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Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…

The eagerly-anticipated coach trip to the seaside finally set off last Sunday All aboard, destination Southend... And with weather like this, it looks like they sneaked off to the Mediterranean But it's definitely Southend...looking great.   Well done for all those involved in organising a splendid day out!
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And then came the rain…

And then came the rain…

Wednesday's downpour in Stoke Newington was out of this world. Those of you who were in the neighbourhood will know just how much water came down that day.  Sadly, a huge amount of it ended up inside the Mildmay Club as our ancient pipes and guttering caved in under the...
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Shiny new dance floors!

Shiny new dance floors!

Our old floors were in a really poor condition with serious wear and tear over the years. So after lots of discussion about the best way forward, we got the experts in to do a proper job sanding and revarnishing our historic dance floors. We now have two fabulous looking...
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Snooker ladies in the spotlight

Snooker ladies in the spotlight

On Sunday we ran coaching sessions for women keen to get more involved and play on the club's fantastic snooker tables.  Our resident coach John Woods was on hand to guide them. We will hopefully have many more regular sessions like this to encourage anyone and everyone to come and...
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Green magic

Green magic

Our snooer tables have been getting a bit of TLC, courtesy of one of the finest in the business. Keith Davis has rolled out the green baize and his trusty spirit level to bring our tables into top condition.   He's tackled three so far, but we'll get them all done...
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Bingo-tastic!

Bingo-tastic!

The bingo hall was bursting at the seams last Friday night -- why not come and join in? It's a great place to come together and meet friends. Every Friday night at the club from 7.30pm and you don't have to be a member. So dabbers at the ready, eyes...
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Treasures in the attic

Treasures in the attic

  We've found what appear to be the minutes of the very first committee meeting of the Mildmay Radical Club on 10th June 1888. High up in the attic, covered in a thick layer of dirt, were dozens of notebooks documenting the life of the club in its early years. ...
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Our Snooker Champion!

Our Snooker Champion!

Our young snooker star John Donovan is doing the club proud. Here he is winning a recent tournament at the Fareham club.  John is now top of the rankings on the CueStars 'silver' tour - set to take his place on the prestigious gold tour next season. Earlier in the...
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On the dance floor…

On the dance floor…

A great night at the Northern Soul disco. Fantastic to see so many members, new and old coming to the club for a joyful night on the dancefloor, along with many visiting the Mildmay for the first time. The club at it's best. Thanks all!
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