Social and Junior Scene

Wilton House Talk by Viv Haxby

The first of a series of talks by fellow Club Member, Viv Haxby.  A fascinating talk about Wilton House perhaps the prettiest of all the stately homes of England and the collection it holds, and the item within the collection that Viv would take ‘if I could just have one thing’.

Join Viv on Roehampton Club’s YouTube for her Wilton House talk

Lockdown IT Clinics with Chris Bray next week

During the current Coronavirus crisis we appreciate that many Members may encounter technical problems with their electronic devices and have no access to anybody to help them with their problems. Chris Bray, fellow Member and our resident iPad guru, has kindly agreed to run a couple of online IT clinics using the video-conferencing tool, Zoom.

Chris will be online for an hour on Monday 20th April (11.00 to 12.00) and Wednesday 22nd April (14.00 to 15.00) to try to answer any questions that you might have.

Simply join the Zoom meeting, either by going to or by using the Zoom App if you have a tablet and click on ‘Join a Meeting’

The Meeting IDs and Passwords are:

Monday 20th April:             Meeting ID: 858-166-540            Password:   658634

Wednesday 22nd April:      Meeting ID: 974-128-058            Password:   076966

Colouring competition

Two lucky winners will receive a prize plus the chance to display their picture in the Roehampton Club Recorder!

To enter, email your entry to with full name and age.
Age groups 6 and Under and 7+

Find a selection of colouring-in sheets here

Writing Competition – Juniors aged 9 to 12 Years Old

Time now to focus on the positive and on the activities that we cannot wait to do once again. Ana challenged all the Juniors 9 to 12 years old) to participate in a writing competition with the following theme: What are you most looking forward to doing at the Club when it reopens? Each story should have between 250 and 500 words (no more). We’ve extended the deadline and entries should be emailed to by Friday 24th April.

Marc Newey – Chief Executive, Helen Bolt – Marketing and Membership Manager and Nicki Davis – Operations Manager (F&B and Events), will be the judges and the results will be presented in the upcoming Recorder on Thursday 30th April.

We look forward to hearing from you and reading your stories.

Love Hedgehogs

In lieu of the programmed ‘love hedgehogs’ workshop later this month, we hope you will enjoy reading our piece all about hedgehogs. Learn how you can make a hedgehog house at home and look after these amazing hedgehogs. Suitable for children and adults of all ages.

Read all about hedgehogs and how to love them 

Audio walks through Putney

Why not combine your permitted daily outdoor exercise with learning about your neighbourhood.  Care of Wandsworth Borough Council there are numerous audio walks to free to download and enjoy including a wonderful dramatised history of Putney, based on the novel Buried Alive by Arnold Bennett. If you are in self isolation, they are interesting just to listen to – pick your favourite for when you are can get out again.

Interesting Internet

Interesting internet with items for staying in …

Time Out In
Royal Opera House
Joe Wicks PE
Roehampton Club YouTube
Draw with Rob Biddulph
Shakespeare’s Globe
National Theatre At Home

Member to Member Support

This is just a reminder that if you require help with tasks such as shopping or collecting a prescription, or would simply like to know that there is a fellow Club member living nearby that you can contact if you need to, please contact the Membership Team at

Nicki Davis  |  Operations Manager, Food/Beverage and Events