friends@stcrosshospital.co.uk
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Friends of St Cross Hospital Winchester
The Hospital of St Cross,
Porters Lodge Office
St Cross Road,
Winchester, SO23 9SD

FOSC

Supporting England’s most perfect Almshouse

FRIENDS EVENTS FOR 2018

JANUARY

FRIENDS NEW YEAR RECEPTIO​N

Thursday, 11th January 2018 - 6.00 pm until 8.00 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Join us at a Friends Reception in the Hundred Men's Hall.  Enjoy a glass of wine and a nibble with Chairman Richard.

There is no charge for entry, but as you know places are limited so please let the Porter's Lodge know as soon as possible if you are coming.  There will be an enticing raffle. Places can be reserved via Porter's Lodge, email or online.​

 

FRIENDS WINTER LUNCH

Thursday, 18th January 2018 - 12.30 pm until 2.30 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Another popular winter event.  Maximum 35 places, so book early.  Cost is £14.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

MARCH

FRIENDS ANNUAL LECTURE

Friday, 9th March 2018 - 7.00 pm until 9.00 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Freda Bates, a guide with a long association with the College, will speak on 'Winchester College'.  The cost is £15.00 ​which includes a glass of wine on arrival.  To register click here

 

FRIENDS SPRING LUNCH

Thursday, 15th March 2018 - 12.30 pm until 2.30 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Our final Winter Lunch, before the Hundred Men’s Hall reopens for the Summer Season. Doreen Jenkins and her team will provide another delicious lunch.

Cost is £14.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

APRIL

OUTING TO JESUS COLLEGE, OXFORD

​Monday, 16th April 2018 - 9.00 am until 6.30 pm arrival home

A tour of Jesus College with time to explore central Oxford in the afternoon. 

Cost is £32.00 per person which includes lunch.  To find out more and register, click here

 

ST GEORGE'S DINNER

​Saturday, 21st April 2018 - 7.00 pm until 10.00 pm

​St Faith's Parish Hall

A real English celebration - a two course dinner with entertainment by Songbird Entertainment. 

Cost £20.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

MAY

ANNUAL FRIENDS DAY

​Saturday, 12th May 2018 - 1.30 pm until 5.00 pm

​St Faiths Parish Hall, Master's Garden and the Church

AGM, talk by the Chair of the Almshouse Association, and Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir.

Cost is £10.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

JUNE

FRIENDS SUMMER PARTY

​Friday, 8th June 2018 - 6.30 pm until 11.00 pm

​Master's Garden

Come and enjoy a picnic supper under a marquee.  Dance Salsa to live music by Atlantico under the tutelage of Nicolas Inchelin.

Cost is £20.00 for Friends Members and £25.00 per person for non Members.  To find out more and register, click here

 

SEPTEMBER

OUTING TO ISLE OF WIGHT

Thursday, 20th September 2018 - 9 am until 6.30 pm arrival home

Coach tour of the island with a Blue Badge Guide with visits to places of interest depending on weather.

Cost £30 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

NOVEMBER

 

FRIENDS VARIETY SHOW

Saturday, 21st October 2017 - 7.30 pm until 9.45 pm

​St Faiths Parish Hall

​Our annual community event.  The programme will be announced nearer the date.  To register, click here

 

FRIENDS WINTER LUNCH

Thursday, 15th November 2018 - 12.30 pm until 2.30 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Our popular lunches are always enjoyed by the Friends.  Doreen and her team will provide another delicious lunch.

Maximum 35 places, so book early.  Cost is £14.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here

 

DECEMBER

FRIENDS WINTER LUNCH

Thursday, 13th December 2018 - 12.30 pm until 2.30 pm

Hundred Men's Hall

Another popular winter event.  Maximum 35 places, so book early.  Cost is £14.00 per person.  To find out more and register, click here