Programme 2006

6-Jan-2006 – Ordinary Club
13-Jan-2006 – Film Night – The Magic Roundabout
20-Jan-2006 – Phantom of the Pantomime at Botley School – Tickets £5 (£2.50 for the under 16’s)
27-Jan-2006 – Ordinary Club
3-Feb-2006 – Bowling at Bowlplex – £2.50 to bowl
10-Feb-2006 – Sweet Making (maybe make someone a treat for Valentine’s day) – £1.50 to pay for ingredients
17-Feb-2006 – Disco at Banbury PHAB
24-Feb-2006 – Ordinary Club – but with Pancakes – £1
3-Mar-2006 – Ordinary Club
4-Mar-2006 – Cinema Trip – ‘Chicken Little’ – £6.50 (although there may be some form of group discount)
10-Mar-2006 – Ordinary Club
17-Mar-2006 – Meal at EAMAYL – £11, £5 deposit on 10-Mar-2006
24-Mar-2006 – Quiz Night
31-Mar-2006 – Fancy Dress Birthday Party for Helen’s 30th and Nick’s 21st with a disco with DJ Lee ! Bring Party Food !
1-Apr-2006 – Oxfam Book Sale – don’t forget to volunteer your services to help with refreshments.
21-Apr-2006 – Ordinary Club
28-Apr-2006 – Film Night
5-May-2006 – Ten Pin Bowling at the Bowlplex – £2.70 to be paid to Mary by 28th April
12-May-2006 – The Weakest Link – organised by Helen
19-May-2006 – Ordinary Club
26-May-2006 – Teddy Bear and Hobbies Night – Bring your favourite teddy bear (or something else with an interesting story) to share with the group.
2-Jun-2006 to 4-June-2006 – Holiday to Avon Tyrrell
9-Jun-2006 – Tonight’s the Night (The Rod Stewart Story), Musical at New Street Theatre, George Street, Oxford. £16
16-Jun-2006 – Bingo and Fish and Chips. Bring a prize for Bingo. £4.50 for Fish and Chips
23-Jun-2006 – Donnington Social Club – drinks and entertainment
30-Jun-2006 – Ordinary Club
7-Jul-2006 – The Kings Arms, Sandford-on-Thames. Bring plenty of money to buy food (average meal costs £10) and drink
14-Jul-2006 – Basic Sign Language with Simon and Helen
21-Jul-2006 – Summer Disco, with DJ Lee
23-Jul-2006Heartbeat Hike – sponsored walk in Hyde Park, London
25-Aug-2006 to 28-Aug-2006 – Holiday to Mersea Island Festival- £80 per person (places limited)
9-Sep-2006 – Anniversary Party to celebrate 25 years of Oxford PHAB. 7:30 at Wesley Memorial Church. Buffet Supper, Disco and a chance to chat with members past and present. Please bring photos to share.
10-Sep-2006 – PHAB 25th Anniversary Celebrations.
10:30 am – Members will be taking part in the service at Wesley Memorial Church
12:30 pm – Lunch at Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel, Abingdon Road for 3 course carvery lunch served from 1pm. Cost £10 (this has been subsidised by the club).
29-Sep-2006 – Ordinary Club (Hockey)
6-Oct-2006 – Donnington Social Club
13-Oct-2006 – Cake Decorating etc
14-Oct-2006 – Refreshments for Oxfam bookfair. Please bring cakes, and come and help.10am-5pm
20-Oct-2006 – Ordinary Club
27-Oct-2006 – Craft Making
3-Nov-2006 – Mark My Words performance
4-Nov-2006 – Mark My Words performance
10-Nov-2006 – Craft Making
16-Nov-2006 (Thursday) – Meal at EAMAYL Chineese Buffet, Park End Street. 7pm. Meal costs £11. Please pay £5 deposit by 10th November.
17-Nov-2006 – Phab South East Conference. No Phab
24-Nov-2006 – AGM and setting up craft fair
25-Nov-2006 – Craft Fair and Refreshments. Bring things to sell. Tell your friends to come and buy
1-Dec-2006 – West Side Story – New Theatre. £11.50.
8-Dec-2006 – Christmas Games Evening
9-Dec-2006 – South East Christmas Party at Hounslow PHAB. £2.
16-Dec-2006 – Christmas Party at Donnington Social Club. Please bring food for a buffet
21-Dec-2006 – Carol Singing in the Westgate Centre. 6:30 pm. Please join us for this enjoyable fundraising event.
22-Dec-2006 – Christmas Dinner at The Mitre, High St, Oxford £17.95. Please pay deposit of £5 to Mary by 1st December
 

Simon presented with the Paul Hope Award 2005

In recognition of his work in furthering the aims of PHAB over many years Simon Purbrick was presented with the Paul Hope Award at a ceremony conducted at the House of Lords on February 9th 2006.

About the Paul Hope Award

Presented annually in memory of the late Paul Hope, the
award recognises outstanding contributions to furthering
the aims of PHAB. Paul Hope was the Club Services and
Development Officer at PHAB for many years.
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About Simon

Simon has been a member of Oxford Phab for many years, and has been

  • Club photographer (and video cameraman)
  • Caretaker of the club’s camcorder and video recorder (the latter now unfortunately worn out, but Simon brings his own DVD player in when needed, and has transferred many of the PHAB photos into slideshows on disk.)
  • Organiser of trips to steam railways
  • Creator of membership forms and other paperwork required for the smooth running of a club
  • Assistant treasurer
  • Enthusiastic particpant in all the club’s activities

Simon is also a member of Abingdon PHAB, where he also makes a valuable
contribution.
 
 

Kelly nominated for the Louis Goldberg Award 2006

In recognition of her contributions to Phab,  Kelly was nominated for the Louis Goldberg Award, and was presented with a certificate a ceremony conducted at the House of Lords on February 9th 2006.

About the Louis Goldberg Award

The Louis Goldberg Award is awarded in memory of the late Louis Goldberg, a devoted supporter of Phab, and is presented each year to a Phab volunteer aged 25 or under.

About Kelly

Kelly has been a member of Oxford Phab since 2001, and in that time she has made friends, not only within our club, but throughout the wider Phab.  She participates enthusiastically in events and holidays and is also a good ambassador for Phab in the wider community. Her whole family are involved, even coming with us to Eurodisney. She has even persuaded her brother to do several, very much appreciated Discos for us.

Programme 2005

These old programme entries are here so prospective new members can see the things we have done in the past, and to bring back memories for those who took part.
21-Jan-2005 – Ordinary Club
28-Jan-2005 – Botley Community Theatre Pantomime (See Penny in costume).Botley Primary School. 7:15pm. Tickets £5
31-Jan-2005 – Phab Committee. 7:30pm
4-Feb-2005 – Ordinary Club and Pancakes – please bring a filling
11-Feb-2005 – Concert by Botley Community Singers to raise funds for our holiday. Please bring friends and family
18-Feb-2005 – Ordinary Club
25-Feb-2005 – Bowling at Bowlplex, Kassam Stadium. £5
4-Mar-2005 – Ordinary Club
11-Mar-2005 – Donnington Social Club
18-Mar-2005 – Easter Quiz and Baked Potato Meal £1.50
22-Mar-2005Starlight Express
25-Mar-2005 – No Phab
1-Apr-2005 – Ordinary Club: Please will all members and friends going on the Disneyland holiday make a big effort to come along to this evening
7-Apr-2005 to 11-Apr-2005 – Phab holiday to Disneyland Paris
22-Apr-2005 – Ordinary Club
29-Apr-2005 – Ordinary Club
6-May-2005 – Theatre Trip: Spirit of the Dance, New Theatre, Oxford. Tickets: £15. Please pay Mary on April 29th. Assemble at theatre at 7:10pm
12-May-2005 – Chinese Meal at EAMAYL, Park End St,Oxford. 7pm. Buffet £11. Please pay £5 deposit to Mary or Helen by May 6th.
13-May-2005 – No Phab
20-May-2005 – Ordinary Club
27-May-2005 – Ordinary Clu
3-Jun-2005 – No Phab
10-Jun-2005 – Bowling at Bowlplex, Kassam Stadium. 7.30pm. Cost £5 to be paid to Mary by 27th May.
17-Jun-2005 – Ordinary Club
19-Jun-2005 – Heartbeat Hike: Sponsored Walk in Hyde Park. Get your sponsor forms soon!
24-Jun-2005 – Ordinary Club
15-Jul-2005 – Meal at the Fox and Hounds
22-Jul-2005 – Ordinary Club
6-Aug-2005Day Trip to Severn Valley Railway – cost £10.00 – There are limited places so pay a.s.a.p – Send payment to Mary by 30th July.
12-Aug-2005 – Barbecue at Banbury PHAB – cost £3. Please tell Mary if you are going by 30th July. Transport provided.
09-Sep-2005 – Ordinary Club
14-Sep-2005 – Committee Meeting
16-Sep-2005 – Film Night – The Incredibles
23-Sep-2005 – Communication Night– come and learn a few words in a variety of languages.
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30-Sep-2005 – Christmas Tree Making – After the sell-out success of Kathryn’s Christmas trees last year, here is your chance to make your own, as well as making one to sell at the booksale on 22nd October.
autumn phab programme 2005_html_m17ea43c77-Oct-2005 – Beauty & The Beast – Trip to New Theatre – £20
 
14-Oct-2005 – Normal Club
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22-Oct-2005 – Oxfam Book Sale – Phab providing refreshments and crafts – volunteers needed.
28-Oct-2005 – Owl Evening including Supper with Chrissie’s Owls, Woodstock – £10
 
 
4-Nov-2005 – Games Night – a variety of games will be available to play – or bring your own.
11-Nov-2005 – Normal Club (Quiz?)
autumn phab programme 2005_html_1e2cf3a318-Nov-2005 – Bowling at Kassam
 
25-Nov-2005 – Oxford Phab Annual General Meeting
2-Dec-2005 – Karaoke (good practice for next week!)
autumn phab programme 2005_html_m3bc467836-Dec-2005 – Carol Singing in the Westgate Shopping Centre with Jacket Potatoes at Wesley Memorial afterwards.
 
9-Dec-2005 – Christmas Meal Out – £20
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autumn phab programme 2005_html_4db3bb9820-Dec-2005 Wizard of Oz, New Theatre, George Street, Oxford  – £11

Off to Eurodisney !

002After lots of planning and preparation we assembled bright and early at Donnington Social Club to board an accessible coach to go to Eurodisney, in France near Paris, on our second Phab holiday abroad.
010The side lift in use

024At Dover we boarded the cross channel ferry for the trip to Calais.
dscn0615Calais in sight at last – however we did have to go round and round in the Channel for a while before we could dock and board the coach again heading for Paris.
031It was a long day getting there – catching up on sleep was a good way to spend the time.

Programme 2004

These old programme entries are here so prospective new members can see the things we have done in the past, and to bring back memories for those who took part.
3-Jan-2004 – Cats At the New Theatre, Oxford. Tickets (£15) for club members, must be paid for in advance and will be allocated in order of deposits (£5) received.
16-Jan-2004  – Video Evening
23-Jan-2004 – Richard of Wytham – Botley Community Theatre Pantomime at Botley Primary School. 7:30 Tickets (£5) MUST be paid for by Friday 16th Jan.
30-Jan-2004 – Ordinary Club
6-Feb-2004 – Bowling at Bowlplex: Kassam Stadium 7:30 pm. Cost (£5) MUST be paid for by Friday 30th Jan
13-Feb-2004 – Ordinary Club
20-Feb-2004 – Disco at Banbury PHAB. £5 for Disco and Fish and Chip Supper
27-Feb-2004 – Pancakes, please bring something yummy to put on a pancake
5-Mar-2004 – Trip to New Theatre to see Grease. Tickets £16. Money to Mary by 20th Feb
12-Mar-2004 – Ordinary Club
19-Mar-2004 – Donnington Club
26-Mar-2004 – Hobbies and Interests Evening. Bring something to share
27-Mar-2004 – Oxfam Bookfair – help needed for refreshments
2-Apr-2004 – Table Tennis Tournament
9-Apr-2004 – No PHAB – Easter
16-Apr-2004 – No PHAB
23-Apr-2004 – Ordinary Club
30-Apr-2004 – Committee Meeting
7-May-2004 – Bowling at the Kassam Stadium. £5. Please pay Mary by 30th April
14-May-2004 – Disco (to be confirmed)
19-May-2004 (Wednesday) – Chinese meal at EAMAYL. £10 each. Please pay Mary by Friday 14th
21-May-2004 – No PHAB
28-May-2004 – Ordinary Club
4-Jun-2004 – No PHAB
11-Jun-2004 – Ordinary Club (and Karaoke Night)
13-Jun-2004 – Heartbeat Hike – Sponsored Walk in Hyde Park, London
18-Jun-2004 – Danny’s 18th Birthday party
21-Jun-2004 (Monday) – Committee Meeting – 7:30 pm
28-Jun-2004 – Ordinary Club
2-Jul-2004 – Ordinary Club
9-Jul-2004 – Pub Trip – Kings Arms, Sandford on Thames
16-Jul-2004 – BBQ at Helen’s
31-Jul-2004 (Saturday) – Day trip to Bournemouth £5
7-Aug-2004 (Saturday) – >Day trip to Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway £10
21-Aug-2004 (Saturday) – BBQ at Tom’s house – details from Mary
3-Sep-2004 – Ordinary Club
10-Sep-2004 – Ordinary Club and Magic Show by John Crocker from Abingdon PHAB
17-Sep-2004 – Ordinary Club
24-Sep-2004 – Meal at the Mitre, High Street, Oxford 7:30pm. Please let Mary know if you are coming
1-Oct-2004 – Ordinary club and slide show/video of PHAB over the years
8-Oct-2004 – Ordinary club, and cake making
9-Oct-2004 – Cancelled – Refreshements for AfCiC Bookfair. We need cakes and lots of help
15-Oct-2004 – At Donnington Social Club
22-Oct-2004 – Ordinary Club and Cake making
23-Oct-2004 -Refreshments for Oxfam Bookfair We need lots of help and cakes please
29-Oct-2004 – Ordinary Club
5-Nov-2004 – Ordinary Club
12-Nov-2004 – AGM 7:30 pm. This programme is notice of the meeting. Nominations for committee positions should be received in writing by 7:15pm
13-Nov-2004 – Barn Dance at Wesley Memorial. Tickets £4.00
19-Nov-2004 – Bowling at the Kassam Stadium. 7:30pm, please let Mary know if you wish to bowl. Cost £5
26-Nov-2004 – Ordinary Club
27-Nov-2004 – Craft Fair. We will need lots of ideas, crafts to sell, help with stalls and refreshments
3-Dec-2004 – Ordinary Club
10-Dec-2004 – Ordinary Club
17-Dec-2004 – Christmas Party and Disco. £1.50. Please bring party food
 
 
 
 

The Phab Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Phab Twelve Days of Christmas
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On the First Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
A holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Second Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Third Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Fourth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Fifth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Sixth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Seventh Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Eighth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Eight Barbecues
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Ninth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Nine Garden Parties
Eight Barbecues
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Tenth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Ten Fantastic Day trips
Nine Garden Parties
Eight Barbecues
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Eleventh Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Eleven New Friends
Ten Pin Bowling
Nine Garden Parties
Eight Barbecues
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
On the Twelfth Day of Christmas the Phab Club gave to me
Twelve DVD Nights
Eleven New Friends
Ten Pin Bowling
Nine Garden Parties
Eight Barbecues
Seven Disco Nights
Six Karaokes
Five Heartbeat Hikes
Four Book Fayres
Three Theatre Visits
Two meals out
And a holiday to Euro-Disney
Words by Helen, Tune Traditional.