Bexhill Rotary Club enjoys a trip around the world with Tea Party

Rotary Tea Party SUS-160711-092454001
Rotary Tea Party SUS-160711-092454001

Eighty guests of Bexhill Rotary Club and the East Sussex Association for the Blind enjoyed a musical journey around the world at the Bexhill Rotary Annual Tea Party at St Augustines Hall on Friday afternoon.

The proceedings were opened by the Mayor of Bexhill, Councillor Simon Elford who attended with the Mayoress and by the President of Bexhill Rotary Club, Mr Geoff Longmire.

Stephen White, from Bexhill Rotary, said: “A jolly crowd of older Bexhill residents sipped a welcoming glass of sherry as versatile entertainer Bing Lyle took them on a musical tour with piano accordion.

“He enthralled listeners with an extensive repertoire of tunes from around the world and soon had them joining in with the well known songs and even with the choruses of some new ones. This was followed by a tea of sandwiches, sausage rolls and cakes served by members of St Richards Catholic College Interact Club (a junior branch of the Rotary Club) and prepared by the Rotary Club wives and partners.

“The afternoon was rounded off with a Karaoke session introduced, in his inimitable style by Rotarian Graham Dawson. The St Richards pupils demonstrated their own singing skills with a rendition of ‘Delilah’ and the Mayor thanked everyone for a wonderful afternoon.”

Anyone interested in the activities or of joining the Rotary Club can look at our website or contact the secretary,Brian Cope on 01424 732895.

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