Spice Yorkshire News Feed


2017 Event Feedback

Jan 01, 2018

We love to read your feedback. Here are some of the comments you made on some of our 2017 events...

Spice New Year's Eve Party at Jurys Inn Sheffield - 31st December 2017

Lovely chilled out party, food was lovely especially the cajun chicken, music was brilliant. Really enjoyed it - and the bubbly at midnight was a really nice touch.

Overall an enjoyable evening l would go again.

Great event - all those who didn't book missed out

New Year Break in London- 30th December 2017 - 1st January 2018

This was a fabulous trip and a wonderful experience of being on the Thames at night seeing all the historic landmarks lit up.The disco and buffet was great and people were up dancing all night.Diane the coordinator was really good and explained everything and advised re tube fayres etc. The fireworks were magnificant and standing on deck with everyone watching them will be memorable. The cruise itself gives you loads of time on the Thames and the DJ was really professional- not cheesy ha and catered for all tastes. Would really recommend this trip.

New Year Walking Weekend in Derbyshire - 29th-31st December 2017

Having the spa facility at the hotel was great. The gala dinner was very good. Walkwise are very good at what they do - friendly, considerate and fun.

Spice Curry Club visits Shabab Leeds - 29th December 2017

Great food and amazing naan breads!

Christmas Alpaca Trek - 27th December 2017

Enjoyed speaking with the hosts, getting to know the different personalities of the alpacas and chatting with others in the group.

Ramble: Pendle Hill Boxing Day Blowout - 26th December 2017

To sum up, a very good, well organized hill walk. The people were very sociable.

Spice National Christmas Break in Chester - 24th-27th December 2017

A great way to spend Christmas. Lauren is a great host who makes everyone feel very welcome. There were things to do or you could do your own. The gym and spa were a real bonus.

The staff in the hotel were so lovely. Fantastic break in a really lovely spa hotel.

Another great Christmas with Spice. Enjoyed everything about it and getting a pub to open an hour early whilst we were mid-way through our Christmas Day stroll was the icing on the cake!

Great Christmas again with Spice, met old and new friends. Laughed a lot and had lots of fun

Christmas Lunch at The Harrogate Brasserie - 23rd December 2017

Lovely restaurant great staff Lovely welcome from Jill and Jonathan as usual.

Santa's Shuffle at Millhouses Gastro Pub, Sheffield - 21st December 2017

Enjoyable social evening out in a new venue, with nice food, and a 'surprise' Christmas gift swap.

Huddersfield Christmas Meal at The Canton Chef - 21st December 2017

The food was very nice when it arrived. As usual, the group were great and it was another enjoyable evening.

Spice Yorkshire Christmas Party - 16th December 2017

Enjoyable relaxed atmosphere.

Very well organised and very enjoyable. Maybe find a hotel with a larger dance floor next year. A can let you know of one or two!

As ever another fab Spice party!

Christmas Luxury Weekend in Norfolk- 15th-17th December 2017

Its a very long drive to get to Hopton on sea but worth it for the great time you have when you get there. There is something for everyone happening throughout the day and into the following morning. The shows on the Friday and Saturday night were amazing. Food and staff were great. Will definitely make the trip again.

York Christmas Meal at The Lime House restaurant- 12th December 2017

Overall, I found this event well organized, the restaurant was a nice place, with good service and everyone at the Spice group were very friendly. This was my first time with Spice and, going on this event, I would recommend Spice.

Christmas Jumper Pub Crawl in Sheffield - 9th December 2017

Impressed by the thought that had gone into the route planning and pub choices.

Club Night at The White Swan in Leeds - 9th December 2017

Spice is great!

Beverley Friary and Festival of Christmas Weekend - 8th-10th December 2017

A great weekend . Ideal venue for short break , Loads to see and do in Beverley ,thank you for organising a great weekend , lovely start to Christmas.

Even though the weather was cold on our weekend, there was no shortage of things to do in and around Beverley town centre, right on the doorstep of the Friary.

Unique location lovely food great hospitality

The venue and good company and a fun weekend

This was the perfect weekend in the lead up to Christmas. A lovely setting within easy walking distance of all the lovely things which Beverley has to offer. Lovely hosts who helped to make everyone feel relaxed and for the group to gel together. All in all a great weekend with lovely Christmas music and a fantastic and varied buffet On the Saturday night.

The buffet on the Saturday night was great - good choice and amount of food. I would recommend this event as it's a nice relaxed weekend where you can join in as much or as little as you like. The hostel is situated right in the middle of Beverley and everything you need is in walking distance. The guided walk was a great introduction and gave us some good ideas for exploring by ourselves. Oh, and if you like cosy pubs, there is plenty of choice in Beverley!

Great pub meal on the Friday and interesting walking tour on Saturday. Another great weekend away and an introduction to Beverley.

Ten Pin Pyramid in Leeds - 7th December 2017

As I always say the Members always make the Event and though we were small in number it was a lovely way to round off the year.

Xmas Quiz in Sheffield - 6th December 2017

I always enjoy the Christmas quiz I have a good time and enjoy meeting the good friends.

Xmas Quiz in Leeds - 6th December 2017

brilliant organisation and yummy mince pies, thank you.

Theatre: Vicar of Dibley 2 in Halifax - 5th December 2017

A really great night, the actors do so well to say its not their day job, we even got carols in the bar beforehand.

It was good fun.

Sheffield Ten Pin Pyramid - 4th December 2017

I really was surprised how much fun this format of bowling was!

Spice Dines Chinese at Maxis Leeds - 2nd December 2017

The food was great and there was plenty of it, with being on one table we were all able to chat.

Jacobean Mansion Christmas Party Weekend, Staffordshire - 1st-3rd December 2017

I really enjoyed the whole event I thought it was excellent value for money. I liked the fact we could bring our own alcohol and I thought the food was really nice, the hot drinks and snack available were also great. I enjoyed the workshops available and I am happy I now have a momentum to remind of the weekend. All the Spice members of staff were warm, friendly and welcoming and I would definately book this event again. Thank you.

This was my second year at this event and it was fantastic. I was able to meet up with friends I made last year as well as making new ones this year. Lauren and her team of helpers worked tirelessly throughout the weekend to make sure everyone was fed and watered, that there are varied activities to keep everyone entertained and that everything ran to plan. I stayed at Ingestre Hall a couple of times as a child and I think there's something special about the place and this weekend that helps to release the inner child in all who enter into the spirit of the weekend. A big thank you to Lauren and her team of helpers!

Mini Golf and Supper at Roxy Ball Room Leeds - 29th November 2017

Yep great evening , Good private room so could hear conversations after away from bar , Good fun event , nice to do activity before eating.

Really enjoyed doing something a little different. It was really good fun. Very organised all way through, teams allocated for us on arrival, supper was good and nice atmosphere

Showtime and Lunch at Bibis Leeds - 21st November 2017

The afternoon was fantastic and a great way to spend a Sunday.

Great food in a distinctive restaurant with great people, and good music what more can you ask for.

Dinner Shuffle at The Lock Leeds - 21st November 2017

Venue great, lovely private area so could hear the conversations over dinner, great view of canal etc , def do this venue again , food also very fresh and presented well.

Murder Mystery at Mercure Leeds - 18th November 2017

Last one was good and this was the same can't wait for the next!

Really fab night, would never have guessed who did it but then did it matter? Great disco after and we partied the night away.

Afternoon Tea at York Hilton - 12th November 2017

Very good value for a tea in York Food good quality and staff very helpful and attentive.

Peak District Walk: Chatsworth Park Autumnal Walk - 12th November 2017

Great views, great weather, great people - so a very enjoyable day. Steve was very personable and managed the 'herding cats' exercise of getting all 27 odd of us round the walk with aplomb. The pub that we went to for drink/meal was very nice and food was good. The Sunday Lunch portions were huge!

Spice Dines Turkish at Istanbul Bar and Restaurant Harrogate - 9th November 2017

Good event - would go to this or any other food related event in Harrogate at the drop of a hat.

Snakes and Ladders Quiz Leeds - 8th November 2017

A great night out.

Very organised with the questions, answers and marking . It runs very smoothly

Sheffield Ten Pin Pyramid - 6th November 2017

Inclusive even if you are not great at bowling. Paul was very enthusiastic and provided a small reward/prize.

Big Breakfast and Canal Walk from Brighouse to Elland and back - 5th November 2017

Another fantastic breakfast and stroll hosted by Karen. After living 'local' for over 10 years, I'd not realised there was such a great towpath walk on my doorstep!

A lovely social stroll up the Calder Valley canal, Spice once again booked perfect weather for it.

Ramble: Cat and Fiddle - 5th November 2017

Good to see a part of the Peak District I don't know well.

Saturday Shuffle at Jamie's Italian, Leeds - 4th November 2017

Great social night out. Friendly welcome as always and met a few new people which is always nice.

Ideal opportunity to try Jamie's restaurant.

Fun night with great company!

Manhunt Detective Game in Sheffield - 4th November 2017

Very enjoyable better than l expected and hope to take part in similar type of events.l also enjoyed being with the people in the group. All in all a good day.

Winter Warmer Bonfire Weekend, Stainforth, North Yorkshire - 3rd-5th November 2017

BRILLIANT WEEKEND, THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THE WHOLE EVENT.

I have just returned home from my first Spice event which was without doubt one of the best weekends away from home I have ever had. And I would like to thank all the very friendly people i met on this great short break for all their help and advice and it was not long before they made me and my small dog feel at ease and we started to really enjoy this wonderful Winter weekend at beautiful Stainforth, Yorkshire Dales. I can't wait to book my next Spice weekend very soon.

Great weekend and well organised meals.

Ballachulish Weekend - 3rd-5th November 2017

Beautiful location.Excellent accommodation with stunning views.High standard hotel.Loved the pool and sauna. Definitely recommend.Walks good pathways ,no mud.Perfect for leisurely walks.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds - 2nd November 2017

A great night out. Peter and I felt we had a good evenings bowling.

Club Night in Sheffield - 28th October 2017

good opportunity to socialise and also chat about other events.

l felt the venue was better than previous ones easy to socialise ,could sit down or stand,could easily move about to talk to people.music was not too loud so could hear people better.enjoyed the evening.

Workshop: Style - 22nd October 2017

Well structured session. Good warm supportive atmosphere and interesting examples. Nice lunch! Good size of group. Easy access from motorway.

Curling Night in Sheffield - 21st October 2017

Good event to get to know new people.

Quite quickly get to grips with the technique of getting the stones correct distance, then you just need to work on the direction lol. Fun evening, even the brushing is good fun. Once you've mastered it the tactics come in to play :-) Would do it again and definitely recommend it.

It was friendly group and just a fun evening.

City of Culture Weekend in Hull - 20th-22nd October 2017

This was a really good weekend. The hotel was in great location. Hull is a very interesting place, but 2 nights wasn't really enough time to see everything. I would like to do another weekend there.

Dinner Shuffle at Ego Sheffield - 19th October 2017

This is a good venue and food was excellent & I met some lovely people.

The dinner shuffles are always enjoyable events, with the opportunity to socialise over nice food and drink. Ego is a good restaurant - been there before with Spice, and always worth revisiting.

Good restaurant, convenient central location - and the event was well organised. There was also the opportunity to go on to a nearby bar afterwards for a drink, for those of us who wished to. Well run by the coordinator (Paul).

Pie Night at The Sportsman Huddersfield - 19th October 2017

Another great night out and what can be better than a pie and a pint! Good food and good company yet again.

Everyone loves a good pie and these pies were really good, fun night with great company.

Dinner Shuffle at Bar 166 Horsforth - 17th October 2017

This venue is always good , hope you book it again.

Sunday Brunch at Cafe des Amis Sheffield - 15th October 2017

Hassle free as everything was organised really well. Lovely relaxed venue & good quality food as well as very nice company for my first event.

The food was delicious and there were loads of vegetarian dishes to choose from. I would like to go there again.

History Tour and Cream Tea at Hazlewood Castle - 14th October 2017

Even though not the best tour still enjoyed the event, and the additional information provided by Jonathan was great.

nice place.

Horse Lovers Weekend, National Stud and Newmarket - 13th-15th October 2017

The stud was very interesting and I learned about things I had no idea about.

Around the World Quiz West Yorkshire - 11th October 2017

Just an enjoyable night out all round.

Around the World Quiz South Yorkshire - 11th October 2017

The Round The World Quiz is one of my favourites .Paul is a good Quiz Master.

I always have fun at quiz night events seeing Old and New friends.Cavells is in the city centre and easy to find and have friendly staff.

York Cat Trail and Meal - 8th October 2017

Great to look at the city in a different way and notice new things. Enjoyed the meal and the company of other Spice members.

A fun afternoon. A bit different. A great way to discover York if you do not live there. Very social at the end eating and drinking!

Marsden Jazz Festival - 7th October 2017

Good day with good music, good company and nice food. Met some new people which is always enjoyable.

Really fun afternoon. Lots going on and a real mix of music. Shame the sunshine couldn't be booked, but we didn't let that bother us as there are plenty of places to keep dry in!

The variety of music was super, all labelled as jazz but something for everyone. A small rural town invaded by jazz and music what could be better. A lovely day out.

Leeds Light Night - 6th October 2017

Very organized.

The co-ordinators put a lot of thought into working out a route & keeping us to time.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds - 5th October 2017

Bowling always a great night , I like the way the teams are always mixed up.

Allocated teams makes it easy and less embarrassing than having to choose a partner. Also makes it fair to change every week and enables you to meet new people.

A great night out.

Kayaking on the Leeds Liverpool Canal at Rodley - 1st October 2017

Good fun, lots to learn, as a taster session leaves you wanting to explore other opportunities to develop skills further.

Great fun new event to try , patient instructor made it all stress free , lovely to be on the canal, I spent a lot of time in the reeds with the swans but got out ! Thanks eddie.

Emmerdale Studio Experience Tour - 30th September 2017

It was a really great experience. A must do event for any Emmerdale fan.

What a fantastic tour, there was animation, sets, props, special effects, costumes and plenty of old footage to watch. We even saw Annie Sugdens apron! The tour started with clips from its 45 years of being on air, although I missed Amos Brealey in the Woolpack, then moved to the script writing, costumes, props and to look at a couple of real sets. We tried our hand at acting and also editing, I won't be giving up my day job. The tour guide really made the tour by giving a very humorous commentary in each section. A really worthwhile visit for Emmerdale fans and also for those interested in TV and how soaps are produced.

Spice Curry Club visits Aagrah Wakefield - 29th September 2017

Lovely food and entertaining company.

A lovely array of different dishes and sundries a lovely Friday curry club night.

Night at The Museum Bradford - 28th September 2017

Good to go to an event that mixes social event with learning something new , Good idea to go to the museum for this one off exhibition.

Stroll and Sunday Lunch at Golcar Lily - 24th September 2017

Good company and nice food - met some new people.

Karen was lovely and mms made everyone feel welcome.

Spice Dines Armenian at Lost Property Huddersfield - 21st September 2017

Lovely food , friendly host.

Good company, good food, nice venue staff.

Lovely food and a great friendly atmosphere.

The food is really lovely and the owner can't do enough to make you welcome. We just needed another 4 people to fill the restaurant!

this restaurant is a hidden treasure with quite unique and really tasty food

Dinner Shuffle at Brasserie Blanc Leeds - 19th September 2017

Christines dinner shuffles always a great night out, always well organised, and looks after everyone.

Grassington 1940s Bunk Barn Weekend - 15th-17th September 2017

Lovely location great facilities lovely company and food. Excellent value.the 1940's event was great too.

The venue, the food/drink, the sociability of those in attendance, the village activities, general friendliness of all. Fabulous weekend.

Excellent weekend away Lauren was excellent good food good company and the weather was excellent.

Mid-Week Treat at Go Down York - 13th September 2017

Lovely food as always. The chef came out and was watching the customers eating. He knows he is a good cook and proud.

Saturday Shuffle at Wagamama Sheffield - 9th September 2017

A value for money meal, in town, on a Saturday night.

Sailing, Swimming and Snorkelling Weekend in Malta - 8th-10th September 2017

Great weekend. I am new to sailing and after this weekend, want to do lots more. Our hosts Steven and Mary were amazing, they made the weekend fun and their knowledge of Malta meant that the restaurants we went to in the evening were all amazing. The trip allows you to truly appreciate what a great place Malta is, from its scenery, warm swimming water, friendly people to the great food. This is certainly a must do event!

National Murder Mystery Luxury Hotel - 8th-10th September 2017

It was good fun.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds - 7th September 2017

A great night out

Always a great fun night out

Millionaire Quiz West Yorkshire - 6th September 2017

Quiz night is our favourite night of the month. A great bunch of people attend, who make everyone feel welcome. Newcomers soon feel relaxed and part of the gang. Fun, entertaining and often enlightening. Jonathan and Jill make it work so very well.

A nice evening out. Looking forward to more Quiz Nights in the future

It was a good laugh and a good night out.

Peak District Walk: Bakewell and Ashford in the Water - 3rd September 2017

the attendence was higher the expected it was enjoyable event i liked the optio of a drink after

The Spice Yorkshire End of Summer 70s Party - 2nd September 2017

Had an amazing night. Thank you Spice Yorkshire.

Jonathon and Jill worked very hard it was a great night . I liked that the money went to charity

We had an excellent evening. Great value for money and an ideal venue. The buffet was delicious, with good variety and plenty of it.

The fun of it all - the food was really good too. I was dreading the rooms but they were fine - great value for money - thank you

Zipworld Velocity - 2nd September 2017

Just the most amazing experience, not scary, honestly, it is just fabulous fun

Peak District Walk: Parkhouse Hill - 28th August 2017

Thanks to Mick and Steve for putting this walk on specially for us as we couldn't make it in July. It was a really good day, it's a beautiful area of the peak district and we were lucky with the weather. Started with breakfast at the cafe and ended with ice cream and cake – perfect!

Scarborough YHA August Bank Holiday Social Weekend - 25th-28th August 2017

Super YHA well equipped and in a lovely location, fantastic social weekend with plenty to do for those who didn't want to walk. A proper weekend at the seaside!

Back from an amazing and relaxing weekend. Blessed with lovely weather and great company. Scarborough offers plenty to do whether you like serious walking or strolling on the prom with an ice cream. Or maybe indulging in fish & chips and a pint in the pub! Proper traditional seaside fun was enjoyed in bucket-loads!

This was a well orgainsed, friendly event, with a lot of variety and choice. It was an all-round great weekend, and reminded me how much I love being a part of Spice

The youth hostel was the perfect setting for a really great weekend, beautiful weather, Karen was very welcoming and helpful. She worked very hard at organising (and doing most of ) the cooking. This was my first Spice event so I did not know what to expect, but everyone one was very friendly and the walks were lovely. I would recomend this weekend and will be booking more now.

Edinburgh Festival Weekend Weekend - 25th-28th August 2017

A great weekend, need to prepare for a lot of walking around Edinburgh getting from venue to venue and back to the halls.

Apart from the meal before the tattoo the whole weekend was absolutely fantastic I would recommend it to anyone, thank you Jamie and Mark

Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream in Sheffield - 24th August 2017

This was probably the best production we have seen so far from the Pantaloons, they gave a fantastic twist to a Shakespeares much loved comedy. I would certainly go and see this group again. Spice even managed to book the weather too!

Even though it can get cold (just wrap up well) there is something magical about eating/drinking a picnic whilst watching a play performed in an outdoor setting. Brilliant!

Tennis Evening at Brighouse - 23rd August 2017

It was free! And we had a get together at a great pub afterwards! Really good evening. Could have played longer! Would have been willing to pay for this event :-)

Another fun evening attempting to play tennis! Everyone had a laugh and enjoyed themselves.

Sunday Brunch at The Cabin Sheffield - 20th August 2017

I enjoyed my meal and it was good value for money but I felt the vegetarian choices were very limited. I really like the Sunday brunches, it's a very relaxed way to start the day.

this was my second brunch food was good and enjoyable company looking forward to next one

Real Ale Trail and Meal - 19th August 2017

Super day out with a great group of Spicers, we managed to find some quieter pubs which meant lots of chat and catch up.

I somehow potted a ball during a game of pool in the pub at Batley!! Loved this train hopping pub crawl. Even though I'm not a real ale drinker I soon found after a few I really enjoyed it. Jonathans insistence on being on the selfies of the girls who were on our train on there way to a night out in Leeds on our way home was hysterical.... Keep up the good work!

Summer Bunkhouse Weekend with Beaches and BBQ - 18th-20th August 2017

Superb location, lovely hostel next to the beach with a nice pub and restaurant within easy walking distance. Would go again if I had a helicopter to get there!!!

Spice Curry Club visits Kerala Leeds - 18th August 2017

Good food and company.

The staff were so help full and really welcomed us back. What can be better on a Friday night than a great curry and good company. the Kerala doesn't look much from the outside but the staff were so friendly and the curry's excellent.

Dinner Shuffle at Fahrenheit Sheffield - 17th August 2017

This is a good central location. The staff were very good and the food was delicious.

Good food in a nice restaurant. Lovely atmosphere and good company, although we didn't do a proper shuffle. Paul, as ever, a brilliant host.

Music Club Sheffield - 16th August 2017

I attended the music club, for the first time, on the 16th and really enjoyed it. It gave me the opportunity to hear music I wouldn't normally listen to.

Croquet Evening and Supper in Huddersfield - 16th August 2017

Lovely ladies, good group, great pie supper. Learnt to listen to instructions and that improved my technique

Great evening, loved the croquet (technical, and you can be competitive and bash your opponents ball into outer space if you want :-) and the ladies teaching us loved their sport and I'm going to join a club! Superb pie! Would definitely do again.

It is just fun to play if you don't take it too serious!

Dinner Shuffle at Del Verde - 15th August 2017

The food was served efficiently, very well cooked and presented with good size portions. The group were very chatty swopping news, recent spice events and who was booking future ones.

The location of the restaurant looking out across the golf course was a very pleasant surprise. The food was superb and Christine was an excellent hostess as always. Lots of lovely people to chat to and laugh with, a great evening.

Ramble: Kettlewell Scarecrows - 13th August 2017

A great fun event highlighting the best of Kettlewell

Liverpool Social Weekend - 11-13th August 2017

Relaxed itinery, bascally there was a good selection of events with no pressure if you wanted to do something else.

Hugely enjoyable event, good balance of things to do over a weekend. A good host whose experience showed. Highly recommend

North Wales Hostel and Camping Social Weekend - 11-13th August 2017

Breakfast done by the people running the camp. What a bonus. Sausages not quite as good as Lauren's!!!! A lovely buffet on the Friday. A lovely barbecue on the Saturday.

A great venue. Lots of different rooms to socialise in. I was a bit concerned that there were 10 people in our room. How surprisingly peaceful it was in the room. Our own wardrobe. What a bonus. A very sociable weekend. People went out of their way to see that no person was left out. I loved meeting people that I had never met before. Great food. A cheap and fun weekend.

Great weekend, good venue with lots of space for everyone. Seafront walking and cycling were lovely Food was really good as always, thanks to the hostel ladies and the spice helpers. Even the cold BBQ sausages for breakfast on Sunday morning were worth waiting for! Would definitely do again :-)

Harrogate Pub Meet at The Winter Gardens - 11th August 2017

I had never gone to a spice event before so didn't know what to expect. The host was lovely and the people I met were friendly making it very easy to feel relaxed and like I had known them for a while.

Outdoor Theatre: Great Expectations at Birstall - 10th August 2017

Another fabulous out door theater production. Oakwell hall is such a beautiful setting for a picnic too. Once again Spicer's brought lovely varied food and we had enough to feed 5000 although someone forgot the cream for the apple pie! I can't wait for the next.

Good seating as we got there early. Nice location as not too far away. Good story. Small group which was nice. Outdoor theatre is always good event. Nice to have a picnic and a small group means we can enjoy the company

Really enjoyable evening, would definitely do again

Gameshow Quiz West Yorkshire - 9th August 2017

This was a great quiz you just need to know your quiz shows

I liked the quiz and the fact that each round was totally different to the other. It was tough but fun

a fun, friendly evening

Gameshow Quiz South Yorkshire - 9th August 2017

Quizzes are always good fun and great value , good evening out

Spice Hits The Coach and Horses on Wakefield Road - 4th August 2017

Was good just to have a drink in a quiet pub where you could actually hear

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds - 3rd August 2017

Ten pin bowling night is always a great night , it is a lot harder to get low numbers ,friendly fun night out

Always well organised and good fun

Because of the scoring system it's great fun even if you're useless at bowling.....like me!

Masham Beer and BBQ Weekend - 28th-30th July 2017

The location is lovely good walks near you. Barbecue and brewery tour very enjoyable.Great social event.

Great welcome and organisation. The catering was excellent. Really good weekend.

Thank you Jonathan Jill and Lauren for all your hard work with the BBQ and breakfasts and general organisation. A sterling job :-D

Another excellent Masham weekend! Brilliant!

Spice Curry Club visits Chilli Lounge Huddersfield - 28th July 2017

Great company and great curry!

Some of us went on to Rock Cafe and danced the night away!

Mystery on the Rails and Afternoon Tea in York - 23rd July 2017

Great fun trying to work out whodunit - even though I got it wrong. Brilliant venue for a murder mystery with the icing on the cake being the afternoon tea in the train carriage, thoroughly enjoyed my outing once again

Really nice afternoon tea in grand surroundings

I really enjoyed it.

Really enjoyed trying to solve the mystery which wasn't easy but we got there in the end....afternoon was a real treat, very posh with all the trimmings...great afternoon spent in good company

Microlighting Experience Flight - 23rd July 2017

Had a great time, well worth the money. Very relaxed day and the staff are friendly and helpful. Met up with 3 other spice member from other regions who were fab and made the day special. thank you

Sunday Brunch at Marmaduke's Sheffield - 23rd July 2017

good food and friendly staff, buzzing atmosphere

River and Canal Walk and Afternoon Tea Sheffield - 22nd July 2017

It was all well organised and enjoyable, never knew such an area existed so close to the city /Centre a real eye-opener.

Lovely selection of cakes for afternoon tea!

I enjoyed it all. Pleasant way to spend an afternoon.

Nice flat and easy walk followed by a delicious afternoon tea.

Dinner Shuffle at Vitos Sheffield - 20th July 2017

The food was very good. restaurant staff very helpful. Spice people great

Every one was very welcoming and friendly i will defiantly book another dinner shuffle

nice atmosphere in the restaurant, friendly staff

Dinner Shuffle at The Foundry Leeds - 18th July 2017

The quality of the food was great and plenty of it. Service was excellent. It was appreciated that we were able to park in their private courtyard.

It's nice being able to chat with different people by shuffling around the table. Usually there's a mix of members who regularly come to dinner shuffles and new members too.

Peak District Walk: Monyash - 16th July 2017

Excellent route with interest of old leaf mine

Narrowboat Day on the Leeds Liverpool Canal - 16th July 2017

A lovely way to spend a sunny summer day. Beautiful scenery, good company and sporadic activities such as bridge opening and steering the narrow boat to make it interesting.

FIRST TIME ON A NARROW BOAT. IT WAS A VERY RELAXING EXPERIENCE.

Beginners Mountain Bike Ride from Wortley - 16th July 2017

Excellent beginners cycle ride.

National Dragon Boating Day - 16th July 2017

Very well organised Spice co-ordinators, Who ensured the smooth running of the event! It was a really fun day. I also enjoyed the winners ending ceremony with music, medals and a group photo.

Leeds Owl Trail and Early Evening Meal - 15th July 2017

Great idea to do this trail , good to learn new things about the city we live in and really look around us , very enjoyable and informative walk plus lovely meal afterwards

Underneath the Arches at Little Chilli Huddersfield - 13th July 2017

Really good little restaurant, great fun evening with lovely people. Would definitely go again. Loving these mid-week meals :-)

Great fun evening, good group and great food and service

Another lovely evening meal 'under the arches'. Great food & company.

Elevator Quiz West Yorkshire - 12th July 2017

GOOD NIGHT OUT. ENTERTAINING!

Elevator Quiz South Yorkshire - 12th July 2017

I always have a good time at quiz events having a enjoyable evening is more important than winning

Ramble: Blackstone Edge - 9th July 2017

The group leader on the walk - Richard was very knowledgeable about the route we took and made the walk very interesting, the best one I've been on so far - keep up the good work Spice...

Morning Stroll and Sunday Lunch at The Red Lion Shadwell - 9th July 2017

Lovely gentle walk on a sunny yorkshire day finishing up with a pint and Sunday lunch with great company

This was my first event and i was made to feel very welcome. The walk was well planned. And venue was top. Good Quality food 10 out of 10 Thanks

It was a very pleasant day out!

Helmsley, North Yorkshire Hostel and Camping Weekend - 7th-9th July 2017

Helmsley is a lovely Market Town, ideal to use as a base for either walking or cycling, and has a number of interesting shops, and even an outdoor swimming pool. I hope we go again.

Well organised event.good value for money

The bunk barn weekends are good value for money I really enjoyed the weekend it was my first bunk barn weekend.

Excellent weekend with great people. Food was fantastic as always and as always we were spoilt by Lauren.

Fantastic location.

Ten Pin Pyramid Bowling Leeds - 6th July 2017

Always a good night for both new and old members alike. A great social evening and a nice way for new members to get a taste of what Spice has to offer without being too daunting.

its such a fun way to play ten pin bowling

Indian Cookery School - 2nd July 2017

Lovely that we got to eat the food afterwards too. People were very welcoming and friendly at my first event. It was all fab. Travel directions accurate and much appreciated, lovely to have drinks provided too.

Great food and interesting conversation. Roll on the next one!

Spice Curry Club visits Sheesh Mahal Leeds - 30th June 2017

Karen is a fab host. Always welcoming and helpful. She makes any event better.

The food was very nice and there was plenty of it.

Underneath the Arches meal at Apadana Huddersfield - 28th June 2017

The food is amazing. We need to return again soon as I had food envy and can't wait to try another dish.

Lovely mid week meal, fantastic food and a great night all round

Lovely evening, great friendly customer service from the staff. Thanks for another good night Karen :-)

Mid-Week Ramble at Monsal Head - 28th June 2017

Richard is an excellent walk leader. He is very aware of everyones abilities and fitness levels and matches the pace to suit everyone. There are always plenty of stops to catch up, take photos and drinks.

Discover SCUBA at Metrodome - 27th June 2017

Waited years to do this - brilliant experience. Very professional staff.

Harewood House Visit - 25th June 2017

A really lovely day out, the house was just big enough to keep interest without too many rooms to explore. The Terrace cafe gave a very welcome refreshment break before the grounds, gardens, church and lake were explored. We even managed a quick boat trip to hear more about the building of the gardens and lake. Great day out!

Caving for the Terrified - 24th June 2017

This was a very well run event and very enjoyable with a few challenging parts but nothing too onerous. Both event leaders were knowledgeable and personable and gave the right amount of support and encouragement.

Spice Goes to the Dogs - 23rd June 2017

good night and good value enjoyable and fun.

Spice Scotland 25th Anniversary Ball - 19th June 2017

I had a lovely time. everyone was most welcoming.

White Water Rafting at Bala - 18th June 2017

Amazing and fun wet day! 5 star.

Beginners Mountain Bike Course - 17th June 2017

A very well structured event, informative and great fun.

Ping Pong, Pool and Pizza in Huddersfield - 15th June 2017

Really fun evening!

I had quite low expectations of the evening but was very pleasantly surprised as to how much fun it was. Even the pizza was tops. Please book another one and I promise to practice my games skills. Great fun and fab company!

Film, TV and Radio Quiz West Yorkshire - 14th June 2017

Always enjoy the quiz at the Parkside Tavern in Leeds. Friendly bunch of people whichever team you end up in and as a mid week event doesn't finish too late when you have to be up early next day for work

Quizzes are always fun,it is lovely that the teams are picked randomly each time , great variety of questions in difficulty , you can't help laughing at this night out

Ramble: Lathkill Dale - 11th June 2017

This was my first walk with Richard - I was amazed by his knowledge and patience that he showed while answering all our questions. Great day out and some great conversations in the pub!

World Cup Qualifier and Meal - 10th June 2017

A good convivial event.

Spice Dines at The New Conservatory Leeds - 10th June 2017

Impressed that you found an alternative venue on short notice

Shame the original venue had closed, but well done for arranging this at such short notice.

Not been to the New Conservatory before tho' walked past it many times. Had an enjoyable afternoon eating, drinking & chatting with everyone. Karen was a great hostess making me feel at ease as soon as I walked in. Keep up the good work.

A Darker Shade of Murder at The Garrison Sheffield - 9th June 2017

The Garrison roast dinners are the best! The actors were just as good as ever letting us try to guess which of them did it

This was a great event and, although we got it completely wrong, we still had a whale of a time deducing and accusing! The food was great too! The only downside was the disco afterwards; I wouldn't recommend staying for that bit but it wasn't bad enough to ruin the evening.

The murder mystery at The Garrison was a very enjoyable night out. Everyone seemed to have a good time

Tennis Evening in Batley - 8th June 2017

30 years since picking up a racquet and needless to say my ability was none existent! Didn't matter as we hit a few balls around, managed a brief rally or two and most of all, had a laugh about it. Fun evening all round.

Good fun

Sheffield Ten Pin Pyramid - 5th June 2017

enjoyable in a very friendly atmosphere.l feel that l am making friends which will transfer when l attend other events as well,

Adventure Holiday for Singles - 5th-9th June 2017

A fantastic week, with helpful and enthusiastic staff. Give everything a try, you might surprise yourself. However there's no pressure to do more than you happy with. Expect your phone to have no signal however!! Location and ecolodge is lovely.

Sunday Lunch at Ripon Spa Hotel - 4th June 2017

Thought last years Sunday lunch at the Spa was great but think it was even better this year. Lovely venue and superb food.

Food was very good and plenty of it. The surroundings were very civilised and pleasant. Sitting outside on the Terrace after lunch having the coffee and chocs was very relaxing (despite the Gardeners noise! All in all a very enjoyable day!

The food was excellent, the staff were very friendly & helpful, the even was well organised, and ran like clockwork

Croquet at Ripon Spa Hotel - 4th June 2017

This was a relaxed and enjoyable way to spend a Sunday. A good mix of people and the mixing up of groups made it very sociable.

The location and grounds were very impressive. The croquet was brilliant, didn't know what to expect and was more than happy with the whole experience, would definitely do it again.

Really great new activity to try, good to try something new on such a lovely sunny day

Spice managed to book brilliant weather for a perfect day playing croquet. We all declared we weren't competitive and would just have fun until the gentleman on the last lawn started moving the balls around!! Fantastic event with great company

Great day, helped by the beautiful weather possibly, but lovely venue.

Great fun!

Workshop: How to Get That Job - 4th June 2017

Great event if you are wanting to go for another job. Really motivating and good tips.

Spice Dines Thai at Ban Thai Sheffield - 2nd June 2017

Had a lovely meal at Baan Thai. Really enjoyed the evening.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds - 1st June 2017

Good turn out, big group.

Eve Ramble: Denby Dale Trail - 31st May 2017

Love Jonathan's evening walks. Always well planned and enjoyable. Thanks

Great back groundninfo linked to areas walked around. Fun evening

Peak District Walk - Tissington Well Dressing - 28th May 2017

Good to walk with a very large group including members of other local spice groups. One had driven up all the way from Gloucester!

A lovely walk with a nice bunch of people across different areas of Spice not just the One area

Inner Hebrides Bank Holiday Sailing Weekend - 26th-29th May 2017

I was apprehensive about the weekend as I didn't know anyone and we were such a small group. It was a fabulous weekend, great boat and incredible scenery. John the skipper was fabulous, we were able to join in as much or as little as we wanted. The food was excellent and we were very well looked after. David (ex spicer member) was also really helpful, he was very patient and taught us a lot. Thanks for a fabulous weekend, lots of fun and laughter. I'm still smiling and will be booking more.

Seahouses Spring Bank Holiday Bunk Barn + BBQ Weekend - 26th-29th May 2017

Excellent co-ordination as always with Lauren. We are always so well fed and looked after. The resort was great and the trip to the Farne islands beyond expectations! I'll miss these weekends

Lauren was an excellent host. Great location.

The setting on the bunk barn is lovely with spectacular views to Bamburgh cattle. The walk leader has a lovely personality, extremely knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. Lauren's catering was outstanding as usual. Many thanks to Lauren and Tony for all your hard work. When are we going next year ? Bank holidays give us the most opportunity to enjoy this place especially as it can be a long journey for some.

Whole weekend was brilliant, good fun and good company! Loads to do in the area - can't wait til the next one!

A great itinerary with 2 really good walks and a visit to the Farne islands. As usual a great hosting job from Lauren!

A great weekend away in a superb location. So much to see and do in the area to suit walkers and non-walkers alike. Bamburgh Castle a reasonable 3 mile walk away and amongst others, Alnwick Castle a short drive away. The Inner-Farne boat trip is a must do to get up close to the nesting birds - just make sure you wear a hat and waterproof coat in case of attack from the birds protecting their nests! We were also lucky enough to encounter the seals and even a pod of dolphins came out to play. Amazing!

Jersey Walking and Social Weekend - 26th-29th May 2017

Great weekend with some lovely people on a beautiful island. Steve was a fab host.

Welsh Camping Long Weekend - 26th-29th May 2017

A wonderful event tinged with sadness due to this being Breakaway's last weekend for Spice.

Walking Weekend Pen Y Ghent, Whernside and Malham - 26th-29th May 2017

This was my first spice event and thoroughly enjoyed it. Hope I haven't peaked too early. The guides andy and Steve were really knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Them and some of Spice members really helped my relax and enjoy the event. Brilliant first experience of spice organised event. Won't put me off future events at all.

Sunday Brunch at Spoon Sheffield - 21st May 2017

a nice local cafe, good food and friendly staff

Visit to Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum - 21st May 2017

Eden camp was very good and the meal afterwards at the new Malton pub was excellent.

80s Night at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel - 20th May 2017

Fab time at mercury hotel 80's night! Everyone seemed to enjoy it. Sue was a good host. Lovely food, nice party atmosphere.

Highlands Wildlife, Whiskey and Wonderful Food - 5 Day Break - 20th-25th May 2017

Ashley Grove is a brilliant guide, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. The Grant Arms Hotel is a perfect venue for this type of trip. Rooms very comfortable, wonderful choice of food.

Spice Curry Club visits Kasmiri Aroma Wakefield - 19th May 2017

The food was great and plenty of it

Serenity Weekend - 19th-21st May 2017

How informative, engaging, emotional (I would not say that it was 'fun' in the sense of the word fun as it was a serious event). It is such a shame that this event was the last one, as it was truly enlightening and everything I would have expected and wished for. Excellent! if it ever starts running again, I would be the first to put my name down to go again. Well worth the value.

Dinner Shuffle at Strada Sheffield - 18th May 2017

This went well, and I thought Strada an excellent venue. The quality of the food was v good

Burger Meal at Crowd of Favours Leeds 19th May 2017

The burgers were really good

Food was good if a little overpriced for the veggie option. Karen was a fab host and made everyone feel welcome.

Spice Curry Club visits The Aagrah Sheffield 12th May 2017

Just lovely company, after recent evens , it was really refreshing and I had a lovely relaxed and fun evening.

Horse Riding Weekend for Beginners, Improvers and Experienced Riders 12th-14th May 2017

Amazing weekend in beautiful countryside with the added bonus of riding around on horseback instead of walking! You really are in the middle of nowhere which makes it so relaxing. Enjoyed it so much I re-booked for next time as soon as I arrived home!

Drawing and Watercolour Weekend 12th-14th May 2017

Fantastic weekend lots of great pictures produced

Eve Ramble: Scammonden Reservoir 11th May 2017

Really lovely walk surrounded by lovely views of Yorkshire

Sheffield - Ten Pin Pyramid 8th May 2017

Everyone was really friendly

Zipwire Velocity 7th May 2017

Wow!! This was amazing, I totally loved it! I would recommend it to anyone who likes a bit of excitement. Anyone that's worried about the safety aspect shouldn't be, they couldn't be more safety conscious on site. Superb event!

Saturday Shuffle at Cosmopolitan Hotel Leeds 6th May 2017

Dinner shuffles are such a great idea as you get chance to mix with more people and they are more informal than 'standard' meals

Good food and service. Nice bar area to meet and mingle.

Amazing food, lovely venue and super company

Spice Hits Wakefield at the Swan and Cygnet 5th May 2017

Great night. Good to meet new people and catch up with regular members to discuss upcoming events in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds 4th May 2017

fantastic laugh as always

Highly enjoyable and I can see why it is such an enjoyable event for all members new and old ! Happy with all so far

Enjoyed myself, relaxed and fun atmosphere. Will be booking the next one

Peak District Walk: Bakewell to Chatsworth 30th April 2017

Good pace for this ramble

I loved the walk, one of the best I've been to. If Marie can repeat it some time soon that would be great.

Charleston Dance Workshop in Sheffield 30th April 2017

Good fun. Great teacher

Great fun workshop swizzles jazz hands and twirls pity we didn't have longer

Gin Tasting at Pintura Leeds 30th April 2017

It was really good fun. Had a few concerns re the fact we were so high up (may not have worn the high heels) but we did find the lift!

What a fab afternoon, listening about the history of gin and then tasting it. Great group of Spicers obviously drinking in moderation

The National Coal Mining Museum Tour and Lunch 29th April 2017

I had been wanting to visit the mining museum for years and finally got there thanks to Spice, it was a great experience and well worth the wait.

Excellent afternoon out, great company rounded off with delicious food...

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole event. I was made to welcome from the start, the tour was very informative and interesting followed by a nice lunch and then a wander round the rest of the museum at a leisurely pace....thank you for a great day out. I'm a new member and so far I'm very impressed with all aspects of Spice, for example I feel included and not just a face in a crowd, great choice of events, timely manner of communication, friendliness of everyone especially the hosts....thank you.

Spice Curry Club visits Aagrah Leeds 28th April 2017

very good value for money re food

The Aagrah never fails to disappoint with the amount and quality of food. The staff were very efficient and the atmosphere lively. A great choice for a great curry and chatting to both new and old Spice people. Well done to Jonathan and Jill and for rounding off the evening at a local pub for those up for it.

Spice Curry Club visits Woodhouse Spice Sheffield 28th April 2017

The venue was first class. Wonderful food with attentive staff. One of the best curries after maybe Malveli.

Very much enjoyed the curry night at Woodhouse Spice

Timberlodges Weekend 28th April-1st May 2017

Food and friendly atmosphere of the host and the group great walks and good pubs not to far away

Secret Ridges of Wales 28th April-1st May 2017

Brilliant weekend with well led challenging walks and excellent food and company. Thanks so much to Barry and Sonya for an excellent final ridge walking weekend. A very happy semi-retirement to you both

As ever, Barry and Sonja's welcome and generosity throughout the weekend. The itinerary was outstanding and challenging and we really could not have had a better group of people to enjoy it with.

Theatre: A Judgement in Stone in Leeds 27th April 2017

The Leeds Grand is such a beautiful theater and for an evening out you can't beat a live play

Underneath the Arches at Primo Huddersfield 26th April 2017

Another great mid-week meal out.

Primos is a lovey buzzing restaurant which was packed on a Wednesday night, both food and company were lovely.

Peak District Walk: Calver 23rd April 2017

Good co-ordination by the walk leader

This was my first event with Spice, everyone was very friendly, it was great fun and i really enjoyed the walk , the scenery was beautiful .I m looking forward to many more walks this year.

Spice Dines English at St. George Hotel Harrogate 23rd April 2017

Hotel in a convenient location. nicely furnished and food nicely presented. Good value. Enjoyable event.

Tour of Magic Rock Brewing Huddersfield 22nd April 2017

Fun and interactive all quickly agreed for an additional meal after and drinks . Very enjoyable.

Great place to sample different beers. Look forward to going again and trying a few more!

Spice Curry Club visits My Lahore Bradford 21st April 2017

Good food and a beer afterwards

Dinner shuffle at Zizzis Sheffield 20th April 2017

Very enjoyable evening

Had a really lovely evening at Zizzi's. Enjoyed your company and that of our fellow Spicers. Food was delicious.

Dinner shuffle at the Town Hall Tavern 18th April 2017

People were good company and the food was excellent

Anderton Boat Lift Experience 17th April 2017

Just a unique attraction that I wouldn't have thought to go to otherwise. Good social aspect too - opportunities to chat in the cafe before and after and on the boat itself. Great idea. Well done!

Treasure Hunt and Meal in Sheffield 15th April 2017

Great fun, educational. Good food and good company

It was lots of fun and very well organised.

Newcastle Easter Weekend 14th-17th April 2017

I thought there was a good balance between organised events and "free" time. Very much liked the mix/variety of evening events. Always felt the Jonathan and Jill were "loosely" keeping an eye on everything. All in all a brilliant week-end.....

To say that our hosts have only been "in the job" for such a short time, I can only say that I was beyond impressed with their communication and organising and organising skills. They were both so friendly at pleasant, yet took it all in their stride and made our weekend really enjoyable.

This event was a good mixture of local history, socialising and fun. The hotel was excellent, and having a view from my room over the river Tyne and it's bridges was a real bonus. The coordinators were helpful and friendly.

Very enjoyable.

Brilliant weekend, it was really well organised by Jonathan and Jill. It was great fun and I met some lovely people. I would certainly recommend it to anyone

Spice Dines Chinese in Wakefield 13th April 2017

Plenty of dishes and some fresh cooked, the sushi bar went down really well and the chocolate fountain although not quite Chinese was lovely with marshmallows

Food and Drink Quiz Leeds 12th April 2017

Great fun. The best quiz of the year!!

Yet another fun quiz but with the added extra of food tasting.

The Food Samples were really Yummy!!! A great night out!!!

How much fun I had, despite feeling nervous about attending. Group allocation was fair. Glad I was in a team of more than 2. Length of evening was perfect. Having a prize was a bonus. The location was central and easy to find.

Footgolf at Woodkirk Valley 9th April 2017

Spice couldn't have booked better weather, who would have thought kicking a football 100yrs could be so difficult and so funny. Great event with a couple of the holes very challenging good job there was no time limit.

Great fun event. Will definitely do it again. No real sporting skill needed. Just strong stomach muscles to cope with all the laughter.

Ramble: Trotters Gill 9th April 2017

This was a great walk with a bit of a challenge crossing the lime stone that made it more interesting and rounded off nicely with a well deserved drink at the local pub.

Pie Meal at The Hop Leeds 8th April 2017

Great event in a private area with excellent food and service. Lots of fun.

Flight Simulator Experience 8th April 2017

This was a great day being the captain of a 737 getting to take off fly and land the plane was a great experience, only one little bit of advice, there are about 10 people who go on this and everyone gets a fair amount of time at the controls, so if u quite far down the list you can be waiting a while so i recommend you take a book, magazine or something to occupy yourself til your turn.

Get Together at York Tap 7th April 2017

Good event for meeting local members and arranging other events together

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds 6th April 2017

A great evening, the pyramid aspect meant you didn't need to feel bad for not been a fab player, good friendly fun. As a new member I am finding it a lovely fun and relatively easy way to make some new friends. Events are good value too. Thank you Spice Jonathan and Jill.

An enjoyable night out

Discover Scuba at Metrodome Barnsley 4th April 2017

Good experience. Worth doing

Sheffield Ten Pin Pyramid 3rd April 2017

Very enjoyable good event for new members as there's opportunity to chat ,and some members go on a regular basis

Caving for the Terrified 1st April 2017

I would definitely recommend this event, it is so much fun!! Mark and Shaun are brilliant instructors with such a great sense of humour, that makes you feel at ease right away. They are the perfect double act. Be brave... it will be worth it :)

Spice Curry Club visits Nawaab Huddersfield 31st March 2017

Good group of people

Board Games Night in Leeds 29th March 2017

Excellent fun evening, with a prize for the winner

Please bring back Snakes and Ladders!!!

Sunday Brunch at Harland Café Sheffield 26th March 2017

Good company, good food and free street parking

Good café, like the informal atmosphere of brunch vs an evening meal. Small group but that also meant we could have a good chat and all join in.

Spring into Summer Pub Crawl in Sheffield 25th March 2017

Group was about the right size enabling me to chat to most of the group .paul the coordinator made me feel welcome and kept checking l was ok wich made me feel comfortable and included

Wine Tasting at Veeno York 25th March 2017

good value for money, well run. The staff were great

This is one of the best events I've been on - apart from the parallel events at Veeno Leeds which I've done twice! The food is amazing and they are quality wines. Staff are really helpful and it's a really fun informal kind of event.

Walking Weekend Coniston Water South Lakes 24th-26th March 2017

Brilliant weekend in Coniston. We had perfect weather, blue skies, sunshine and snow on the tops! Great location for walking. And the accommodation, food and service at Monk Coniston was great - I'd definitely go again.

Spice Curry Club Visits Maveli, Sheffield 24th March 2017

Had a great evening at Maveli's. Lovely food, nice company

Ten Pin Pyramid in Chesterfield 23rd March 2017

Enjoyed the Ten Pin Pyramid Bowling more than I expected with being a novice, and the other members we're really friendly and encouraging, great for my first event. The prizes didn't help my diet though but went down far too well!!

Sunday Lunch at Sukhothai Harrogate 19th March 2017

Fantastic buffet selection from soups, starters, mains and desserts. Lovely meal and place.

Good value for money

Spice in the City in Leeds 18th March 2017

It was friendly sociable, and I was made to feel incredibly welcome and valued.

Kettlewell Hostel Weekend 17th-19th March 2017

Brilliant fun weekend. Nice to celebrate two birthdays. Fantastic venue and location. Would definitely recommend it.

Lauren's Saturday evening meal was delicious, I just wished I had room for second's!

I really enjoyed this weekend. Beautiful location, lovely hostel, fab food and great company.

The cheep and cheerful bunk barn/ YHA weekends are such a laugh. Great walks, so social, great food, great people. Fun, fun,fun!!!!

Everything was great.I was impressed most by how everyone pulled together in the hostel and on the walk.A really friendly bunch of people.Also Lauren the host really looked after us and the food was delicious.Im still laughing now days later at some of the things from the weekend.Such good fun,and a really comfortable homely venue

Mid Week Ramble Chinley 15th March 2017

A wonderful way to spend a few hours in brilliant country side with excellent views

Sunday Lunch at Malmaison Leeds 12th March 2017

The food was outstanding and the waiting staff were all very helpful. This would be an excellent venue for a Christmas meal

Good food Good company

Excellent meal in lovely hotel restaurant.

Murder Mystery Night at Mercure Leeds Parkway 11th March 2017

An evening like this is just up my street I love murder mystery, the cast were fantastic and stayed in character the full evening even though it was worrying that 2 people were killed just next to our table and I'm still sure Jonathan Banks had a hand in one of them!! The meal was good and I stayed over night which was excellent value. Well done Spice another great weekend event

The whole thing was a hoot - really good fun and a great disco as well

The murder mystery was a fun event and disco was very good

Pizza and Pasta Night at Delrio's York 10th March 2017

A brilliant fun night with lots of laughs, lovely food and an unexpected sing-a-long. Should do it again.

Bingo Busters Quiz South Yorkshire 8th March 2017

A casual, laid back event. An enjoyable quiz, even for the academically challenged As Usual, Paul T, did an excellent job

It was less daunting then l had thought and l enjoyed it more then l thought l would and a member that l had met before was a geat help.and l quickly started to have fun.overall well organised and the co-ordinator eased things along with a fun aspect

enjoyable evening.

Sheffield Ten Pin Pyramid 6th March 2017

I really enjoyed this event people were helpful.there was also a fun element to the evening.can't wait for the next one.

Spice Dines Thai at Chaophraya Leeds 5th March 2017

A great way to spend a Sunday. Good company, good food and many laughs.

Spice in the City at Devonshire Cat Sheffield 4th March 2017

I haven't been on a Spice event for quite a while and it was so lovely to catch up with old friends and make some new ones.

The people attending seemed friendly

Walking Weekend in Scarborough 3rd-5th March 2017

The walk wise guides were very good they made the walks fun and pointed out local landmarks.

Fab walks , lovely view from hotel lounge , good company

Peddler Market in Sheffield 3rd March 2017

Hi all !Peddler market is every first Fri-Sat of the month. Since its getting more and more popular among Sheffield people I would really appreciate if you could add this event more often- especially during summer months, because Kelham Island is becoming one of those Sheffield areas where things are actually happening (in terms of art and music). We were not lucky with a weather ,which was very disappointing apart from that- fab event and the pub we went to afterwards is one of the most popular in the city at the minute. Really enjoyed it !

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds 2nd March 2017

Very friendly, great value, well organised, and a lot of fun.

York Bowling Evening 28th February 2017

A great night. Lots of fun and laughter. Good to meet new members.

Live at the Cinema: Sleeping Beauty in Sheffield 28th February 2017

Never been in the Curzon cinema before and never seen a full ballet production so it was a new experience for me. Had a lovely evening.

Sunday Brunch at The Rhubarb Shed Sheffield 26th February 2017

Good food, good conversation in a relaxed atmosphere.

Workshop: Reiki First Degree 25th February 2017

Although I had to drive for two hours to get to the Manchester Spice office, it was worthwhile. It was a very good, easy and relaxed training day.

One of the best parts of the training was the hands on practice, which shows individuals what its like to do Reiki but also what its like for the person you are practicing on. Providing an awareness of how personal the transition of Reiki is from yourself to others.

Well worth the two hour drive across the country! Perhaps, a session could be set up to take place in the east, York or middle of the north, Leeds way. I consider that would offer this training and the wellbeing days to others who perhaps cannot drive or afford to travel....Just a thought for inclusive activities for all.

Rhubarb Farm Tour in West Yorkshire's Rhubarb Triangle 25th February 2017

The knowledge of Janet at Oldroyds- and how she presented everything...informative and fun.

Surprisingly very enjoyable event

really unique experience. very knowledgeable speaker, learned a lot. Location good for people travelling a distance. Unicorn pub very handy for refreshments across from the farm.

Spice curry club visits Nawaab Leeds 24th February 2017

The food was wonderful , staff excellent and so very helpful , definitely book the venue again for an eveing , thank you Jonathon.

Forest of Bowland Weekend 24th-26th February 2017

I thought the venue was a good selection for this time of year, given that the Event was not sold out. I think the YH was a little small, and had limited facilities in comparison to other venues later in the year. The fixed price Friday fish night was a good choice, and avoided complicated "Settling up" at the end of the meal.

Dinner Shuffle at Harvey Nichols 21st February 2017

Very good value and the peppermint tea was a lovely bonus ,great evening as always on shuffle thank you Jill

How to Become a Love Magnet 19th February 2017

Maureen is warm and skilled at what she does. She readily adapted to all the needs of the group and made the subject matter comfortable for all who attended. I was glad to meet her.

The Spice Yorkshire Winter Ball 18th February 2017

Returning from some time away to find that Spice is just the lifeline needed and nothing is too much trouble. Was feeling a little worried about returning but that feeling went as soon as I walked through the door. Enjoyable evening, roll on the next event!

Loved the little "touches" for example, the favors on the tables and also the decoration. Had a brill time. It's a great occasion to dress up, eat (and drink!) well and have a good bop!

Good organisation and great venue

A lovely room with beautiful decorations which made it feel special. A lovely mix of people too.

Jill and Jonathon worked very hard all eve

Thank you for a lovely evening at the ball in Leeds..The hotel , staff and food was excellent.

Fabulous evening

Excellent hotel, food, DJ and event organisation. Brill night out!

Another excellent spice ball.

Back to School 80s Party 18th February 2017

A fun evening great live band good atmosphere.

Walking Weekend: Wobbly Lakeland Walking 17th-19th February 2017

As a first timer I felt at ease from the start.

Ironbridge Luxury Walking and Social Weekend 17th-19th February 2017

It ran very smoothly.

Dinner Shuffle at Bill's Bar Sheffield 16th February 2017

The restaurant was fantastic and I knew some members so that made me feel comfortable but I enjoyed meeting members I hadn't seen before too. Would love to do it again but can you do one in Worksop where I live there are great restaurants here too!

I thought the quality of food was very good at Bill's (better than Silverstone's say). Atmosphere and service good too. A good venue.

The organisation of the event and the friendliness of everyone there.

Learn to Drift 12th February 2017

Bloody brilliant! Adrenlin filled, loved it. Well run, nice chap, Andy...Nice instructors. All about fun, but safety too. Pls ask Lauren to buy me a drift car when she gets her 4x4.

Spice dines Mexican at Fiesta Latino York 10th February 2017

The event was well organized good food good company and a friendly welcome.

Spice Curry Club visits Ashoka, Chesterfield 10th February 2017

Julia Nolan the coordinator went out of her way to be helpful. She arrived early because she knew my bus got into Chesterfield earlier than the event start time.

Overall a fun evening, as usual

Decades Quiz West Yorkshire 8th February 2017

Jill managing to do all the marking so quickly and organising it all with such a large group this time , great job !! Great evening , thanks

Fab night. Jill did a fine job both reading the questions and marking the sheets. Excellent evening

Jill did a sterling job hosting the quiz on her own, with only a little bit of help. Great night as usual. Thanks to my team for helping me to win the double double. Regulars will know what I mean. Going for the triple double next month. Thanks everyone.

Spice in the City Sheffield at Head of Steam 4th February 2017

This was my first event which I thoroughly enjoyed.

Saturday Shuffle at Roast and Conch Leeds 4th February 2017

Quality of food very good , fresh and well presented , lovely flavourful vegetarian food , good venue , would def go again

Spice Hits Wakefield at the Coach and Horses 3rd February 2017

A lovely traditional pub with a welcoming landlord. We found a side room which we all fit into and had a great catch up.

Very good pub, I would go back there.

Ten Pin Pyramid Leeds 2nd February 2017

First 10 pin event, great mix of people and great fun.

I was made to feel welcome and everyone was very friendly

Badminton in Sheffield 31st January 2017

Nice balance - social badminton but never dull.

Ramble Hollingworth Lake and Blackstone Edge 29th January 2017

Great walk, great fun, great views from Blackstone Edge.

Sunday Brunch at Bill’s Bar Sheffield 29th January 2017

I really enjoy the Brunches. It's nice to have breakfast with a group of nice friendly people.

nice venue, good food and efficient service

Top of the Pops Night at the Mercure Sheffield 28th January 2017

Been on one of these before and absolutely love them

For the cost it was a fun evening, liked the videos shown at the same time. Good selection of music for dancing, food well presented and service pretty good once they got going. Venue well suite to such an event and at least they have a large enough dance floor.

Nice meal. More events like this with dancing pls (all agreed!) Everyone enjoyed it.

The top of the pops night was a really good event. The food was nice, lovely atmosphere, great dance music with all the old videos. Really enjoyed it. More of the same please!!

Spice Curry club visits Dimple Well Lodge Ossett 27th January 2017

The food was delicious and excellent value..Not able to eat it all..would definitely visit again. Hosts Jonathan and Jill were very welcoming..A friendly evening in good company. Would recommend the food.

Cheap Pub Crawl in Sheffield 21st January 2017

Being out in the city was brilliant

Ten Pin Pyramid in Chesterfield 17th January 2017

A laid back, no pressure evening. I've never played the game before and I'm a complete novice to bowling. It didn't matter one jot. In fact the worse the shot, the funnier it was. Loved it. Spice events co-ordinators are a welcoming bunch of people.

Newish group of people all got on really and enjoyed bowling as a group using this format

Review of 2016 Quiz West Yorkshire 11th January 2017

prefer to be allocated teams so thanks Jonathan. And nice easier questions this time!

A great night out. It was well worth braving the cold weather to attend.

Review of 2016 Quiz South Yorkshire 11th January 2017

enjoy the pub quiz, friendly, informal, good way to meet people

Good balance of questions between easier & harder - full marks to the quiz setter !

Spice in the City : Sheffield 7th January 2017

Maurice was a lovely host.

Harrogate Pub Meet 6th January 2017

Once again a really good, fun evening.

Cheap food, live music and good company whats not to enjoy!

Theatre: Strictly Ballroom The Musical 4th January 2017

Really good show. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Peak District Walk: Ashbourne and Mayfield 1st January 2017

My first walk. Stress free and a nice welcome from Mick Cornfield who was informative and fun. The small group walked at a good speed despite damp weather. Thoroughly enjoyable.

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