The December meeting included a Christmas lunch, arranged by social secretary Edna Plimley-Rodriguez.

At the January meeting, in St Ambrose hall, Kidderminster, a cake was presented to Betty Snell to mark her 80th birthday.

The evening's speaker, Sylvia Sheldon, illustrated her talk on "Through the seasons" with slides.

She later judged the competition, which was won by Mark Clarke.

The February 15 speaker will be the group's secretary, Dorothy White, who will talk about "Old Kidderminster".

New members and visitors will be welcome to the meeting at 10.15am.

For further information telephone chairman Audrey Spells on 01562 66659, or Mrs White on 01562 754846.