41 Club National Connects Programme

Dear Member,

The National President has sent out an email about the above programme over the Christmas period and into the new year.

I am afraid it is impossible to copy and paste it all here for technical reasons (awkward table structure within the email).

If you haven’t received it, please contact Mike S on how to register for 41 Club National emails.

Or you can visit here for most of the details: https://41clubconnects.co.uk.

Sadly, there is no free beer or gin for these tastings.

They do have a limit of 300 guests on the Zoom calls, and if you can’t join that, they will be streaming live on Facebook, so they will welcome any more listeners on there.

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41 Club National November 2020 Newsletter

Dear Member,
Date: 17/11/2020
Please find attached the 41 Club Newsletter for November.

Ashby 41 Club features heavily because they send in articles – if you want your club to feature too, please meet me half way and send in some stories.

41 International are looking to find the oldest 41-ers in the world. National doesn’t keep records of members’ dates of birth so I need you to tell me if you have any centenarian members in your club (aside from Jimmy Gordon, of Ringwood & District 41 Club, and Michael Prince, of Bournemouth 41 Club, who both featured in our July Newsletter for passing this milestone!).

Also, members have been asking where they can order 41 Club Gin? You can find it on-line at https://www.45ginschool.com/shop/p/41-club and there’s an article in the Newsletter about it. 

Club Contacts please note that this is being sent to all members by email.

Any members whose preferred method of contact is not ’email’ or do not have a valid email address registered in CAS will not receive this, so we leave it to you to inform them. It will also be downloadable from the 41 Club national website. 

Yours in Continued Friendship
Don Mullane
National Communications and IT Officer
The Association of Ex-Round Tablers’ Clubs (41 Club)

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41 Club National: October 2020 Newsletter

Date: 31/10/2020

Dear Member
Please find attached the 41 Club Newsletter for October. Please note that this is being sent to all members by email. Any members whose preferred method of contact is not ’email’ or who do not have a valid email address registered in CAS will not receive this. (Please inform Mike if you would like to receive it from National in this way – Ed.) 

Yours in Continued Friendship

Don Mullane
National Communications and IT Officer
The Association of Ex-Round Tablers’ Clubs (41 Club)

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41 Club – Region 6 Newsletter, October 2020

Date: 19/10/2020  
Dear Member,
I trust you are all safe and well.   Please find the very short Region 6 quarterly newsletter attached.   I hope we will be able to meet face to face again soon but in the meantime stay safe.  
Yours in Continued Friendship,
Wynn Parry
National Councillor – Region 6
The Association of Ex-Round Tablers’ Clubs (41 Club)

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88’s 50th Charter – Invitation and Menu

Malcolm Smith has very kindly shared these documents he has kept from 1985. Eh, but, they did things proper in them days.

Interesting that this was held at the Corner on North Bay, now demolished with flats and shops in its place.

Click to expand any image.

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1188’s 15th Charter Anniversary: all past and present Chairmen

Many thanks again to Malcolm Smith for sending this souvenir from, as you can see, 1st November 1991 at the Palm Court Hotel. Malcolm has even included a guide to the names of those present stuck into the photograph mount.

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88: Report on 50 years of Aalten Twinning

Geoff Winn kindly shares a clipping he made from the 41 Club National Magazine of 2013, reporting on the visit to Aalten that year. Aalten celebrated their 50th Charter, which was also thee 50th anniversary of twinning with Aalten Round Table.

Open the PDF below to read the report on the visit.

You can read the report of the first meeting in Aalten referred to in the official History of Scarborough Round Table, here.

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88’s special guests at the 50th Charter Dinner, 1985

Many thanks to Geoff Winn for this fine photograph of some stalwarts of tabling in Scarborough.

Geoff’s photograph shows us that this was taken at the 50th Charter Dinner, 21 September 1985. Geoff tells us that those in the photo are:
left to right:
Frank Winn [Geoff’s father – Ed]: Chairman RT 1936/37, Chairman 41 Club 1966/67;
Ralph Rowntree: Chairman RT 1940/41 (part year as then went to war, I assume!), Chairman 41 Club 1964/65;
Doris McCloy;
David McCloy: first Chairman RT 1935/36, Chairman 41 Club 1957/58, Area Chairman RT 1936/37.

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Round Table National Conference Scarborough Local Committee, 1997

Many thanks to Iain Johnston for this photograph of a very elegant local team.

Iain is at the very back, third from the right. On his right shoulder and down a bit is Alec Cammish, a founder member of 1188, who by then had moved to Bridlington. David Gratton is above the right shoulder of the blonde lady. Some of you may remember John Cattaneo of Pickering Table (and the Forest and Vale Hotel) who moved to a hotel in Whitby, and who is above David’s left shoulder (with beard and glasses).

The names of any of the other participants would be welcomed.

Editor’s note: I have vague memories of assisting, as a 41 Club member, with the transport for the conference. Notably on the Saturday night/Sunday morning where we had on loan a fleet of top of the range Ford Galaxies as the conference taxis. I seem to recall finally stopping taking semi-inebriated Tablers back to their digs by about 5am and having a very early full English breakfast somewhere with the rest of the taxi team. We didn’t get posh jackets, though, and we had to give the Galaxies back afterwards.

Any other memories welcomed.

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41 Club National Conference in Scarborough, 2010 – Evening News report

The image and article were discovered on a search of pressreader.com.

Scarborough club helps to break charity record

  • The Scarborough News
  • 17 Apr 2010

MEMBERS of a Scarborough charitable organisation have raised nearly £140,000 for the Help for Heroes charity.

The Scarborough 41 Club, which is part of the national Round Table group, welcomed around 500 members from across the country to the town to celebrate the feat, which included donations from its 830 national groups and more than £23,000 from the women’s Tangent club.

The total, which smashed the group’s previous best fundraising effort, came as the club returned to Scarborough Spa for the first time in nearly 20 years to hold its annual national conference.

The group, which has 19,000 members across the country, is currently celebrating its 65th anniversary and welcomed members from as far away as Bournemouth, Ipswich and Scotland, though their hopes of hosting international visitors from Italy, Switzerland and Denmark were dashed following the cancellation of flights after the Iceland volcanic eruption.

National 41 Club president Richard Matthews and Tangent group president Jan Mulqueen handed over the cheque to soldier Simon Brown, and Scarborough 41 Club chairman, Simon Lockley, said the group were thrilled with their fundraising efforts.

He said: “Every year the national president of the 41 Club decides a charity to support and group is asked to donate to the cause and this year I think he got an extremely pleasant surprise because it is a fantastic amount.

“It is a tremendous charity because the conflicts that our soldiers are taking part in have touched the consciousness of a lot of people due to the horrific injuries some of them have sustained.

“Those soldiers now have to cope with the effects of those but the charity plays a fantastic role in helping to improve their lives and everyone was more than willing to put their hand in their pocket and support them.

“But this is a great day for the town too because we are privileged to be hosting the club’s AGM in Scarborough, it is the culmination of two years hard work and is fantastic to have so many visitors in the town.”

Scarborough Mayor Cllr Bill Chatt, added: “Scarborough is already well behind our troops and it is fantastic to see a national club getting behind our lads.”

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