Valentine’s fancy dress competition won by a ghost

Lisson Grove over-50s club crowns an unexpected winner of their Valentine’s Day fancy dress competition

CHARLIE Chaplin, Hawaiian hula girls and the unexpected figure of a ghost all enjoyed Valentine’s celebrations at a Lisson Grove over-50s club this week.

About 50 people wore their finest fancy dress for the event at the club’s weekly meeting at Greenside Community Centre.

Flowers were awarded to the best-dressed attendees – with the ghost (club member Jean Miller) one of four people to claim a prize.

Dolly Cuthbert, 82, who has run the club for five years, said: “It was a lovely event. Everyone was there to have some fun and they all seemed to really enjoy it.


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“There was lots of food for everyone, line dancing, exercises and, of course, bingo which no-one wants to miss out on.”

Last month, Ms Cuthbert won a prestigious Westminster Council Living City award for her work in running the club and organising social events, lunches and monthly trips to the seaside for members.

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Pictured are Carmelita Raven, Aurea Taguiang, Jean Miller (in her Halloween outfit), organiser Dolly Cuthbert and Uink Bui (Charlie Chaplin).

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