BURGESS HILL ROYAL BRITISH LEGION WOMENS SECTION: At our Meeting on 21st March, our Speaker was Paul Green, who gave a talk on Murders and Misdemeanours. He explained why Sussex could be described as the murder capital of the country, as it has a very dark side. He then supplied details of famous murderers and their heinous crimes - many involving poisoned chocolates. He also produced pictures of Brighton slum dwellings during the Victorian period. His talk was, as well as most informative, also quite amusing, Members were then invited to take part in being a Jury and handing down verdicts on cases which Paul narrated. This was a very absorbing exercise in which we all enjoyed taking part. There then followed a discussion on crime and punishment, and how things have changed over the passage of time.
The visit to the Poppy Factory will take place on 27th June and the cost is £10.00 plus £13.00 per person for the coach, if all seats are filled. The coach will leave at 11am and arrive at 1pm, when Members will have lunch. Please let Evelyn have your lunch choices. The coach will then depart at 4.30pm.
The Branch Meeting on 18th April has been cancelled, and in its place a visit to Stonepound Garden Centre has been arranged. Meet there at 2.30pm. Please let Sarah know if you intend to come so that she can book enough places at tables.(01444 246655) For those without transport, please note that there is a bus which leaves the Town Centre of Burgess Hill at 14.02.
The next Bingo evening is on Wednesday 19th April, eyes down at 20.00 hours
The Speaker at our next Meeting on 16th May will be Andy Thomas whose talk will be about Crop Circles.
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