February, 2023

6th February - Board Games Night

The two big tables in the alcoves, and one in the centre of the pub, were taken over by the board gamers. They were playing a range of popular and also new games hosted by local games inventor, Simon. This occurs on the first Monday of the month. All are welcome to these events.

Board Games Night at The Swan.

8th February - Quiz Night

A packed house enjoyed another brain testing quiz courtesy of quizmaster Martin. Congratulations to the winning team, Three Little Pigs, and to Peter Fletcher who had the winning raffle ticket and claimed his prize, a packet of crisps. This means that the jackpot rolls over again and will be a staggering £70.

Three Little Pigs with Peter Clifford, FOTS
Peter Fletcher with Ian Birch, FOTS.

15th February - Painting Class

Every Wednesday there is a Painting and Drawing class hosted by Dean, a professional artist. The classes vary from 4 to 10 people of mixed abilities, with Dean there to encourage and coach the budding artists. Those that attend thoroughly enjoy and recommend it. Classes are usually in six week blocks but you can try one out to get the feel for it.

The first intake of 2023 enjoying paiting.
Artists painting with water colours.

As the concentration levels are high, we do not like to interrupt the classes for photos. These are some rare ones of class in action. Do you fancy it? Please do get in touch.

21st February - Swan Support

Friends of The Swan met with volunteers from our new Community Charity, Swan Support to explore ideas on how we can work together during the year ahead.

The two teams outside The Coach House The two teams outside The Main Gates
Wendy Hermon, Swan Support with our own Trudy Lowe, FOTS

22nd February - Quiz Night

Another tough night for our 56 quizzers with questions set by our host, Martin Payne. Winners this week were 'Just The Two Of Us', previous winners as a trio. The rollover wasn't won, but Delia Norton won a pint of beer. Next rollover will be £80;

Quiz Master, Martin Payne
Just The Two of Us with Peter Clifford, FOTS
Delia Norton with Ian Birch, FOTS

23rd February - Bingo Night

At the welcome return of our popular bingo, a packed Coach House were poised with their dabbers and Bill generously donated his jackpot prize to the renovations fund - thanks Bill! Keep 'em peeled for more sessions, coming soon!

Bingo Caller, Richard Allen, explaining the rules.
A packed Coach House full of Bingo players.
Table of very happy Bingo ladies.
The Coach House full of players.
The moment Big Bill one the big prize - and then donated it.

24th February - Coffee Morning

Support for the 2023 Community Charity, Swan Support, got off to a high flyer with the first coffee morning on their behalf raising the amazing total of £400! Sincere thanks to all those who supported the event. See you again on Fri 31 Mar.

Friends of The Swan and the Swan Support team.
The delicious home baking covering a table.
A busy pub with people, some regulars, some new.
Another picture of the two teams with the cake table close by.
More supporters in the pub.
A great chance to meet friends and chat.

The Windsor & Eton Express produced an article celebrating the coffee morning. This is an image of the newspaper article and we aknowledge that it is their copyright.

Windsor and Eton Express, 3rd March 2023

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