Website

Website

Our first website.  We’re ready for growth.

Sewing workshops

Sewing workshops

OCTOBER ’15 Our first half day workshop focussing on sewing – the first of many to come.

Charity of the year – Young Minds UK

Charity of the year – Young Minds UK

SEPTEMBER ’15 After years of raising money, we began our charity of the year chosen by members and raised c£4,500 for Young Minds UK.

Happiness Project

Happiness Project

MARCH ’15 Began the 12 session Happiness Project created by Psychologies magazine – another opportunity to meet and this time to focus on all things happiness.

Skygarden

Skygarden

FEBRUARY ’15 Continuing to explore and love London – a trip to see the views from the recently opened Skygarden.

Colour / Style Day

Colour / Style Day

NOVEMBER ’14 The first of our full day colour / style workshops with Helen from Imagination.

Walking tours

Walking tours

AUGUST 2014 ’01 Our first planned walk around London, with the intention of taking in the sights on a leisurely, friendly stroll.

Parties

Parties

JUNE ’14 From the early days of Ann Summers parties to Stella & Dot parties, we continue to support one another.

Branding

Branding

MAY ’14 After so long of the Girly Gang being a voluntary venture, a hobby, a sideline it was time to make it professional and give it the recognition it deserves.

Pampering

MARCH ’14 Our first proper pampering afternoon full of manicures, pedicures, bubbles and chat.

Networking lunches

Networking lunches

JUN ’13 Our first official business networking lunch to provide open communication, collaboration and support.

Joined Twitter

Joined Twitter

JUNE ’13 We wanted to provide different avenues to reach our members so along came Twitter.

Viva Forever

Viva Forever

JUNE 2013 ’01 Our nights out at the theatre continue with Jun 2013 being a celebration of the Spice Girls.

Book swap

Book swap

MAY ’13 To get us away from our screens and back to old school we had our first Book Swap.

Updated newsletters

Updated newsletters

FEBRUARY 2010 ’01 Consistently sending out a newsletter on the first of each month packed full of information, friendly and inclusive.

Theatre evenings

Theatre evenings

JANUARY ’10 Enjoying the brilliant show Avenue Q having attended many stage performances from Mamma Mia, The Jersey Boys, Take That, Oliver, Wicked to ballet and dance. We love our nights appreciating the arts.

Facebook

Facebook

JUNE ’10 Joined the social media rat race with a closed Facebook group page to encourage active communication and collaboration.

Sponsored Silence

AUGUST ’09 Keeping quiet for Alzheimer’s UK. A whole 24 hours of being quiet – wow, that was difficult. Yet we raised just under £1,000.

Walk the Circle Line

Walk the Circle Line

AUGUST ’06 Our first major fundraiser walking the entire route of London’s Circle Line and including family and friends.

Christmas dinner and dance

Christmas dinner and dance

DECEMBER ’05 Christmas dinner with a little extra extravagance, a traditional roast dinner, crackers and all the trimmings and live music.

Poll dancing classes

Poll dancing classes

NOVEMBER ’04 Finding new ways to keep fit and have fun at the same time.

Spa day

JUNE ’04 Escapism to the country for our first spa day, which was followed by more – in the city plus weekends away.

Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

DECEMBER ’01 We introduced a Secret Santa to our Christmas celebrations.

Weekend in Dorset

Weekend in Dorset

AUGUST ’01 Our convoy took us down to the New Forest for a fruit picking, walk in the country, weekend.

Monthly newsletters

FEBRUARY ’00 We introduced a monthly update newsletter. Not any old email. Instead one where members could contribute with the aim to help one another.

Intimate monthly dinners

FEBRUARY ’97 We introduced intimate dinners to encourage real conversation. Each month a small crowd of friendly women. Each month new friendships formed.

Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Weekend

NOVEMBER ’94 Our first overnight event.  What we thought was going to be a relaxing two nights away in a luxury hotel was an hilarious yet hard working weekend of detective work.

Bow Lane – Pizza

Bow Lane – Pizza

OCTOBER ’94 Our diaries very quickly became regular monthly events & when our favourite pizzeria changed ownership, we began to visit other restaurants each month, starting our dining club.

Sarastro

Sarastro

MAY ’92 Where it all began – in the fun, eclectic restaurant Sarastro, Covent Garden.