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Geoff Havard

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

It’s a Baby Girl For Vicky!

Club helper Vicky gave birth to a baby daughter, Harper Rose, on Sunday evening Sept. 19th She weighed in at 6lb 12oz.  This is the first time a serving club helper has given birth in almost 56 years the club has been…

Karen’s 40th birthday party

Karen celebrated her 40th birthday on August 11th. Normally we would have had a big party for her at club but these are not normal times so we had to settle for a party in our garden with a limited…

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…