Confusion, consternation and plain anger tonight across the leafy suburbs of Bristol as the news comes in that the Bristol and South Gloucestershire Conservative Association’s events listing website is down.
Fear not. As part of the Bristol Blogger’s political inclusion remit we are happy to list those forthcoming Conservative events in full:
Stoke Bishop Tea Club
Monday February 18 2008
Stoke Bishop Village Hall
Guest Speaker: Mr Mike Brayley of the Rotary Club of Nailsea and Backwell
Contact: Noreen Billingham
Bunter Eddy’s Pie Club
Thursday March 16, 6.00pm
The Grand Lodge of the Church of the Latter Day Tories, Headley Park, Bristol.
Bunter’s monster monthly pie scoffing social. This month features a world exclusive with the official unveiling of the latest Pieminister pie aimed firmly at the mass frozen foods market – “The Bunter” (it’s full of shit!)
Guest Speaker: Major General Sir Bernard J Rufton Bufton Tufton, Esquire (Retd), MA (cantab), MBE (Hons), CBE, M.Phil, BBC, CBGB, OMG, HTML, WTF, LSD will talk at great length on “Me and my gollies”
The James Barlow Lectures
Cabot District Girl Guide Hut, Westbury on Trym
The Chairman of Bristol West Constituency Conservative Party and leading local Conservative thinker presents an exclusive set of policy-related lectures. Not to be missed!
1 March 2008: Are a team of 200 Chinese coolies with rickshaws the solution to Bristol’s transport problems?
15 March 2008: The European Council of Ministers: they eat babies
22 March 2008: Is taxation the real cause of global warming?
These lectures are all FREE and are funded by SWRDA’s Sustainable Futures Policy Fund for the Promotion of Community Involvement in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Equality for All Diversity Challenge Fund and the Home Office’s Social Cohesion Quality Award Scheme for Inclusive Communities.
Annual Dennis Thatcher Memorial Golfing Day
Thursday 23 March 2008
Early start as usual. This year’s gin breakfast will be kindly hosted by Sid and Doris Bonkers in their garden shed, Sea Mills.
Golf clubs optional bring your own Gin!
Conservative Future’s Nazi Theme Ball featuring the Big Prize Herman Goering Look-a-like Contest
Friday March 21 2008
The Bristol University Vomitorium
£10 a ticket
Authentic costumes and top notch Nazi regalia available to rent at very reasonable rates. Contact Dennis Burn c/o Society of Merchant Venturers
Ordinary Dave’s Let’s Make the World a Greener Place Bristol to Bath Charity Cycle Ride
Sunday 16 March 2008
Join your fellow local Conservatives and help make the world a better place by cycling from Bristol to Bath.
For further details and the exact meeting place, please call Barbara Lewis at the end of next week when she hopes to have found out where the Bristol and Bath Railway Path actually is.
(That’s enough Bristol Conservative Events, Ed)