump, Jive, Swing and Rhythm & Blues at the 100 Club.
Sunday 24th June 2018 A night of Doo Wop at the 100 Club Gaynel Hodge (Hollywood Flames), John Cheatdom (Velours) plus Tommy Hunt (Flamingos) - details to follow.
Sunday 8th September 2018 Last Hurrah for Skiffle #2 - Wizz Jones, Vagabonds featuring Vince Eager, Brian "Licorice" Locking (Shadows/Wildcats/Vince Taylor's Playboys), Allan Bailey, John Allison, and more.

RADIO SUTCH LIVE RECORDINGS - Every Wednesday 9pm - a live recording from a TFTW concert on Radio Sutch

Picture: Jackson Sloan flyer 13-5-2018    Picture: Three Legends of DooWop flyer 24-6-2018


Picture: Gang at the Verdi restaurant Bloomsbury     Picture: At the Simurgh restaurant Covent Garden

THE NEXT GANG MEET-UP - details to be announced

You can also meet your fellow Woodies at our Thursday Club social outings - see below.

Gang meet-ups are open to all Woodies and new attendees are welcomed.
If you attend alone, let us know and we will endeavour to ensure you are made to feel one of the group.
For those who have restricted mobility, warn us in advance and we will ensure a place is saved for you at each destination.
Arrangements for payment for any meal will be decided before ordering to avoid embarrassment.

If you don't see details here a week before the last Thursday of the month, you can email talesfromthewoods@gmail.com for more information.

Picture: At the Chislehurst Caves

Our Thursday Club events are social outings held on a weekday (usually Thursday as the name implies, but where the situation demands,
on other days of the week) where you can meet up with fellow Woodies. It may be a visit to a museum or a stately home, a walk in the countryside
or a visit to an urban nature reserve, or a pub crawl. We may start off or end the day in a reasonably priced eating house.
We also arrange weekend outings - usually on Sundays - to places of interest or special events.

Events are usually in London or the surrounding areas but we are open to suggestions for other destinations.

East End Real Ale Trail May 2018, details to follow


TFTW 4th ALE TRAIL Thursday 7th July

A selection of unique pubs around Belgravia. Meet at The Fox and Hounds public house, 29 Passmore Street, London, SW1W 8HR. 14.30hrs (Sloane Sq. tube)
In this up-market part of London there are numerous historic ale houses, all serving real ale at normal pub prices. We shall visit pubs where the Great Train Robbery
was planned, a Beatles watering hole, a pub where Lady Lucan, covered in blood, ran into on the night of the murder of the children's nanny by Lord Lucan, who hasn't been seen since.

Other forthcoming Thursday Club and Social Outings

Further events will be added. Any suggestions will be welcomed.

TFTW 3rd Ale Trail: a selection of interesting pubs around Belgravia.
A trip to Greenwich including pie and mash at Goddard's and a trip across the river on the Emirates Airline cable car
TFTW 3rd Ale Trail: a selection of unique pubs around Hampstead.
Dog racing at Crayford.
Tour of Fuller's Brewery at Chiswick. Beer included!
Pie & Mash at Manze's followed by a visit to HMS Belfast.
A trip to Leigh-on-Sea Folk Festival
TFTW 2nd Ale Trail: Historic Pubs in South London
Visit to the Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon, followed by another trip to the Blues Kitchen in Camden for beer and food
A tour of Tower Bridge and a climb up all 311 steps to the top of the Monument
Pie amd Mash at Manze's
Visit to Brooklands Museum in Weybridge
A tour round the Houses Of Parliament
TFTW Ale Trail: Fleet Street pub crawl. This was a fun event. Four pubs and a curry house. Maybe we should do another one next year.
Museum of Docklands visit. This was another interesting afternoon out. We met up with Terry Wayne and brother Cliff at the Wetherspoon's afterwards.
London Canal Museum & a walk along the Regent's Canal. Gumbo and beer later in the Blues Kitchen.
Visit to the Chislehurst Caves (pictured above).
British Library talk on "Ealing Home Of British R&B", followed by a visit to a Drummond Street curry house.


For all enquiries about TFTW events you can contact us by these methods:

Telephone: 020 8460 6941 Saturdays 10am to 10pm
Mobile: 07941 540574 Weekdays 9am to 6pm
Fax: 020 8460 6941 any time, 7 days a week

You can use phone no. 020 8460 6941 to leave a message at any time (voicemail cuts in after 11 rings)
You can also leave a message on the mobile number.





Or write to 25 Queen Anne Avenue, Bromley, Kent BR2 0SA

To pay for any TFTW events by PayPal

Make your payment to TFTW@blueyonder.co.uk
Please state which event you are ordering for, your name and address, no. of tickets and whether you want them posted or collected at the venue

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