The Society AGM took place the weekend of November 4th – 6th 2016.
At the AGM Helen Russell was appointed Chairman of the Society, and Andrew Kellett, recent past Chairman of London Branch, was voted Chairman Elect. In addition Jean Martin was appointed as President of the Society.
We extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes to Andrew on his achievement and to Helen Russell and Jean Martin on their respective appointments. Read more »
We have added 2 new videos to our Branch YouTube page. One is from the Street Party for the Queen’s 90th Birthday and the other is from the recent Dem Team trip to the Leeds Festival.
The Branch AGM took place on Saturday evening following the Street Party celebrating the 90th birthday of HM The Queen.
At the AGM Wilson Nicol, a Vice President of London Branch, was awarded a Branch Award for his exceptional service to the Branch.
The AGM was followed by an End of Season dance where those attending danced to the music of Barbara Manning and Callum Mitchell.
This took place on Saturday 19 March 2016 with a Children’s Class 11.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
Followed by lunch for all children and then afternoon dance to the music of Ian Muir of Prestwick
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The annual Branch Day School will take place on Saturday 15th October 2016 at Paddington Academy.
Teachers will be David Hall, Alice Stainer, Simon Wales and Angela Young with Musicians Barbara Manning, Ken Martlew, Judith Muir and Sandra Smith. The Musicians’ Workshop will be led by Ian Muir.
Saturday 16th January 2016
Our traditional Burns Supper along with the fun of Scottish music and ceilidh dancing.
To music from Ian Robertson and the Musicians Read more »
Pictures from the class on Saturday 16th January. Read more »
London Branch member Lindsey Jane Rousseau was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list 2016. Founder and Facilitator, National Sensory Impairment Partnership. For services to Special Educational Needs. (London).
Also Philippe Rousseau who was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur for his work in higher education in France and Europe.
Congratulations to them both.
(Photo courtesy Stephen Webb 2016)
To celebrate the end of our 85th Anniversary year, here are the the ten most popular #tbts. Read more »