Who is it for?
The Probus Club of Meltham, founded in February 1975, is open to men who are retired or semi-retired.
What does it cost?
Membership is £15 per annum (pro rata if joining part way through the year), with a £5 joining fee.
Meetings are free. Visitors can attend two meetings for free before joining.
Where and when do we meet?
Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month,
starting at 10:30am at the Liberal Club, Wessenden Head Road, Meltham.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are available prior to the meeting at the modest fee of 50p.
What do we do?
Each meeting has a speaker whose varied topics have included:-
- a 3-part Journey Through Africa
- the Fire and Re-building of Windsor Castle,
- West Riding WoodCarvers
- Plastic Fantastic
- the Secret Life of Charles Dickens
- Queen Victoria - Some Surprising Facts and Lesser Known Facts.
In fact, something for everybody.
Events and trips
There are also events organised - there have been visits to the National Memorial Arboretum, the National Space Centre, trips on the Mersey. There is an annual a bowling competition with guests from local Probus clubs.
Four meals, two formal and two informal buffets, are held throughout the year.
If nothing else, it gets you out from under her feet!