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2022 Annual Dinner on Friday 1st April
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Report and photos from David Hislop

The Brue Boys Annual Dinner was held on 1st April at the Mendip Golf Club. Due to the covid pandemic this was the first dinner to be held since 2019 and those that attended thoroughly enjoyed getting together after this enforced break. The evening commenced with a tasty dinner accompanied by a mildly mind-taxing quiz.

David Hislop compèred the evening and introduced the post dinner cabaret comprising talented artistes eager to put on a show. Ian Poynter amused with some Flanders and Swan, David Chambers entertained with his impression of Fagan from “Oliver,” John Longman performed songs from Gershwin and Charlie Chaplin. All of these songs were accompanied by Hilde Senior and David Hislop joined her with his guitar to provide the annual dose of Elvis Presley. Jackie Gingell gave a poem describing her experiences in being a choir wife and groupie followed by Martin Flanagan with his amusing tale of Murphy’s Sick Note and Bob Burns described the skill of baking in song accompanied on guitar by Martin Wride.

An enjoyable evening for all.

Cabaret Photos
MC David Hislop performing
Hilde Senior playing the piano with her usual enthusiasm
Baker Bob Burns accompanied by Martin Wride

Martin Flanagan spins an Irish story
Ian Poynter sings Flanders and Swann
Jackie Gingell recalls life as a Brue Boys WAG in verse

Left: Chairman John Longman singing a Gershwin song



Right: David Chambers aka Fagin

Convivial company at the Mendip Golf Club
Brue Boys and their partners together after missing the 2020 and 2021 events through Covid restrictions
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