The February POEMS OUT LOUD was held, for a change, in Maspalomas, in the garden of Jeannie and Tony van Rompaey’s house. We met at 1.0 p.m. After greeting everyone and making sure everyone had a drink, we sat on the back patio in a circle and read poems while Tony prepared a snack - [...]
On the evening of the 14th February 2017, we held a very special tournament for St Valentin´s day. Out of our surprise we were delighted to see a great display of balloons, chocolates and a great range of heart shape sweets distributed among all tables. It was more than that, besides the prizes in cash [...]
Dear Members, please find enclosed below the Menu for St Valentine´s dinner which will be held at the Club on the 14th February 2017 from 20:30h onwards Menu . Starter – Pastry with courgette filling or a cream soup – followed by Duck with orange sauce or oven baked salmon and for dessert strawberries and [...]
La Provincia de Las Palmas Newspaper has published on the 8th February 2017 the following news: The maritime collectors paid tribute, at the British Club, to the journalist Juan Francisco Fonte for the 50th anniversary of the "Desde mi noray" column.
Last Wednesday, 25th of January, it took place, as always, our meeting around a book, On this ocassion our dear friend Professor Melvyn Elphee, delighted us with an outstanding presentation about the chosen book, that is, “The Great Gatsby”. The lost generation, the American dream, and Scott Fitzgerald´s specific visión about the society in those [...]
Once more we had a very successful session of the monthly POEMS OUT LOUD, held at the British Club, Las Palmas on 25th January 2017. The theme was DREAMS, appropriate for the reassessment of our lives that often accompanies the beginning of a new year. Twenty-two people attended the poetry session and poems were read [...]
As most of you know, on the 23rd of November, we agreed with all reading club members to have a Christmas “holiday” and put our sessions on hold during the month of December. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL!!!! We take this opportunity to thank Margarita J. Curbelo for her outstanding presentation given to us about [...]
We held another successful poetry session on 12th December. it's called POEMS OUT LOUD because we read our favourite poems to each other. Some of us had lunch at the club first, which was a lively social occasion. Good food and good company. About 10 lunchers and 10 more poetry readers joined us at 4.0 [...]