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Mildmay panto auditions!

    We are casting for all roles, experience welcome, but not necessary, any specialist skills, puppeteers, jugglers , gymnasts etc we would love to hear from you. Audition dates are 17th/19th/22nd and 24th June, please get in touch no later than Friday June 14th if you would like an...
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Election Results

    Thank you to all the members who took the time to vote in the elections on 9th -11th May    The four candidates with the highest number of votes and who are accordingly elected are (in alphabetical order by first name):   Jonathan Benton-Hughes (Jonny Trunk)  Kat Heaton...
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AGM Reports

For those who missed the AGM or who want to read up on the details, here are the notes provided by committee members on the progress made in their own areas in 2023/4 The Annual Accounts for 2023, approved at the AGM, will be posted online once they have been...
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Committee Elections 2024/2025

Our annual elections to the Club Committee are next week in the TV lounge of the Members’ Bar between 8pm and 10pm on Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May. The results will be announced on Sunday 12th May and posted up online.What's the vote for? Members of the Club Management...
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Annual General Meeting 2024

Sunday 28th April 12:00 (Main Hall) (NB: Members bar opens after the AGM) Members are invited to attend the club AGM on the above date Agenda:  1. Standing order vote to apply Rule 24 (Waiver of audit fees)* 2. To receive and approve the club accounts. 3. Appointment of scrutineers...
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Fixing the Roof!

Fixing the Roof!

  It's been an immense job fixing our roof and stopping the rain coming in, but we’re almost there! Huge thanks to all those involved.  Here's a little film to show you what we've been up to.  
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Our snooker star at the World Junior Championships!

Our snooker star at the World Junior Championships!

Our young snooker star John Donovan is currently at the WSF World Junior Championship in Albania and the Mildmay Club is proud to be helping him on his way. John, 17 has been playing in junior tournaments around the UK since the age of 11 and now he's testing himself...
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Looking to the future

Looking to the future

The scaffolding has finally come down from the front of the club and it's looking splendid. Pride of place on top of the new roof is our magnificent, fully-restored cupola. it's a fantastic site and a fine addition to the view from Newington Green. If you want to know more...
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Mildmay Stories

Mildmay Stories

Between 2022-2023 a group of volunteers conducted oral history interviews with three generations of club members. The interview respondents told us about queues to get into the club on Saturday nights, meeting their partners, and bringing their kids. They described dressing up in sequinned dresses, singing around the piano on...
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Out on the floor!

Out on the floor!

One of our best Northern Soul nights yet.  And a chance to inaugurate our newly refurbished main hall -- not only new lighting, but a fabulous new glitter ball as well!  If you missed this one, the Face Radio DJs will be back again in May.  Make sure to book...
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Running the London Marathon to raise funds for St Joseph’s Hospice…

Running the London Marathon to raise funds for St Joseph’s Hospice…

Club member Greg Ullyart will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April.    It's his first marathon and he's doing it in memory of his friend Lewis, who sadly passed away from a rare form of brain cancer in 2021.    Greg says: In his honour, I will be...
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New Year’s Eve 🎉

New Year’s Eve 🎉

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The Glorious Mildmay Panto!

The Glorious Mildmay Panto!

Enjoy a gallery of photos from the Mildmay Club production of CinderLaddin. (Photos by Diane Bielik and members of the cast)
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Watership Down author remembered

Watership Down author remembered

In November, The Mildmay Club hosted a lovely afternoon event. The author of Watership Down, Richard Adams has had a  plaque installed at his former home near Canonbury Station and to celebrate the unveiling, family, friends, publishers and community leaders met at the Club to watch students of Newington Green...
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Quizzing for charity

Quizzing for charity

We're delighted that our recent quiz event in the main hall raised a splendid £1555 for the St John's food bank and soup kitchen - such a very important resource in these difficult times of soaring prices.  The quiz was also great fun and we're hugely grateful to Milly Unwin...
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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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