LUCIA Garden Party

A wonderful Garden Party was enjoyed by all the LUCIA team and their guests when  Sylvia was presented with the British Empire Medal. The Honour was presented by The Lord Lieutenant Paul Sabapathy CBE in the presence of The Mayor of Solihull and his wife the Mayoress. The medal is in recognition of, and a tribute to,…

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A walk on the Clent Hills

Last month trustee Anne Brazier arranged a wonderful walk on the Clent Hills to see the bluebells: “We had a great bluebell walk on Sunday.  The bluebells have been late flowering this year but we timed it just right as they were in full bloom and we all enjoyed seeing the Clent Hills carpeted in…

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Great Library Bake-Off!

Last week library staff at the University of Birmingham donned their aprons and took part in the Great Library Bake Off! From carrot cake to gateaux, macarons to lamingtons, staff members produced some wonderful baked delights for their colleagues to taste and rate. After plenty of sampling, Amanda Lawrance was crowned Star Baker and walked…

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LUCIA Summer ball

On Friday 20th July we all donned our gladrags to attend the most glamorous night in our social calendars…that’s right, the LUCIA Summer Ball! It was a wonderful night full of good food, wine, and music, and over £1100 was raised for the Saria School Library project. A school/library theme pervaded the evening, with literary…

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