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Holy Trinity Social Club Our meeting at Holy Trinity Social Club

EDUCATION IN BILSTON

23rd April 2008
Holy Trinity Social Club
St.Mary's church This is St.Mary's church, next door to where we met at Holy Trinity Social Club.  We often start these reports with a note of the weather and you can see that it was a fine and sunny Spring day, with the flowering trees and shrubs doing their best. Reg Aston and Henry Metzger Inside the hall, preparations were under way early.  Reg Aston gets instructions on the technicalities of Henry Metzger's tv and video set up.
Reg had already set up his display of photos about Education In Bilston.  Here are three of the boards ... display of photos ... and here are two more boards and large display folders containing even more photos - but you can't really see them for Eric and Wynn Woolley and other members. Eric and Wynn Woolley and other members.
Just one of the photos - this one of special interest because it shows Holy Trinity School Just one of the photos - this one of special interest because it shows Holy Trinity School, which had been in the hall just next to the hall we were in.  Megan and David Fitzgerald-Plummer And, of course, tea had to be ready.  Megan and David Fitzgerald-Plummer make sure it is.
Here are some tea cups.  Your reporter thought that this was quite a nice photo, so he put it in here. tea cups On arrival members set about a nice cup of tea, dispensed by Kath Kiely. a nice cup of tea, dispensed by Kath Kiely
Alma Darby, Barbara Presland and Bill Pope Alma Darby, Barbara Presland and Bill Pope check everybody in - and it did seem to be everybody, as the room was full.  In fact 107 people were counted in the headmaster appears from his study with a cup of tea Various educational stereotypes were wandering around:  the headmaster appears from his study with a cup of tea; and a scruffy schoolboy stops tearing the place up for long enough to have his photo taken. "a scruffy schoolboy"
At the more respectable end of the spectrum John Workman and John Goalby get the world organised. John Workman and John Goalby Barbara Presland sells raffles tickets to the assembling throng.  Barbara Presland sells raffles tickets
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