Monday, 15 September 2014


The August BAM monthly lunch was held at the Andana restaurant on 28th August. Many thanks go to Norma, Mary and Violette for arranging/organising an excellent event with a special menu.

The BAM AGM will take place, in the library, at the San Cristobal Hotel on Wednesday, 17th September at 12:00. All current BAM committee members will resign from their positions, although it is believed all are prepared, if nominated, to stand for another term. Any BAM member is eligible for election to the committee provided a nomination is received by the BAM Secretary, Joan, 952835947 by the 3rd of September. Election of the new committee will take place during the AGM.

A lunch will be held at 13:00 in the San Cristobal restaurant immediately after the AGM.

Reminder, BAM yearly subscription, 2014-15, of €12 was due from 1st September, so please pay on or before the AGM. Angret will be available to take your subscription at the San Cristobal Hotel on Wednesday, 17th September at 11:45. Only fully paid-up members can attend the AGM.

  • Further BAM monthly lunches are being planned for 2014; 

  • The September lunch is to be incorporated with the Malaga trip planned for Saturday 4th October.

  • The October lunch is to be incorporated with a visit to ASPANDEM.

  • The November lunch will be held at the El Capitan.

  • The December lunch will be the Christmas Special, yet to be arranged.

The Committee is arranging a trip to Malaga on 4th October., to include the English Cemetery and Glass Museum and a possible visit to the new port area. The minibus will leave the centre of Marbella at 09:00 and return at about 18:00. The fare for the return trip will be €20; entry to the English Cemetery is €3(€2 for those 65 and over) and for the Glass Museum is €5(€3 for those 65 and over). Contact Joan, 952835947 by 10th September to book and pay for your seat on the bus.

It is planned to stop in Merced Plaza for lunch where there is a choice of 12 different eating places for individuals to choose. For those who want an extra walk, the Roman Ruins are only 200/300 metres from the Plaza.

The trip to ASPANDEM is being arranged by Fran. More information and transport details will be supplied later. It is envisaged that the contribution for lunch, will not exceed €15. No detail on transport costs are known at this time. Contact Joan, 952835947, by 1st October if you want to attend.

Many thanks are given to Eva, who is currently developing a special BAM leaflet and has created and constantly updates a website and Facebook entry for BAM. See, 

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