whist drive


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whist drive

a social gathering where whist is played; the winners of each hand move to different tables to play the losers of the previous hand
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The court heard that Tyler, a WRVS worker in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, had been driving her friend Margaret Thomas in a Vauxhall Astra to the Marianglas whist drive when the accident happened on the A5025 at 6.
So long as I steer well clear of whist drives and British Gas.
Maybe every Saturdays, like 'Give us a clue', 'Win Loose or Draw', telematches, whist drive, etc.
The judge was told the pensioner, who had driven for 52 years without incident, was going to a whist drive last October.
30pm, followed by a whist drive on September 8 from 2pm - 4pm, a beetle drive on September 10 from 7.
All that goes on in the hall are parish and WI meetings, toddler groups and a whist drive.
Polar Scout, who has been none too lucky, came from behind to beat Sir Talbot in the handicap chase, while Versus got off the mark at the fifth attempt by beating Whist Drive in the long-distance novices' hurdle.
The annual treat, organised by Ernie Williams, included a whist drive and entertainment Preparing the tables for Parkwood Methodist Church old people's treat were (from left) Mrs Joan Williams, Mrs Enid Coulson and Mrs Barbara |Reeves.
West Kirby WHIST Drive this and every Thursday, from 7.
At the top of the left hand page we see a whist drive in progress at the Industrial Orthopaedic Hospital's dance at the Dorman Hall, Middlesbrough while next to it is a picture taken at a fancy "old fashioned" dress party held by the Middlesbrough Women's Conservative Association, also at the Dorman Hall.
As a member of St Anne's Church I can remember the whist drive groups that met each week in the school; as well as the many jumble sales and bazaars where many a bargain was to be found.
CARD SHARP: Whist drive at Coventry Coachmakers on Monday