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Geoff Havard

Geoff has been Tanglewood Monday Club's team leader since 1971 and has over 50 years experience.

Helen Chisholm 1940 – 2021

I have some sad news about former club helper Helen.  she passed away on Tuesday July 21st aged 81 having been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Helen moved to South Wales in 2006 but she used to live in Southdown Crescent South…

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021

We at Tanglewood extend our heartfelt sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen, and members of the royal family. I have personally met the prince consort twice, the first time was when Julie and I were invited to a garden party…

Presentation in memory of Chirag

Tanglewood recently made a presentation to the parents of Chirag Kunverji who we lost at the end of January. I chose a suitable photograph of Chirag and ordered a personalised Crystal art.  When it arrived myself, Karen, Paul and club helper…

Up close with Reptiles

We had a great virtual club night on Zoom with a presentation by James Warne who owns Essex Reptiles.  It was a fantastic hour-long demonstration all about various reptiles, some of which are pictured here including a Milk snake, Tarantula…

Marlene Sladen

A dear friend of Tanglewood Marlene Sladen died on March 10th after a long illness. Some of you may remember Marlene from her time at Harrow Mencap. Marlene joined that organisation in 1986 as a development officer and ended up…

Christian Allen 1960-2021

Christian was born on 30th November 1960 and joined Tanglewood on 31st January 2005 but due to ill health his attendance was only 64% and his last club was on 8th June 2019.  Christian had been in and out of…

Chirag Kunverji 1989 – 2021

Chirag joined Tanglewood on 30th Nov. 2015 and he instantly became everybody’s friend – he was that sort of person – you just couldn’t help but like him. He was such a gentleman and a loving caring person.  During that short…

Chirag Kunverji 1989 – 2021

I have received devastating news that Chirag passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Sunday 31st January, he was just 31 years old. To say Chirag was a popular club member is a massive understatement –…