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Adrian Gregory's daughter Sara Gregory starring in West End Production of 'Home I'm Darling'

Not sure what to say about this photo other than it shows our members Phil Elliott and Richard Evans who are currently on a golfing trip to turkey. I won't say who sent it. We need some captions please, email them to me at John@Wedges.org and I will publish the best here.

Dumb & Dumber (Anon)

Little & Large - which is which? (Anon)

Rod Woodward has been invited back to appear on this year's Royal Variety Show

I attended the opening night of 'Calendar Girls - The Musical' on August 16th at Leeds Grand Theatre, what a great show, I can highly recommend it but take a box of kleenex. Seen here having a drink after the performance are our Chairman John Jackson, Marj Edwards, Viv Gorst (Marj's sister) Ruth Madoc and John Edwards

Captain: John Booth
V-Captain:
Kevin Budge

Officers:
President: Colin Price - Freeman of the 
Borough of Neath & Port Talbot 
Vice-President: John Edwards
Chairman: John Jackson
Vice-Chairman: Kenny Morris
Sectretary: Roger Parsons
Treasurer: Bob Webb
Handicap Sec: Frank Webb

Committee: 

Captain
Vice-Captain
Immediate Past Captain
Club Officers (above)
Dave Devreaux
Phil Elliott
Ken Gregory
Mark Roche
Rod Woodward


 Patrons:
Max Boyce M.B.E.
Ruth Madoc
Sir Bryn Terfel C.B.E.
Sir Gareth Edwards C.B.E.


Honorary Professionals:
Ian Woosnam O.B.E.
Bradley Dredge
Past Captains:

Steve Kane (2018)
Mike Thomas (2017)
Ian Webster (2016)
Paul Gregory (2015)
Adrian Gregory (2014)
Rod Woodward (2013)
Jimi Webb(2012)
Bob Webb (2011)
Frank Webb (2010)
Ken Gregory (2009)
Mark Roche (2008)
Colin Price (2007)
Kenny Morris (2006)
Mike Williams (2005)
John Edwards (2004)
Nicky Piper (2003)
Jeff Alvey (2002)
Kenny Morris (2001)
Phil Elliott (2000)
Wayne Michaels (1999) Mark Roche (1998) Roger Parsons (1997) Owen Money (1993-1996)

Webmaster: John@Wedges.org

Ruth Madoc - As everyone knows, our patron has been touring with the show Calendar Girls. Tragically Ruth fell on stage while warming up prior to the show in Dublin last week. Ruth has broken her right hip and femur in three places, she had an operation on Friday 1st February to pin the breaks. She is currently still in hospital in Dublin and is hoping to be transferred to Morriston hospital next Monday (11th February).

I'm sure we all wish Ruth a speedy recovery and in the meantime a well deserved rest while John looks after her

Update: Ruth has been transferred to Morriston Hospital a couple of days later than hoped but at least she is now back in the country and hopefully will be back in her home soon. On February 20th Ruth was discharged from Morriston Hospital and is now back home.

Ruth Madoc, who is back home after her hospitalisation in Dublin and Morriston.

Adrian Gregory - Adrian's daughter Sara Gregory is going from strength to strength in her acting career as she takes a major role in the production 'Home I'm Darling' which was a huge sellout success during it's run at the National Theatre. The production has now moved to the West End at the Duke of York Theatre.

If anyone is in London and wants an evening at the theatre this show could be for you. Don't take my word for it read the review in What's on Stage:

If you have difficulty is booking tickets, have a word with Adrian who may be able to help.

Sara Gregory and Katherine Parkinson in Home, I'm Darling
© Manuel Harlan

Doberman - I was sent the photo below by one of our members who I shalln't name (KM)

"Hello, Doberman Cabs, can I help you? What do you mean Colin's marked my card?"

" I can do Cimla to Swansea Bay return for £30 but don’t keep on about my handicap"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rod Woodward - After Rod's outstanding return performance on the Royal Variety Show, he is embarking on a tour. I've already got my tickets for Blackwood, I hope that the other Wedges can get to see hime at one of the venues listed below.

 

Our good friend and patron Ruth Madoc has embarked on a long tour of Calendar Girls, The Musical . With music written by Gary Barlow. We will have to wait a while to see her in Cardiff but if you are in any of the other places or have friends in those areas then please spread the word. Please see the notice re Ruth on the left. I will post an update if I become aware of any changes in her circumstances.

16th August         1st September   Grand Theatre, Leeds
5th Sept            15th Sept          Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
18th Sept.         29th Sept.         Theatre Royal, Newcastle
2nd Oct.            13th Oct.          Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
16th Oct           20th Oct.          De Montfort Hall, Leicester
23rd Oct.          27th Oct           Venue Cymru, Llandudno
30th Oct.          10th Nov.          The Lowry, Salford
13th Nov.          17th Nov           Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent
20th Nov.          24th Nov.          New Theatre, Hull
27th Nov.          1st Dec.            Empire Theatre, Liverpool
8th Jan.             19th Jan.           Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
22nd Jan.          2nd Feb.            Bord Gais, Dublin
5th Feb.            16th Feb.          Theatre Royal, Norwich
19th Feb.          2nd March        His Majestys Theatre, Aberdeen
5th March        16th March      The Orchard Theatre, Dartford
19th March      23rd March      Empire, Sunderland
26th March      30th March      New Victoria Theatre, Woking
2nd April           13th April         The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
15th April         20th April         New Theatre Oxford
23rd April         27th April         Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
30th April         11th May          WMC, Cardiff
14th May          25th May          GOH, Belfast
28th May          8th June            Hippodrome, Birmingham
11th June          22nd June         King’s Theatre, Glasgow
25th June          5th July             Theatre Royal, Nottingham
9th July             20th July           Bristol Hippodrome
23rd July           3rd Aug.            Theatre Royal, Plymouth
6th Aug.            10th Aug.          Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Handicaps - If you need to check your handicap please click on the 'Start Sheets etc' button on the menu and you will find it there. You will need a password to get in, if you haven't already got it, ask Frank Webb or any of the committee members. Remember if you have any questions on the handicaps then please talk to our handicap secretary Frank and remind yourself of the Handicap Rules Etc. here)

Wedges Rulebook - Would members please take time to familiarise yourselves with the Wedges Rulebook

Committee Meetings - The Wedges committee have agreed to meet on the 3rd Wednesday in February, June and October each year. It is hoped that with these dates agreed well in advance that any member who wishes to get in an application form or other correspondence can do so in plenty of time.

Guestbook - The guesbook has been modified to try to avoid the spam so please leave any messages on the new guestbook.